40 Pictures to inspire you to visit Occitanie

Ocre building with white blinds and balcony - Visit Occitanie

Occitanie only exists only since January 2016 when the regions Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées merged together. With 13 departments, it is the largest region of France so is full of diverse landscape and rich culture. You can see most of the French diverse geography without even leaving the region!   Occitanie is a gorgeous location and […]

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Things to do in Toulouse – 7 things you should not miss when you visit the Pink City

Garonne river banks - Things to do in Toulouse

Blue, pink and violet: these are Toulouse’s colours. From the banks of the river Garonne to the pink coloured buildings in the old town and the Capitole square, discover the things to do in Toulouse and especially the 7 things you shouldn’t miss out when you visit the Pink City. The 4th biggest city in France […]

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Japan House London, for a taste of Japanese culture in London

Sou Fujimoto, Futures of the Future - Japan House London

Are you interested in all things Japanese? Culture, food, art, literature? If the answer is yes, you must have heard of Japan House. If not here are the reasons you should visit it. In June, I visited the newly opened Japan House London, located in a revamped art deco building in London’s Kensington High Street. […]

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Street art in Montpellier, interesting discoveries

Lady with the hat by Guaté Mao - Street art Montpellier

A few weeks ago, I was in the South of France exploring some cities with a  connection to the Canal du Midi. I stayed in Montpellier, a town situated between Toulouse and Marseille. Sunny Montpellier is more than a quick getaway. It’s attracting more visitors due to its beautiful blue sky, sunshine, Mediterranean vibes and […]

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20 Reasons to Love France (and Bastille Day)

Lavender field - Reasons to love France

France is one of the most visited countries in the world. From the fantastic gastronomy (think croissants, baguettes, cheese and wine), the language to the stunning scenery, there are many reasons to love France. For me, France was just the country I grew up in, but since I came to live in London, I  started […]

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