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16 12, 2014

Inside French artists’ homes with the Alliance Française Paris Île-de-France

By |2014-12-17T09:28:56+11:00Dec 16, 2014|1 Comment

To delve more into the lives of Balzac, Bourdelle or Zadkine, follow the same path as the students at Alliance Française Paris Île-de-France in these heavenly places: for a complete immersion in French culture, as well as enjoying a moment suspended in serenity and happiness.

21 09, 2011

The road to Paris

By |2014-11-27T12:32:46+11:00Sep 21, 2011|4 Comments

En tous cas, I refuse to look through the rose-coloured glasses that so many expats in France love to wear. France is a great country but it's not all Ladurée macarons and walks along the Seine, en fait far from it. And for the record, I don't subscribe to the views that French women never get fat (they can and they do), that the French are all oh-so stylish (they're not – you only need to take the Metro to realise they’re clinging to and riding off an old reputation), and that you can never eat a bad meal (you can, just head to the Latin Quarter, it's inevitable).

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