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Experts’ interview: the best places for your holidays in France 5

EXPERTS’ INTERVIEW: THE BEST PLACES FOR YOUR HOLIDAYS IN FRANCE 1 This article is the second part of the international experts’ interview about France. 10 foreign travelers talk about their favourite place for your next holidays in France and give their best tips. A few months ago, I’ve interviewed ten foreigners about French people and hospitality […]

Holidays in France in the village of the chilli

Via Crucis Vivente Balmaseda

The complete guide to the fascinating Via Crucis of Balmaseda 2

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE FASCINATING VIA CRUCIS OF BALMASEDA 1 You should go to Balmaseda for the Via Crucis Vivente if you like the traditional festivals. This one is one of the rare alive Via Crucis in the world. The actors of the traditional Via Crucis Vivente (alive Station of Cross) of Balmaseda in […]


Riomaggiore village in Cinque Terre Italy

How to visit the picturesque Cinque Terre: the ultimate guide 14

How to visit the picturesque Cinque Terre: the ultimate guide Cinque Terre is one of these little gems not far from France, where it's good to have a break. Even if I took no real time to prepare my trip, a quick message on one of my Facebook group gave me the best tips I [...]

Should you be afraid of the behaviour of French people 46

SHOULD YOU BE AFRAID OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF FRENCH PEOPLE 1 This article breaks the French stereotypes about French people, hospitality in France and the fact that French people don’t want to speak English. It will help you to enjoy your holidays in France as a local. As a French traveler and open minded person, […]

Biarritz villa Belza

Grilled squids basque recipe

Basque recipe: chipirons à la Luzienne – grilled squids 13

HOW TO COOK THE FAMOUS GRILLED SQUIDS AS A BASQUE CHEF 1 ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS RECIPES OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY: CHIPIRONS A LA LUZIENNE   A few days ago, one of my friends asked me the recipe of the grilled squids. As an Indian living in the USA, he’s familiar with the fried […]


What to do and see in Biarritz episode 2: “Les Crampottes” of the old Harbour 16

WHAT TO DO AND SEE IN BIARRITZ EPISODE 2: “CRAMPOTTES” IN THE OLD HARBOUR 1 You should visit Biarritz if you like the beautiful little coastal towns, the history of Napoleon, the ancient palaces, the luxury shops, the thrilling to maybe meet a celebrity, surfing or the famous towns.BIARRITZ OLD HARBOUR: THE "CRAMPOTTES"   Today, […]

What to do and see in Biarritz: the old harbour

The main beach of Biarritz in the Basque country France

What to do and see in Biarritz episode 1: La Grande Plage 31

WHAT TO DO AND SEE IN BIARRITZ EPISODE 1: LA GRANDE PLAGE 1 You should visit Biarritz if you like the beautiful coastal towns, the history of Napoleon, the ancient palaces, the luxury shops, the thrilling to maybe meet a celebrity, surfing or the famous towns.Biarritz Grande Plage   Even if you have never heard […]


Gastronomy: The Complete Guide to the Best Basque Food 37

GASTRONOMY: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE BEST BASQUE FOOD 1 The Best Basque Food A trip around the Basque country wouldn’t be complete without tasting the Basque food. The Southwest of France offers a lot for food lovers. In the Basque country, people are called “bon vivant”, enjoying life, food, parties…   So today, I’ll […]

Pintxos Tapas Basque Food