Look out for the new € 50 banknote, in circulation from 4 April 2017 as part of the gradual renewal of the European currency. It was presented by the European Central Bank (ECB) on 5 July 2016..
The Conflent Tales Volumes 1 and 2 are now available in paperback editions. This has to be the best news since the liberation of France.
The wearing of a bicycle helmet is now compulsory for children under 12 years of age, regardless of whether they are drivers or passengers.
Starting on March 25th, the Paris Beauvais Béziers Cap d’Agde flights will resume all year round!
This Sweet Cherry & Almond Fougasse is a slightly different way to enjoy this year’s cherries. It’s perfect for picnics, wonderful with coffee, and just about any time of day really!
If there is one thing to say about St Laurent de Cerdans it’s that it’s very calm. In French they say, “There is not a cat” and that’s how it can feel driving down the main road.
La SPA (Société Protectrice des Animaux) was created in 1845 by Doctor Etienne Pariset. Touched by the poor treatment of many cart and carriage horses on the streets of Paris, the society was at first devoted to the welfare of horses. It grew quickly, thanks to support from several renowned French ‘intellectuals’ such as Victor Hugo and Guy de Maupassant.
by Linda Razzell Bats in your belfry? Be grateful! Bats are important. They keep down the pests in our gardens and fields, play a huge part in pollination and distribute fruit seeds. If the…
Is hassle-free travel with no visa requirements between America and Europe about to end?
At this time of year, we read a lot about Pine Processionary Caterpillars, hairy and dangerous little fellows who can cause severe irritation and allergic reactions in both human and animals who touch them or who come across their hairs, which can also blow in the wind.