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Malaysia Airlines’ tie-up with French national railway SNCF has made travelling around France more convenient. A single booking will fly passengers from Malaysia to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport, and straight onto the high-speed TGV train to 19 French provinces, and vice versa.

Bloggers, KampungboyCitygal (kampungboycitygal.com) will be sharing their experience flying Malaysia Airlines from Kuala Lumpur to Paris and thereafter, around France with SNCF, highlighting its comfort, food and the breath-taking view of the French countryside from onboard the train this August and September.

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Follow them on Instagram (@kampungboycitygal) or Facebook (facebook.com/kampungboycitygal) for updates on their trip.

Be sure to check out the guide below if you're planning to travel around France from Kuala Lumpur soon.

If you're travelling to France:

• At the check-in desk of the foreign departure airport, tag baggage with ‘CDG’ instead of the IATA code of the French train station.

• Upon arrival at CDG, retrieve baggage after passport control.

• Walk to SNCF Station located between 2 C-D and 2 E-F by following the ‘railway station’ signs: (use the CDGVAL to go from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2).

• Go down to Level 2 and proceed to the dedicated TGV AIR counter. Produce e-ticket or ID card to receive a TGV boarding pass.

• Validate the pass at one of the yellow validation machines located near the departure platform.

• Board train with baggage.

If you're departing from France:

• At the departure train station, proceed to TGV AIR counter. Produce e-ticket or ID card to receive a TGV boarding pass (at least 20 minutes prior to departure).

• Validate the pass at one of the yellow validation machines located near the departure platform.

• Board the train with baggage. For safety reasons, SNCF is not allowed to check in baggage.

• At CDG, proceed to the Malaysia Airlines counter at Terminal 1.

• Drop off baggage.

• Proceed to departure gate and board flight.

Malaysia Airlines flies direct to Paris daily, with the train/flight bimodal service departing from 19 TGV train stations. For more information, visit malaysiaairlines.com