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188 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 2 Following | 47 Followers | @Jansfrance | France Travel Tips shares unique travel experiences in France saving you time and money. Jan covers culinary, active, outdoor, and learning experiences throughout France. 

France Travel Tips Experiences On “Touring Bird”—Google’s New Travel Tool -

Please share this post:<p>One of Google’s experimental workshops, simply named “Area 120”, has recently launched a new travel tool and Paris is one of …

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Is It Wrong To Attend La Course Camarguaise (Provencal Bullfighting)?

Please share this post:<p>I got flack back in July on a social media platform after I shared a photo of an event that I went to in Arles, a popular town …

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Lunch with a view of Etretat: Dormy House

Please share this post:<p>When I first arrived in the seaside town of Etretat at my Airbnb, my hostess pointed out a hotel that had exceptional views of …

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Your Guide To Using Lavender and Lavandin Oil

Please share this post:<p>When you are in Provence during the lavender season (late June to early August) not all those purple fields may be lavender. …

Where To See The Best Bastille Day Fireworks In Normandy

Please share this post:<p>Do you want to see the <b>best</b> Bastille Day fireworks in Normandy? Start planning your trip to Etretat because I don’t think …

Making Sure Your First Airbnb in Normandy Is A Success

Please share this post:<p>I recently enjoyed my first Airbnb in Normandy and I have 3 insights into how you can make sure your stay is a success. I know …

Two Of The Best Ways To See The Cliffs At Étretat

Please share this post:<p>To get some spectacular photos of the famous falaises d’Étretat here are two of the best ways to see the cliffs at Étretat: by …

Discover Pont d’Arc By Kayak

Please share this post:<p>Many times I’ll choose a place to visit in France simply from seeing a beautiful photograph. This has happened with Mont …

Where You Can Find Lavender In Provence

Please share this post:<p>It’s not too late. Go now! RIGHT NOW! This post will tell you where you can find lavender in Provence because I just got back …

Visit the abandoned railway in Paris? La Petite Ceinture

Please share this post:<p>Take a look at the photo above. Would YOU really want to visit this place? I was NOT impressed and expected so much more when …

The Funny Side Of France As Told By David Sedaris

Please share this post:<p>If you’ve got a long journey planned while in France, how will you spend your time? Staring out at the landscape? Talking to …

Timeless French Icon: The Citroën 2CV

Please share this post:<p>What comes to mind when you see a baguette? A croissant? Some Bordeaux wine? A beret? Brie cheese? France, of course! There …

Your Options If There’s A French Train Strike

Please share this post:<p>I had it planned to a <b>T.</b> I’d spent countless hours figuring out my itinerary for my upcoming June trip to France with flights …

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Choosing The Favourite Village Of The French In 2018

Please share this post:<p>For the past few months throughout France the residents in certain French villages have been jumping for joy. Why? They are …

France

My City Hunt With Paris In Action

Please share this post:<p>“You’ve seen one mountain, you’ve seen them all”. This was said by a 14 year old while travelling in the Canadian Rockies. …

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The toll lane in France took its toll on me

Please share this post:<p>There you are in a store’s check-out lane and the line is simply not moving because there’s some problem.<p>The customer is …

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Parisian bistro with traditional French cuisine: A la Biche au Bois

Please share this post:<p>Author and pastry chef David Lebovitz has written some excellent books about French food and his experiences living in France. …

Trip #30: Paris

**Contains Affiliate Links**<p>Trip Number 30 was at the end of my 2 1/2 week trip to Europe. It began with a visit to Portugal (Porto, Lisbon, Sintra, …

Four National Library of France Sites— 2 Worth Visiting

Please share this post:<p>Sometimes you see a photo on the internet or in a magazine and you decide you HAVE to see that place when you visit the city. …

Running In France

Please share this post:<p>You can take a walking tour, river cruise, or bus tour to see France, but how about another way….by running in France? Let me …

Remains Of The Bastille: 4 Spots You Likely Overlooked

Please share this post:<p>When in Paris, one walks a lot and it’s worth doing as there are so many sites to see. But you can walk down a street and not …

“59 Rivoli”—a former squat that provides studios for artists in Paris

Please share this post:<p>When you hear the word, “squatters”, you likely think of people occupying an uninhabited, abandoned building. What you …

Paris Dinner Soirée At Jim Haynes

Please share this post:<p>For many years I had heard about some rather unique dinners that take place weekly or monthly in Paris but had never attended …

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Where To Charge Your Phone In Paris For Free

Please share this post:<p>Running out of battery power? I could tell you to turn off your smartphone. I could tell you to stop checking your emails. I …

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9 Beautiful Spots To Get Away From The Crowds In Paris

Please share this post:<p>It’s one of the top tourist destinations in the world and can get crowded and noisy, particularly when you are visiting during …

How To Have A Less Stressful Departure From Paris

Please share this post:<p>I will never forget our panic when 4 ladies and I headed to Charles de Gaulle airport. We decided we would take the Paris …

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The Iconic YSL Monogram- A Symbol For A New Museum

Please share this post:<p>Paris is considered one of the top fashion capitals of the world and in this city, major designers such as Dior, Chanel, …

Van Gogh’s Paintings Come Alive In Provence And On Film

Please share this post:<p>Forget the fact that he cut off his own ear. Just remember the sunflowers and the other colourful paintings Vincent Van Gogh …

Highlights of Montpellier During A 1 Week Stay

Please share this post:<p>A while ago I wanted to take a French course in the south of France. I was able to spend a week in Montpellier not only taking …

Trip #29: Lyon, French Immersion and Paris

For two weeks in October, I travelled to the Auvergne-Rhones-Alps region and then Paris—-basically Lyon, French Immersion, and Paris itinerary all …