Renovating a chateau in the French countryside

Hello everyone!

The holidays are here – and that means it’s time for a holiday episode.

Today’s guest, Julie Huh, lives in a beautiful chateau in the Mayenne department to the west of Paris.

And I just went out to visit for the weekend!

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Bonjour from french countryside. Itโ€™s me behind the @french_manoir I had a special guests at our country home last week. Please meet one and only Oliver from @theearfultower . Oliver is an Australian living in Paris. His podcast is amazing, I was honored to be interviewed by Oliver. You can listen my interview with him about my crazy renovation journey tomorrow on 23rd December on @theearfultower podcast. . . . Oliver has written a book about his life in Paris which will be published shortly. Check his Instagram to see about his book . You can preorder Oliverโ€™s book by supporting his kickstarter.. details on @theearfultower profile. Thank you Oliver ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜. Photo by Oliverโ€™s beautiful wife Lina @parisianpostcards @deuxiemestudios . . . ํŒŒ๋ฆฌ์— ์‚ด๊ณ  ์žˆ๋Š” ํ˜ธ์ฃผ์ธ ์˜ฌ๋ฆฌ๋ฒ„๊ฐ€ ์ง€๋‚œ์ฃผ ์ €ํฌ์ง‘ ์„ ๋ฐฉ๋ฌธํ–ˆ์–ด์š”. ์˜ฌ๋ฆฌ๋ฒ„๋Š” ํŒŒ๋ฆฌ์™€ ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค ๋ฅผ ์ฃผ์ œ๋กœ podcast๋ฅผ ์ง„ํ–‰ํ•˜๊ณ  ์žˆ์–ด์š”. ์ตœ๊ทผ์— ์ฑ…์„ ์ง‘ํ•„ํ•ด์„œ ์กฐ๋งŒ๊ฐ„ ์ถœ๊ฐ„์„ ํ•  ์˜ˆ์ •์ด๊ธฐ๋„ ํ•˜๊ตฌ์š”. 23์ผ ์›”์š”์ผ์— ์˜ฌ๋ฆฌ๋ฒ„์™€ ์˜์ธํ„ฐ๋ทฐ๊ฐ€ ๋ฐฉ์†ก๋œ๋‹ต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. @theearfultower ์— ๋†€๋Ÿฌ์˜ค์„ธ์š”. ๋ชฉ์†Œ๋ฆฌ๋งŒ ๋‚˜์™€์š”. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ . . #earfultower #olivergee #parispodcast #parisonair #francetravel #myhomeinfrance #๋‚˜๋Š”ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค์ƒคํ† ์—์‚ฐ๋‹ค #laviedechateau #escapetothechateau

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Julie, who is originally from Korea, has spent the past few years renovating her beautiful manor. And as you can imagine, this has come with numerous challenges. Like, for instance, when the bathroom fell through the kitchen ceiling.

But don’t let me ruin the story, here is Julie telling it on the podcast. Check it out (and subscribe!)

If you want to find out more about Julie’s chateau (and if you want to stay there too!) then check out this link here.

For more from The Earful Tower, why not become a Patreon supporter? I heard membership is a great stocking filler ๐Ÿ˜‰

And heck, why not grab yourself a copy of my new book here.

Oh, you want more pics from Julie’s chateau? Ok, I’ll leave you with a few from her popular Instagram page.

