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I have co-hosted many episodes of the Join Us in France Travel Podcast. All of my episodes are listed below in order of most to least recent, and you can filter them by category to find the ones you are interested in more easily. Enjoy!

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All episodes: 139 found

Auvillar in Occitanie

Eposide #340 aired on June 6, 2021

On today's episode Annie and Elyse take you on a stroll in the village of Auvillar in Occitanie. This place is remarkably scenic and was also a place where nuns protected Jewish children during WWII, take a listen!



Rocamadour the Medieval Village Hanging on a Cliff

Eposide #338 aired on May 23, 2021

Have you visited Rocamadour, the must-see village in Occitanie? This medieval village hanging on a cliff will delight you and so will the other attractions nearby!



Penne in the Tarn

Eposide #336 aired on May 9, 2021

Penne in the Tarn is a beautiful village with a medieval castle on top of the hill. We talk about why it is a great place to visit with kids.



Are You a Proper Francophile?

Eposide #334 aired on April 25, 2021

What makes a proper Francophile? On this episode of the podcast, Annie and Elyse have a little fun with this question and quiz you too!



A Brief History of the Knights Templar in France

Eposide #333 aired on April 18, 2021

Knights Templar have a romanticized and exotic imagery attached to them. But reality is different from the lore that surrounds them. Annie Sargent and Elyse Rivin talk about it in this episode of the podcast.



Avignon: Popes, a Bridge, Marvelous Gastronomy and a Festival

Eposide #331 aired on April 4, 2021

Avignon: A palace, a bridge, a festival and great gastronomy. Should you put it on your list? Let's talk about it!



To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?

Eposide #330 aired on March 28, 2021

Airbnb has had a huge impact on the tourist industry because it is so popular. But there is a dark side to Airbnb and there are lots of great alternatives. Let's talk about it!



Bastides in the Southwest of France

Eposide #329 aired on March 21, 2021

There are a lot of towns designated as bastides in the southwest of France. What does that mean? It's a beautiful rich history!



Exploring Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val

Eposide #327 aired on March 7, 2021

Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val is a large village in the southwest of France. It has a gorgeous medieval city center, some great stories and a lot to do nearby. Perfect for slow travel and for those who are hoping to get to know the heart of France.



The Charming Village of Bruniquel

Eposide #325 aired on February 21, 2021

Bruniquel is listed as one of France's most beautiful villages and is a great place to visit. Should you go? What do you need to plan on? What will you see?