Le Frog Blog

When we talk about the Burgundy area of France what words come to mind? Wine, cuisine, scenery? Delve a little further into the heart of Burgundy and you will find so much more that might just convert you from being a tourist…
Bergerac is home to a beautiful blend of peaceful countryside, picturesque old towns and golden sweet Monbazillac wines. Just South of Bergerac is the attractive bastide town of Eymet which is known for its thriving central…
Monaco , the beautiful sovereign city-state located on the French Riviera ; surrounded by France and near the Italian border. Locked against the coast by soaring French mountains, Monaco has a climate of its own - balmy…
The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival is taking place from 13 to 24 May is set to star the most glamorous French actress, Catherine Deneuve in Emmanuelle Bercot new movie, the first woman to open Cannes since Diane Kurys…
Not that customary in other countries, châteaux are relatively easy to find in France . If you have a generous budget and you are perhaps seeking some sort of project, a château could be just what you’re…
Brits who own property in France will be eligible for reimbursement of money paid out as taxes following the introduction of a “social charge” by President Francois Hollande in 2012. The charge meant that around…
The French speak of Provence as if it were Paradise. They are justified in their thinking. As large as France is, history has been generous to all corners of this spectacular country. And the province of Provence seems to…
Let’s be honest, February in any European city can be a little on the chilly side. However, the key to making your off-season break a success is simply good planning and a little inside info to discover how the locals…
‘Beneath the zest of oranges and lemons lies one of the World’s Greatest Festivals.’... France is known for its wealth of delicious wines, delectable champagnes and fragrant cheeses, but did you know that…