Sur la Mer

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The French Riviera is renowned for its glitz and glamour. Tourists expect to see glitterati sipping champagne on their luxury yachts and crowds of sun worshippers cramming the beaches. But, outside peak season, the reality can be quite different. When Keith Hall visited Saint-Raphaël last October, he discovered the Riviera in a quiet, more relaxed… [Continue Reading]

Saint-Émilion – the little town with a big reputation

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Wine glass in hand, Jo Walmesley stepped back in time in Bordeaux when she visited the famous town of Saint-Émilion. She found its cobbled streets and shady squares are brimming with history, and its centuries-old vineyards are also brimming with a certain delectable liquid… In 1999, the town and region of Saint-Émilion in Bordeaux was… [Continue Reading]

Starting over in Aix en Provence

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When Carolyn Tate realised her life needed a radical transformation, she decided to take the plunge and move to France for five months. But, with a 12-yr-old son in tow, how did she manage to make it work? We spoke to Carolyn to find out it’s like to start a new chapter (and write a… [Continue Reading]

L’heure du Thé event

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Le Style Magazine produces L’heure du Thé events held in Melbourne AU since 2011 annually and begins its establishment in New York and Singapore in 2014. It is an extension of Le Style Magazine for you to experience different flavours of luxury French high tea at each event. We continue to support the National Breast… [Continue Reading]

Lapont French Immersion Tours

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Immerse yourself in France with the Lapont French Immersion Tours and Courses. Language, Culture and Gastronomy tours http://lapont.com/guidelines Experience the real French way of life and mingle with the locals in some of the most beautiful villages in France. Travel by private transfer in a small Adult only group of 8 privileged guests. All inclusive… [Continue Reading]

Lavender Hill Interiors

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At Lavender Hill Interiors, we offer complete collections of classic French style furniture and homeware online at highly accessible prices. We are passionate about helping you style your home, bringing you pieces that capture the essence of classic French Provincial decor. You may be lacking in time and resources, or feel overwhelmed by the idea… [Continue Reading]

LEÇON DE CUISINE…With Cherry

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Le coing parfumé – The Fragrant Quince There is nothing quite like the scent of a quince. Unfortunately, they are a seasonal fruit and are only available in Australia during the autumn months. So, now’s your chance to have a splurge: buy about ten and put them in a large bowl on a table. They… [Continue Reading]

Métro Style

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The Métro is the fastest and most efficient way of getting around Paris. But it’s more than just that, says Keith Hall. It is also a major tourist attraction. Join Keith as he whizzes around the underground system looking into the history and styles of some of the outstanding stations of the Paris Métro. You… [Continue Reading]

A Journey Through the Latin Quarter

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  According to Frommer travel guide writer, Darwin Porter, Paris’ Latin Quarter is a place “where students meet and fall in love over café crème and croissants.”Shara J. J. Cooper reveals the historical sites lying around every corner of this romantic region in central Paris. It’s hard to imagine nowadays but, back in the 13th… [Continue Reading]

A Capital Idea: Marseille

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Designated a European Capital of Culture for 2013, Marseille has a long and rich history with many interesting threads to explore. Keith Hall seeks out the more cultured side of this famous port city. Each year the European Union selects one or two cities to be officially awarded the title “European Capital of Culture” for… [Continue Reading]