The Martyred Village of Oradour-sur-Glane, Episode 359

Destroyed cars at Oradour-sur-GlaneThis episode recounts the history of the martyred village of Oradour-sur-Glane near Limoges. What happened? Do we know why? Let's talk about it.

What's Special About Moissac, France? Episode 354

A view of Moissac from a scenic ventage pointHave you ever heard of Moissac, a lovely small city in the southwest of France? Perfect for history lovers because it is a Unesco world heritage site.

A Visit to the Chateau de Chantilly, Episode 352

The entrance plaza of the Chateau de ChantillyAnnie and Elyse talk about their visit the Chateau de Chantilly and share their tips for the best way to visit it. It's a great day-trip from Paris and you'll enjoy the countryside as well as one of the best art collections anywhere!

The Liberation of the Mediterranean in 1944, Episode 349

German bunkers in ProvenceIn this episode of the podcast Annie and Elyse remember the Liberation of the Mediterranean by the Allies during WW2 on August 14th and 15th 1944.

Montauban in Occitanie, Episode 348

Montauban in Occitanie: view from the river banksAnnie and Elyse are making a stop in Montauban in Occitanie today and we're telling you all about it. Elyse did all the history research about this place and WOW!

Nice France Travel Guide, Episode 345

Podcast episode about the city of Nice, walking tour and historical backgroundAre you dreaming about visiting the city of Nice on the French Riviera in Provence? So much to see there! This episode will help you select the best of Nice and provide an easy self-guided walking tour as well so you don't miss anything!

The New Normal in Paris in 2021, Episode 342

A building and cafés in the 15th arrondissement: new normal in Paris in 2021What's the new normal in Paris in 2021 now that the Covid-19 is almost in the rear-view mirror? We talk about it in this podcast episode.

Rebecca Rogers on the Education of Girls in France, Episode 339

On the Education of Girls in FranceAnnie Sargent has a conversation with Rebecca Rogers about the education of women in France since the 1880s. France has an image of being progressive today, but it wasn't always so. We also talk about a few places you can go to see historical places of girl's education in France.

Napoleon: the Long and Short of It, Episode 335

The Coronation of Napoleon painting of Jacques-Louis DavidHave you heard about Napoleon your whole life but don't really know what he was all about? This episode of the podcast is your chance to learn why he changed France forever #joinusinfrance

The Inauguration of the Paris Metro, Episode 326

An old map of the Paris metro and an image of the opera Garnier with the metro running underneath: Inauguration of the Paris metroLet's talk about the inauguration of the Paris metro in 1900. How it went, why there was opposition to it and how it was a great success.