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. 23

Welcome to the summer! In this issue discover Dijon in Burgundy, sensational Strasbourg (and a secret speakeasy), and lovely Cognac. We'll tell you where the locals go on holiday, the secret places. Visit Versailles and the Paris Opera, Le Touquet - the "Monaco" of northern France and wild Provence. Guides, recipes and more - your trip to France without leaving home...

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Features continued 58 montreuil sur mer The small hill top town has world class restaurants, fabulous hotels & a long history... 62 Hosts, Goats and Chambres d’Hotes Best selling author, stand up comedian, Mod and now B&B owner Ian Moore reveals all about his new life in France... 66 The Secret Gorges of Ardeche Lucy Pitts discovers the wild side of Provence... 74 fishing with your feet Michael Cranmer takes part in a French obsession - peche a pied, in Brittany. 80 Homage to notre-dame We share some of our Facebook friends comments and photos dedicated to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. 86 Where to stay in paris Take a look at six fabulous hotels in the city of light - perfect any time of the year. Regular 90 Your Photos The most popular photos on our Facebook page. 118 My Good Life in France In the summer time, shutters are flung open and doors left ajar...

92 escape to the chateu Meet Billy and Gwendoline who bought a chateau in their twenties & became stars of a TV show... 96 going solo in france Katherine Tasker left London to build her own home and open a café in rural northern France... Expert Advice 102 Buying a historic monument When you buy a property that's listed in France, you should know what the restrictions and rules are... 106 Top property buy tips Considering your ongoing finances before you buy in France is essential. 110 how bank cards work in france Knowing how French bank cards work can save you heaps of prorblems... Gastronomy 114 How to make crème brulee Deliciously creamy, utterly moreish, here's how to make this classic French dessert at home...