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3 Jardins and Palais of Marrakesh

Marrakech is famed for its pink walls and historic buildings and souks, but just as important to the city are its beautiful gardens. From the lush courtyards of the riads to the expansive formal gardens of its palaces and museums, these green spaces are havens from...

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The souks of Marrakesh Morocco

The souks of Marrakesh Morocco The souks of Marrakesh Morocco, Marrakesh has the largest traditional Berber market in Morocco and the image of the city is closely associated with its souks. The souks are the principal shopping attraction in the city: A honeycomb of...

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The symbols of Australia

The symbols of Australia The symbols of Australia include the flag, national colours, the coat of arms and the national anthem, but there are many other things that make up the symbols of Australia - listen to Sue interview an Australian about the symbols of...

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Three items on my Bucket List – Merry

Three items on my Bucket List - Merry Three items on my Bucket List - Merry came in today to tell us a little about what three things are at the very top of her bucket list. She is just starting out with learning English and we are both very pleased and grateful to...

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My bucket list – Mylène

My bucket list - Mylène Listen to Mylène talking about what she has on her bucket list.  She also says that her bucket list changes through time, as she achieves some of the things on her bucket list, other things are added, so it becomes a lifelong journey. A list of...

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The Medieval village of Bages Quiz

The Medieval village of Bages Quiz The Medieval village of Bages Quiz - In order to get the most out of this quiz, you should watch the video of Bages and find out more about this beautiful little village. The video can be found here. [quiz-cat...

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The Medieval village of Bages, France

The Medieval village of Bages, France The Medieval village of Bages, France is set on the Mediterranean coast, near Narbonne. The name of Bages appears for the first time in a document at the end of the 8th century, the territory of the commune was crossed by man...

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Christmas lights in Toulouse, France

It's Christmas again - yeah, already ... how did that happen? Here is a selection of the lights in Toulouse, France. Christmas lights (also known as fairy lights) are lights used for decoration in celebration of Christmas, often on display throughout the Christmas...

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London Adventure – Twickenham to Brick Lane

From London Victoria to Twickenham for a great match between the all Blacks and The Barbarians, then a bus ride from Victoria to Brick Lane in The East End of London... A lovely trip! Music - Mostly Cloudy - 2 Man Embassy (Thanks Guys!) Facebook...

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Serge on holiday in the west of The USA

  Serge on holiday in the west of The USA Serge on holiday in the west of The USA - a podcast with a French person who spent 3 weeks travelling around the National Parks in the west of The USA. Serge flew from Toulouse, France to Denver, Colorado via Paris, Heathrow...

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Ahmed – my country

Ahmed - my country Today we podcasted Ahmed, who now lives in France, about life in his country, how he left his country and what he misses from back home. This is a podcast for English learners and is non-political, non-religious and has no views on any issues that...

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The travel bet

The travel bet The travel bet - which is quicker, public transport or the car? have you ever wondered if you should give up your car journey in favour of using public transport? Which is the cheapest way to travel? Follow Chris and Sue as they bet on the quickest way...

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Planning a holiday getaway

Planning a holiday getaway Planning a holiday getaway - have you ever tried to book a holiday on line? It's pretty confusing, isn't it? Listen to Chris and Sue go through the different options, flights and prices, while they are planning a holiday getaway. There's a...

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The Tradition of Epiphany in France

The Tradition of Epiphany in France Epiphany, or the 12th day of Christmas, falls on January 6 and marks the official end to the festive season for many Christians. The ancient Christian feast day is significant as a celebration of the baptism of Jesus by John the...

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Where should you live in France?

Where should you live in France? Where should you live in France? Take this quiz to see which French city you should live in. Where should you live in France? France is a very diverse country with landscapes that range from high mountains to kilometers of beaches....

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How much do you know about France?

How much do you know about France? How much do you know about France? We all (well most of us) know where France is, but how much do you know about this fascinating country? Did you know that it has the most UNESCO sites in the world and the number just keeps on...

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20 unusual bucket list ideas

20 unusual bucket list ideas Have you been thinking about making a bucket list for a really, a really long time? Are you procrastinating because it seems almost impossible to think up any unusual bucket list ideas? Creating a Bucket List, is a great way to give your...

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A visit to Brick lane, London

A visit to Brick lane, London Brick Lane is a street in East London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It runs from Swanfield Street in the northern part of Bethnal Green, crosses Bethnal Green Road, passes through Spitalfields and is linked...

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Very Bad Trip – Stephen

  Very Bad Trip - Stephen Ever had one of those trips where everything seems to be going wrong? When even as you get into the airport, you just know that it's not going to be your day? If you think about for a moment, it's probably quite a common thing. I mean, we are...

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Travelling in Burma – Nicola

Travelling in Burma - Nicola Listen to the podcast - Travelling in Burma - Nicola - where she talks about the time that she entered, Myanmar, when it was closed off to the outside world and her meeting with a tribe, the Kachin, in the middle of the jungle. Myanmar,...

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25 Off The Wall Facts about France

  25 Off The Wall Facts about France So you think you know a thing or two about France? Like the capital is Paris, it's called The hexagon and the president is ... yeah, who is the president of France? According to some sites I've looked at, the French eat kilos of...

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Living Abroad – Phoebe

Living Abroad - Phoebe Listen to Phoebe, who has travelled and lived abroad for a number of years, as she talks about some of her experiences of living in different countries and getting to know the cultures. After listening, try and answer the following questions :...

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A Columbian Living in France

A Columbian Living in France Listen to Mauricio, a Columbian, who has been living in France for the last 8 years, where he talks about adapting to a new culture and language, plus all what he misses from back home. Some of the things that he misses is the food from...

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived

  Le Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived Today, 19 November is Beaujolais Nouveau day - Le Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived, as it does every third Thursday of November. Beaujolais Nouveau is a red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France. It...

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British Citizenship test

British Citizenship Test Stand up comedian Imran Yusuf takes a comical look at the ways that British pronunciation differs from American pronunciation during a show at The Comedy Store, using his very own British Citizenship test. Imran puts a young Oscar through his...

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Running The New York Marathon

Photo AP Running The New York Marathon The New York City Marathon (branded TCS New York City Marathon and formerly branded ING New York City Marathon for sponsorshipreasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km or 26.219 miles) that courses through the five boroughs...

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Travel – Charles Couchsurfing

Travel - Charles Couchsurfing Listen to Charles talk about his experiences of travelling and couchsurfing. Couchsurfing International Inc. is a hospitality exchange and social networking website. The website provides a platform for members to "surf" on couches by...

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Helen – Friendship Force

Helen - Friendship Force Listen to Helen, a Canadian, talk about her travel experiences throughout the world with Friendship Force and other ways that she has travelled, including driving around The UK in a VW Combi. Friendship Force International provides...

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Jon’s bucket list

Listen to Jon talk about his bucket list and one thing that he has already ticked-off of his previous bucket list. This is particularly accessible for low-level or...

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Rebecca – Living abroad

Have you ever lived in a foreign country?

Have you ever had experiences of living or working in a different culture?

Listen to the Rebecca, an Australian, talking about her experiences of living in several countries and the cultural and linguistic hurdles she had to over come.

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