Program 293: Stuff Parisians Like; Canal Barges of France

Release Date: 07-14-2012


It's said that the French consider people who live in Paris to be abnormal. A wine expert and TV personality from Paris joins us with tips for blending in with the quirks of stylish Parisians, and to prove that they share a sense of humor about themselves. Also, we explore our options for relaxing vacation cruises along the canals that criss cross the French countryside.


  • Olivier Magny, author of "Stuff Parisians Like" (Berkley Trade) and proprietor of Ô-Chateau winebar in Paris
  • Patrick Vidal, French tour guide, based in Brittany
  • Rebecca Barry, tour guide to France, based in Paris