Lots to Love in Le Mans, France

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The first time in I lived in France, I spent quite a bit of time in Le Mans. Given the fact that I am not necessarily a car racing enthusiast (Le Mans has hosted the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race since 1923), this fact came as a surprise to many of my friends back home. The reason I traveled from Rennes to Le Mans each month was that the grandmother of my good friends lived there. ... Read Full Article

Mysterious Rennes-le-Chateau, France

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  Mystery and legend swirl around Rennes-le-Chateau, a medieval village in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southwestern France. Visitors come by the thousands, curious to see the home of ancient family codes, a secret society, hidden treasure, and religious conspiracies. I go for the incredible views of the landscape and, yes, the intrigue of it all. The area is known for its beauty, ... Read Full Article

Vive la Bretagne! Living in Rennes, France

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While pursuing my studies of French in my early twenties, one of the degrees I completed was a Diplôme de 2ième Degré (the equivalent of an associate’s degree) in French Studies from Université de Rennes 2. The city of Rennes has two main universities; Université de Rennes 1 offers courses in science, technology, medicine, philosophy, law, management and economics and Université de Rennes 2, is ... Read Full Article