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If Iโ€™m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like best of all. Visited a friend who live like a Princess from a fairy tale. I visited when she started building her second home in countryside of Korea. My recent visit to her house was a pleasant surprise. Everything is so beautiful. Once my mirror in France now live in her beautiful home in Korea. ( You can view from last photo) Living beautiful is the answer. . . ์–ผ๋งˆ์ „ ํ•œ๊ตญ ์ง€์ธ ๋™์ƒ์ง‘์— ๋†€๋Ÿฌ ๊ฐ”๋‹ค ์™”์–ด์š”. ๋™ํ™”์†์— ์‚ฌ๋Š” ๊ณต์ฃผ์ฒ˜๋Ÿผ ๊ทธ๋ ‡๊ฒŒ ์‚ฌ๋Š” ์‚ฌ๋žŒ, ๋ฉ‹์ง„ ์ž ์˜ท์„ ๋””์ž์ธํ•˜๋Š” ๋ ˆ์ด๋‚˜ @lynn_and__j , ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ์–ผ๋งˆ์ „ SBS @sbs_house_official ์—๋„ ๋‚˜์™”๋˜ ๋ฐ”๋กœ ๊ทธ๊ณณ. ์ฒ˜์Œ ์ง‘์„์ง“๊ธฐ ์‹œ์ž‘ํ• ๋•Œ ๋ฐฉ๋ฌธํ•˜๊ณ  ์ด๋ ‡๊ฒŒ ๋ชจ๋“ ๊ฒƒ์ด ์™„๋ฒฝํ•˜๊ฒŒ ๋ฐ์ฝ”๊ฐ€ ๋˜์–ด ์žˆ๋Š”๊ฒƒ์„ ๋ณด๋‹ˆ ๊ทธ๋…€์˜ ๊ฐ๊ฐ์— ๋‹ค์‹œ ํ•œ๋ฒˆ ๋ฐ•์ˆ˜๋ฅผ.. ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค ์‹œ๊ณจ ์šฐ๋ฆฌ์ง‘ ๊ฑฐ์‹ค์— ๊ฑธ๋ ค ์žˆ๋˜ ์ปค๋‹ค๋ž€ ๊ฑฐ์šธ์ด ๊ทธ๋…€์˜์ง‘์— ๋” ๋ฉ‹์Šค๋Ÿฝ๊ฒŒ ๊ฑธ๋ ค ์žˆ๋˜๊ฒƒ์„ ๋ณด๊ณ  ๋˜ ํ•œ๋ฒˆ ๊ทธ๋…€์˜ ๊ฐ์„ฑ์— ๊ฐ๋™ ๐Ÿ˜. . #๋‚˜๋Š”ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค์ƒคํ† ์—์‚ฐ๋‹ค #๋ ˆ์ด๋‚˜ #๋ฆฐ์—”์ œ์ด #ํ”„๋ Œ์น˜์Šคํƒ€์ผ #frenchinterior #myfrenchcountryhome

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(You are invited to Open house , Garden Party & Art exhibition) I am having time of my life in Morocco at the moment. Time flies so fast ! My 1 month in Morocco dream came true. Living among the locals, made many friends! . . . I am collaborating with French floral Academy in Angers, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท @piverdie @piverdiekorea_floral_school . We are having a special floral workshop at our house lead by master floral designer @florejulia_official. . . I am inviting 2 lucky followers to my house in french countryside on 8th September, 2019. 2-5pm for Floral arrangement demonstration, garden party, art exhibition. . . . Please email me using Contact Us in my website Or tag someone who you would like to come together. . . ๋ชจ๋กœ์ฝ” ์— ์˜จ์ง€ ๊ฑฐ์˜ ํ•œ๋‹ฌ์ด ๋˜์–ด ๊ฐ€๊ณ  ์žˆ์–ด์š”. ์š”์ง€๊ฒฝ์†์—์„œ ์ž˜ ์ง€๋‚ด๊ณ  ์žˆ์–ด์š”. ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค ์ง‘์— ๋Œ์•„ ๊ฐ€์ž ๋งˆ์ž ํ”ผ๋ฒ ๋ฅด๋”” ์ฝ”๋ฆฌ์•„ ๊ฝƒ ์˜ˆ์ˆ  ํ•™๊ต์™€ @piverdiekorea_floral_school @florejulia_official ์ฒซ ์ฝœ๋ผ๋ณด ํ”Œ๋ผ์›Œ ์›Œํฌ์ƒต์ด ์žˆ๋‹ต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ํ”Œ๋ผ์›Œ ์–ด๋ Œ์ง€๋จผํŠธ ๋ฐ๋ชจ์™€ ๊ฐ€๋“ ํŒŒํ‹ฐ ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ๋ฏธ์ˆ  ์ž‘ํ’ˆ ์ „์‹œํšŒ์— ์˜ค์‹œ๊ณ  ์‹ถ์œผ์‹ ๋ถ„์€ ๊ฐ™์ด ์˜ค๊ณ  ์‹ถ์€๋ถ„์„ ํ…Œ๊ทธํ•ด ์ฃผ์„ธ์š”. ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค์— ๊ณ„์‹ ๋ถ„์ด๋‚˜ ํ”„๋ž‘์Šค ์—ฌํ–‰์ค‘์ธ ๋ถ„์ค‘๋‘๋ถ„ ์ดˆ๋Œ€ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. .9์›”8์ผ 2-5pm. . . . #myfrenchcountryhome #floralworkshop #piverdie_france_korea๊ฝƒ์˜ˆ์ˆ ํ•™๊ต #juliakimfloraldesigner #๊น€์˜์ฃผ์„ ์ƒ๋‹˜ #๊น€๋ช…์ˆ™ํ™”๊ฐ€ #lepetitchateau

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3 thoughts on “Renovating a chateau in the French countryside

    1. No sir. Clue: itโ€™s the biggest rooftop bar in the world, according to Guinness world records anyway…

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