Newsletter April 2016
As the tourist season is just around the corner, I thought I'd send out a list of B&Bs and Gîtes that I have on my site. If you never have stayed in a Chambre d'hôte (B&B) or Gîte (Rental Home) in France, it's a great way to enjoy your vacation and not stay in an impersonal hotel, meet locals and eat a home cooked breakfast. It can often be cheaper than a hotel and of course the food is better!
Traffic in France April 2016
Here is the traffic estimation in France for April 2016. There is school vacation throughout the month making for moderate to heavy traffic on all Saturdays of the month. In total there are two days rated as Orange (moderate traffic) nationally and six regionally.
Difficult French Words to Say
Every language has its difficult words to say for those that aren't native speakers. Here's a list from one American, with words that he finds difficult if not impossible to say right!
Autrefois - France of Yesteryear and Today
Discover France as it once was and is today. This 'Tour de France' of 101 sets of then and now photos takes you from Paris to Bordeaux to the Alps and beyond. You'll discover how well known locations like the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees look a 100 years apart. You'll also discover little known villages in the French countryside and see how French country life has, and hasn't changed over the last century.