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La brocante on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: La brocante

I’m currently walking a portion of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela – follow along on Instagram! For today’s French Friday, I’m sharing a few photos from a recent brocante/ vide-grenier that took place in Nérac (just a stone’s throw from our vacation rental property!). What’s a vide-grenier, I hear you ask? Well for want […]

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French Fridays: Sunday morning market in La Croix-Rousse (Lyon)

They say a picture is worth a thousand words but I always have trouble conveying what I experience as I travel in just a few images per blog post. This summer, I’ve been experimenting with little videos which I hope are helpful in showing you exactly what I am seeing and hearing (sadly, smell-o-vision is […]

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Summer in France: Nérac night market

It’s July 14th. Bastille Day as it’s known outside France. And I’m sure there will be parties and fireworks and good food and wine. It’s the French way – always but especially in the summer. One of the things I love the most about France is the festive nature of the summer – from the […]

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French Fridays: A stroll through a French market

Most of you know I’m in France for a large part of the summer (follow me on Instagram for pictures from Southwest France and 10 days of the Camino in late July!) I’m staying in our vacation rental property in the lovely town of Nérac – the town I fell in love with when I […]

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Book review: F is for France

If you’ve been reading here for a while, you’ll know how much I love France. I lived there, studied there and have travelled there countless times. Heck, we even bought a house there 😉 So it won’t come as any surprise to you that I love reading about all things French and that when I […]

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French Fridays: A day in and around the rue Montorgueil (75002, Paris)

Disclosure: I received a small discount on my Vacation in Paris apartment rental in exchange for a writeup about my experience and a post about my most recent trip. You can read about a few of my favourite Paris markets on the Vacation in Paris blog. Long-time readers will know that I lived for a […]

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