The Distant Francophile Blog

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Exploring France – Part One

We’ve just spent an amazing couple of days exploring parts of France we’ve always wanted to visit.  On Friday, we jumped on a train and travelled to Dijon.

Raindrops Keep Falling

The weather today was much sunnier but earlier this week we experienced many showers in Lyon. But rain isn’t a problem here, thanks to a very special umbrella shop.


A Secret About Me

Ok, keep reading to learn something about me that not many people know.

Smiling with Serge in the Jardin du Palais Royal

We head back to France soon, and one place I am very keen to revisit is the gorgeous Serge Lutens boutique – Les Salons du Palais Royal. Situated in Paris’ Jardin du Palais Royal, the space is small but spectacular and provided one of the ‘retail highlights’ of our last trip. The store is unlike […]