Posts made in March, 2013

Poisson d’avril

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Poisson d’avril

On April 1, people all over the world play practical jokes on each other – hence the name April Fools Day. In France however, it’s all about fish. Children carefully cut out paper fish and tape them on their unsuspecting friend’s backs. When I was a child – the ultimate poisson d’avril was surreptitiously taping a fish on the teacher’s back. Why fish? The tradition goes back to the 16th Century when gifts were often in the form of food. As April 1 was usually during lent when eating meat was forbidden for Christians, fish was omnipresent. When the concept of practical jokes started, one of...

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O! France – Unique, Authentique, Magnifique!

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in News | 2 comments

O! France – Unique, Authentique, Magnifique!

With over 20 years of travel, wining and dining in France, we have created unique, memorable and authentic experiences for our guests. Find out more about O! France and our fun approach to visiting the storied regions of Provence and the Dordogne. We stay in castles and classified historical buildings. Our guests are the nicest people who share a spirit of adventure, a curiosity for history, an appreciation for art, an interest in different cultures, and of course a love of food and wine. We like a relaxed pace and some down time, but nightly dinners at home sharing stories around the dining...

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Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in FrontPicture | 0 comments

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