Monday, September 29, 2014

Dreaming of France - 9.29.14


Dreaming of France
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Grab a copy of the photo above and link back to my blog. Share with the rest of us your passion for France. Did you read a good book set in France? See a movie? Take a photo in France? Have an adventure? Eat a fabulous meal or even just a pastry? Or if you're in France now, go ahead and lord it over the rest of us. We can take it. Maybe we can all satisfy our yearnings for France, until we get there again.

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Today I would like to share a book that I have on my wish list...

100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go
by Marcia DeSanctis
release date: November 4, 2014
Amazon | Goodreads

Told in a series of stylish, original essays, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the serious Francophile, for the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris, and for those who love crisp stories well-told. Like all great travel writing, this volume goes beyond the guidebook and offers insight not only about where to go but why to go there. Combining advice, memoir and meditations on the glories of traveling through France, this book is the must-have in your carry-on when flying to Paris.

Award-winning writer Marcia DeSanctis draws on years of travels and living in France to lead you through vineyards, architectural treasures, fabled gardens and contemplative hikes from Biarritz to Deauville, Antibes to the French Alps. These 100 entries capture art, history, food, fresh air and style and along the way, she tells the stories of fascinating women who changed the country’s destiny. Ride a white horse in the Camargue, find Paris’s hidden museums, try thalassotherapy in St. Malo, and buy raspberries at Nice’s Cour Saleya market. From sexy to literary, spiritual to simply gorgeous, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is an indispensable companion for the smart and curious traveler to France.


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* looks like a fun one and one for ideas for the travel bucket list



4 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good read with lots of great tips.

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  2. I have this book and I'll be starting it soon. I hope it's as good as the expectations. Thanks for playing along today.

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  3. I like this style of introducing new places to me. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Oooh, this does sound good- I will certainly check it out.

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