Priorite a Droite: Right of way priority when driving in France

Driving in France can be an adventure. Especially when you come up against Priorite a Droite.

What is French Sparkling Wine Called? From Champagne to Blanquette de Limoux

As wonderful as it is there is more to French sparkling wine than just Champagne.

What is Pineau des Charentes?

According to wine-making folklore, in 1589, a winemaker accidentally added grape must into a barrel that he thought was empty. In fact it contained eau de vie. The mixture was duly returned to the cellars for fermentation. A few years later, the barrel was retrieved and was found to contain the drink that is now…

French Bastides Towns: The Bastides Towns of Aveyron

There are hundreds of bastides in France. What are they? Where are the best? Read on.

What is Eau de Vie and what does it taste like? The story of Eau de Vie de Marc

Eau de Vie is one of those alcoholic drinks that once tasted you’ll never forget.

What are the Gardens of Imagination in France – Les Jardins de L’Imaginaire?

A place of joy, peace and natural beauty. But is it a garden? Whatever – it’s well worth a visit.

Carnac Standing Stones – the prehistoric monuments of Carnac and Brittany

Carnac should be on everyone’s bucket list. It is truly a staggering and unique place to visit.

What are the wine regions of France? Where is French wine is made?

A bit of French trivia for you. Can you name the 10 wine producing regions of France? The answers are here.

What is Nimes famous for? Nimes Roman Amphitheatre

What did the Romans do for us? See for yourself in Nimes, home to the an amazing amphitheatre.

French olive oil: A complete guide

It’s considered to be the finest in the world. Each year France produces 5,000 tons of olive oil. Here’s everything you need to know about this liquid gold.