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23 March 2018
Is Bordeaux trendier than Paris? If the amount of Parisians flocking there and buying property is anything to go by, it might well be. What is for cer...
21 February 2018
If you look up the word, ‘bastide’ in the Oxford dictionary you will find that the definition is ‘a fortified village or small town ...
16 February 2018
The Arcachon Bay is around 55 kms south west of Bordeaux, so it’s a couple of hours drive from Les Milandes. Last year, however, we managed to d...
15 December 2017
The word ‘Luxury’ originates from the old french word ‘luxurie’ “A state of great comfort or elegance, especially when i...
18 October 2017
The wide-ranging 16th century works of Michel de Montaigne are still studied by scholars all over the world. Indeed, his views on intolerance and his ...