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This week on Join Us in France, we take you on a road trip in France with Laura. Laura tells us about her experiences camping in France, as well as being vegan in France.
France Is the Hexagon
Have you ever heard of France being referred to as "The Hexagon"? If you haven't, you soon will. Laura K. Lawless and discusses her trip to the six corners of the hexagon, i.e. the six corners of France. She and her husband embarked on a long road trip in France and explored the country for several weeks. In this interview, we ask her how it went, what they saw, and what they enjoyed most along the way. You can also check out Laura's blog about the adventure if you want to dig deeper into their itinerary Six Corners of the Hexagon Blog.
Learning French with Laura
Laura is also an on-line French teacher Lawless French where she gives wonderful tips and exercises that make it easy to learn French. She has something for everyone, as a complete beginner you can learn basics such as numbers and the alphabet, but as a more advanced French speaker you will learn linguistic tidbits that will help you catch on to small
French subtleties that foreigners usually don't grasp. If you're planning on coming to France soon, we can't recommend learning the language strongly enough, even if you only have time to learn the basics, it will make your trip much better. No more excuses, go learn some French!
Learn French with Annie
One of the Patreon rewards Annie offers to patrons is Lunch-Break French. An original article read in both French and English at normal speech speed by a French native. Look on the right side of her Patreon page.
Book Your Car in Advance Especially if You Need an Automatic!
Renting an automatic is not as difficult as it used to be in France, but depending on the place where you’ll pickup they may or may not have a car that suits your needs. Shop for your rental car in advance!
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Discussed in this Episode
- Eating vegan in France
- Starting point Hyères
- Brief detour around Lake Geneva
- First corner near the town of Wissembourg (Alsace)
- Second corner near the town of Bray-Dunes (next to Belgium)
- Third corner near Kermorvan (Brittany)
- Fourth corner near Hendaye (Basque Country)
- Fifth corner near Collioure (Occitanie)
- Sixth corner near Menton (PACA region
- near the Italian border