My French Life


My French Life And Distant Francophile Team Up Again

I’ve never written about this before but I am a big, big fan of goal setting. While I don’t go as far as reading my goals every day, I do write them down. And I am very happy to talk about my goals with the special people in my life. I remember very clearly the […]

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One of top three things to do in Nîmes.

Discover My Top Three Things To Do In Nîmes – And A Bonus Activity

We loved our unplanned visit to Nîmes. It is such a beautiful town, perfectly located in the south of France, and just full of Ancient Roman history. It is easy to get around on foot, and there is so much to see and do while you are there. Given how much I adored the place, […]


Learn How To Navigate The French Rail System

Are you a fan of rail travel? I am, as long as I am in France! However, I’m also aware that railways can be daunting, particularly if you are not used to rail travel and happen to be in foreign country. It’s also true that many travellers to Europe are more familiar with hire cars […]


A Quick And Easy Guide To Lyon

We adored our time in Lyon. It really is a magical French city. Lyon somehow manages to combine the romance of Paris with the endless charm of the south of France. And then there is the food! Lyon is a perfect the perfect place to sink your teeth into French culture and I firmly believe […]


Distant Francophile Teams Up With My French Life

Anyone who enjoys reading Distant Francophile probably keeps an eye out for other sources of French inspiration. As such, you might already be aware of one of my personal favourites – the online magazine My French Life. I’ve been an avid reader for a very long time. Judy and her team of contributors do an […]