The French have long had a reputation for being the greatest lovers on the planet.
And now TV star Davina McCall wants to see us Brits be more like our cousins across the Channel when it comes to between the sheets action .
The presenter, writing in her new magazine, said: "Great sex is one of the greatest gifts we can experience. Its magical."
Davina has French heritage, which she is very proud of, and describes them as "honest and unashamedly open".
The 51-year-old said: "Sex, for example, is not a dirty word for them. It’s a fantastic thing between two consenting adults.”
But why do our Gaellic neighours have such a reputation for being fantastic lovers?
1. The best kissers
Well, it all starts with a kiss – a French kiss to be precise.
A nation which has a passionate kiss named after it must surely be amazing in bed, mustn't it?
It turns out the French kiss didn't even originate in France.
It was invented by us Brits but because, even more than 100 years ago the French had such a reputation for being amazing lovers, we named the slow and passionate snog after them.
In France the French kiss is known as un baiser amoureux, which translates to 'a lover's kiss' or un baiser avec la langue, which means 'a kiss with the tongue'.
2. It rhymes with romance
France even rhymes with romance and it's undeniably the country of love.
Paris is one of the most popular places in the world for chaps to get down on one knee and propose.
Romance is part of the culture of living in Paris, known as the City of Light.
From the top of the Eiffel Tower, to strolling along the Seine, is there another city as perfect for couples.
The city even coined the term 'diner en tête-à-tête', which literally means romantic dinner.
3. On a date, don't wait
Unlike for us Brits, it's perfectly acceptable in France to have sex on the first date.
Experts insist there are no moral hang-ups around sex for the French.
It's more than possible to have sex on the first date and even go on to marry – there is no judgement.
France's GQ editor, Maia Mazaurette, said: "Having sex on the first night is not going to affect anything.
"Here we have sex because it's a cool activity. If something physical is happening, just enjoy it."
In fact, if a couple DON'T have sex on the first date it's a sign it didn't go well.
Mazaurette said: "I would never wait for a second date, that would frustrate me because it wuld mean the guy has put up barriers between us.
"If you do it right a French woman will go to bed with you."
4. Sexy role models
There is no shortage of super sexy French men and women.
Olivier Martinez has managed to charm both Kylie Minogue and Halle Berry into bed, while Ocean's Twelve and Black Swan star Vincent Cassel has two children with one of the world's most beautiful women, Monica Belluci.
And there's no shortage of sultry ladies either.
James Bond girl Sophie Marceau seduced 007 Piers Brosnon in The World Is Not Enough, while Virginie Ledoyen broke every teenage girl's heart when she became Leonardo DiCaprio's love interest in The Beach.
5. The art of seduction
They may be incredible lovers but first they have to actually get you into bed.
It seems that isn't much of a problem for the French as many of them seem to be experts in the art of seduction.
That starts from the moment they meet you, with conversation.
The advice is to "dazzle with your wit and conversation". The French take this stuff seriously so make sure they know all about the latest topics and buzz words.
While us Brits might think being ditsy is adorable, not so the French.
If you want to seduce someone, make sure you display intellectual curiosity.
This doesn't just mean knowing something about everything – although that would help – it's also making sure you're curious about the person you're with.
Basically, don't spend all night talking about yourself. Ask questions and have something ready to say when they answer.
6. First time not a big deal
Losing your virginity is a huge deal in the UK.
It's something teenage boys brag about and teenage girls worry about.
But that's not the case across the Channel.
The age of consent in France is 15, a whole year younger than Britain, and rather than being an important milestone, it's just something that happens as you grow up.
Many would say this takes the pressure of what could be pleasurable thing rather than something that occupies your every waking thought.
7. Baring all
You can spot Brits on any beach in the Med – we're generally the ones making sure we're covered up and not flashing too much flesh.
This isn't something the French worry about.
Both men and women are happy to go topless when they're sunbathing and no one bats an eyelid.
This relaxed attitude to letting it all hang out has another ebenfit – the French don't expect their sexual partners to look perfect.
This certainly would make a wild night of passion much less stressful and a lot more fun.
8. They take care of themselves
Despite its amazing bread, wonderful cakes and exquisite wine France has one of the lowest obesity rates in Europe.
That's because the French understand the importance of looking after themselves.
Rather than deny themselves any of the delicious food their country is so famous for, they eat what they like and just keep the portions small.
And unlike their counterparts across the water, the French really know the importance of looking good.
Tracksuit bottoms are totally alien to our European cousins and they make sure they always dress well.
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