The best sites to see around Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Last August, we were in Provence, in the area around Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, for a couple of days. The south of France is always a popular destination with a guaranteed ... Read more!

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Best phone plan when travelling in France

A question we are often asked is about a good phone plan and internet options whilst travelling in France. If you are coming to France from outside of Europe then ... Read more!

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The private chef you’ll want when visiting Europe

At French Moments we are carefully choosing selected partners to work with, who can help add value to your next French or European experience, and we think we’ve ... Read more!

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Set sail for unforgettable holidays in the Dordogne

Summer is upon us, and it’s made me think a lot recently of my childhood holidays in the Dordogne and other areas of France. I have thousands of ... Read more!

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7 Villages to Visit on your Dream Holiday in the Luberon

Provence immediately conjures images of lavender-filled fields, beautiful farmhouses and manors with their leafy terraces and linen-draped tables adorned with fresh-cut flowers, olives, local wines and dishes filled ... Read more!

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Where to find the best baguettes in Paris

The French baguette is one of the biggest symbols of the nation. The daily ritual of buying fresh bread is engrained into the French culture. In Paris there ... Read more!

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Our Top 10 Tips for Walking in Paris

A lot of people we’ve met who are visiting Paris don’t necessarily come prepared. It can be a bit hard to know how to dress and what to ... Read more!

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Sweet sweet strawberries

BY RACHEL – This week was my daughter’s second birthday. What fun! We’re not doing an official party till she turns 3 but we celebrated en famille and ... Read more!

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Why You Should Visit Place de la Concorde Early Morning

Have you ever considered visiting central Paris early in the morning when the masses of tourists still sleep or have breakfast at their hotels? This morning, we arrived ... Read more!

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Summer in Paris: at the Eiffel Tower

Today, we reached the French capital early in the morning, searching for Summer in Paris. At the Eiffel Tower, we experienced the first signs of summertime. Here is a collection of ... Read more!

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The paintings in the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris

Situated in the Tuileries Garden near the Place de la Concorde, the Orangerie Museum contains impressionist and post-impressionist paintings from Cézanne, Renoir, Modigliani and Soutine. The Musée de ... Read more!

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Top 10 out-of-place Sites in Paris

French provincial atmosphere and African scenery in Paris? Despite its grand Haussmannian buildings, its neo-classical royal squares and superb parks and gardens, the French capital can also be a ... Read more!

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Back home at the market

In January we moved back to Maisons-Laffitte – a beautiful little town North-West of Paris. It is close enough to Paris that you can jump on the RER ... Read more!

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The French baguette, the ultimate measuring stick

On this post, I’m telling you what makes the perfect French baguette and how can you really tell! The iconic French baguette French baguettes, Boulangerie Au Paradis Gourmand, ... Read more!

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The art of the scarf

The scarf is an art. This I have found to be true. It is an art that seems to be ingeniously built into the French genes and one ... Read more!

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