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Musee Oceano

Explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef… in Monaco

Monaco's Oceanographic Museum launches its new exhibition 'Immersion' - a virtual diving experience of Australia's...

Le Dernier Mot: Excuse Me, May I Kiss You?

To bise, or not to bise? That is the question on Kristin’s (and many others’)...
Yves Saint Laurent: Icons Of Fashion Design and Photography

Book Review: Yves Saint Laurent, Icons Of Fashion Design and Photography

This is a gorgeous homage to the uncrowned king of haute couture. Originally published in...
Tate modern staff examining Dora Maar painting

Finding Dora Maar: Building a Portrait of the Artist

A chance find in a second-hand Hermès address book led to a journey deep into...
Marché Biron

Marché Biron: Shopping the Legendary Puces de Saint-Ouen outside Paris

“What you can’t touch in Versailles… you can get in Biron.” A beautiful Saturday morning in...
Arles aerial view

City Focus: Arles in the South of France

The northern gateway to the Camargue, Arles successfully blends the very old and the thoroughly...

Accommodation in France

The imperial suite at the Ritz, Paris

Notorious Hotels with History in France

From Marie Antoinette’s execution to Coco Chanel’s eviction, they have been the offices of writers and the dens of thieves. Chloe Govan shares the...
Vendée Holiday Le Vieux Café

Planning a Summer in France? Stay with Vendée Holiday Cottages

About Vendée Holiday Cottages Imagine miles of clean sandy beaches, sunny days & fun for all the family. This is exactly what the Vendée department...
L'espirit

Where to Stay and Eat in the Charente Valley

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to enjoy during your trip along this beautiful river Related articles: High Spirits in the Charente Valley Top 12 Cultural...
Hôtel Lutetia

Elevation to Palace Status

Two recently restored historic hotels – both recipients of the coveted Palace distinction – exemplify their neighbourhoods on opposite sides of the Seine and...

Retreat into Wellness in Saint-Rémy de Provence

Immerse yourself in art and nature in this history-laden town in the Alpilles. Nestling between Avignon and Arles, Saint-Rémy de Provence, the birthplace of...

Top 5 Places in France to Visit on your Motorhome Holiday

With such diverse landscapes and locations, it can be hard to know where your motorhome adventure around France should take you. Famous cities, hidden...
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