Falling In Love…With France

Falling In Love...With France

I am often asked why I love France so much. I think I fell in love with the culture, the food and the sites well before my first trip. It was the movies that enraptured me. Take a look at some of these short clips (one TV ad with Catherine Deneuve is fabulous) and you may be hypnotized too. (Note: be sure to turn OFF the mute button so you can hear the soundtrack). Continue reading →

Jan’s 5 Favourite France Experiences (Out of 100)

5 Favourite France Experiences

This is the beginning of my Top 100 list of great France experiences. I was only going to do 10, but there were so many to choose from that I decided I would simply list 5 and will keep adding on to the list.  So here are 5 that every traveler to France should consider:

Experience Chateau de Tertres, France.
Chateau de Tertres, France. Photo: J. Chung

Experience #1: Touring many Chateaux In The Loire Valley

1. Touring Many Chateaux In The Loire Valley (and staying in a few). I keep going back to the Loire to see the chateaux. While there are so many, I do love returning to Chateau de Chenonceau, which spans the River Cher. It is the second most visited Chateau in France (after Versailles). I have also been fortunate enough to have stayed in:

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