Lounge at Relais 12 Bis Paris

Relais 12bis: A New Luxury Bed & Breakfast Concept in Paris

For savvy travellers who wish to have a real Parisian experience, it doesn’t get more authentic than this. More exclusive than a bed & breakfast but more personalised than a luxury hotel there is...

Raving for Starck

Star designer Philippe Starck has completed an epic two-year revamp of Le Royal Monceau in Paris.

Where to Stay and Eat in Calvados

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, from A-list accommodation to homely seaside eateries Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy Things to See and Do in...

Hotel Review: Le Mas Candille, Mougins

There are many reasons to holiday in the cobbled Provençal village of Mougins: world-class art, over 300 days of sunshine a year, and its proximity to glamorous Cannes, just a stone’s throw down the...

Stay in a Castle-Hotel in Burgundy at the Château d’Igé

Château d’Igé in southern Burgundy is a welcoming hotel with old world charm and ambiance. The 13th century feudal château is situated in a large rural setting with a stream, lush gardens, patio, orchard and...

Where to Stay in Marseille: Come to Mama!

Fresh. Affordable. Intelligent. I’m in my element. Arriving a little spent from an early start and a full day of exciting art exhibitions, the friendly Mama Shelter in Marseille lifted my energy as soon...

Riviera Dining: La Passagère in Juan-les-Pins

There are few settings for dinner in the south of France that can be more delightful than the terrace of the charming Art Deco-styled Hôtel Belles Rives on the shores of the Mediterranean at Juan-les-Pins. Originally known as...
Le Mas de Castel

Le Mas de Castel: A Charming Hotel Near Sarlat

Sarlat is tourist central in the lush, picturesque and historic part of Périgord Noir. So although there’s no shortage of places to stay, it does get busy and the city centre can be thronged...

A Top Address Near Rochefort: Les Jardins du Lac

One of the region's best restaurants also has lovely guest rooms for overnight stays.
Hotel Restaurant du Vieux Pont in Belcastel

A Trip to Belcastel, One of France’s Prettiest Villages, and its Star Hotel-Restaurant

Do you have a special occasion to celebrate? Let me recommend the 3 starred Hotel Restaurant du Vieux Pont in Belcastel, one of the plus beaux villages de France, located in the Aveyron department....