The Good Life France Magazine




The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...


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Issue No. 17

Packed with fabulous features: Carcassonne, Nimes, Orange in Provence, Nice Carnival, Paris at Christmas, Laval in Mayenne, absinthe, the fashion district of Paris, recipes, guides and more. Our secret ingredient is passion!

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Features continued 52 du pain du vin du train to laval mayenne Just an hour and 40 minutes by train from Paris, discover the fabulous city of Laval in Mayenne. 60 an encounter with the green fairy - absinthe Michael Cranmer goes in search of the true story of absinthe from the mountains to Paris. 68 ski-daddle to alpe d'huez french alps Justine Halifax heads for the hills and finds the perfect family ski resort. 72 Yves saint laurent museum opens in paris Barb Harmon visits the brilliant new museum dedicated to the designs of Yves Saint Laurent. 78 the fashion district of paris Judi Castille indulges her love of haberdashery in Paris. Regular 86 your photos The most popular photos shared by our lovely readers on Facebook page.

P 88 88 give aways Win a row of gorgeous vines, return ticket on the ferry from Dover to France and fabulous books 80 short story - how i found my oh la la Colette O'Connor discovers her ooh la la in Paris at the lacy lingerie store! 102 eye spy with my expat eye Marty Neumeier recalls the tale of the rabbit dish a la Francais. Expats 90 living in france Joanna Leggett explains how it really is to live in France. 94 the good life in gascony Sue Aran talks about life in Gascony, warts and all. 98 how expats can benefit from finanical advice 106 long term car rental for non eu visitors Keith van Sickle checks out car rental. Gastronomy 108 Buche de noel 110 galette des rois 111 lapin a la moutarde