Paris Restaurant Reviews: 114 Faubourg at Le Bristol Hotel

When it comes to dining with the stars, I’ll settle for Michelin. Le Bristol Paris-- which recently celebrated 90 years-- is home to four of these stars, three of which can be experienced at...

A Look Inside the Buddha Bar Hotel Paris

As featured in France Today’s Hotel Selection 2014, the Buddha Bar Hotel—which opened in June 2013 just a stone’s throw from the chic rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré—is one of the new stars on the...

Provence Travel: The Jewels of St Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

East of Arles, beyond Aix en Provence, count your good fortune stumbling into St Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, a small town 45 minutes north of Marseille, which holds a wealth of surprises -- from the Basilica of...
Hotel Providence, Paris

The New Boutique Hotels of Paris

Previously monopolised by grand luxury hotels, overpriced chintzy boutique lodgings and standardised, clinical-looking affairs, Paris’s musty hotel scene desperately needed sprucing up. Enter the new generation of young, well-heeled and well-travelled hoteliers with plenty of vision and impeccable taste. Focused on...
Hotel de Toiras

Île de Ré Hotels: Review of Hotel de Toiras

You really couldn’t ask for a better location for this gem of a hotel in Saint-Martin-de-Ré. Created from several historic quay-side townhouses, the Toiras directly overlooks the harbour, with its jolly assembly of fishing...

Maison des Bois: Marc Veyrat’s New Restaurant in the Savoyard Mountains

The legendary Michelin-starred chef Marc Veyrat has opened a new restaurant and hotel, Maison des Bois, in the heart of the Aravis Alpine mountain range. This is a unique new project for Veyrat, as...
Périgord

Hotels in Périgord: Le Moulin du Roc Near Brantôme

If you should ever find yourself meandering through the sleepy lanes and rolling hills of the Vert, I suggest you pause for a few tranquil days at this haven of gastronomy and relaxation. A short...

A VIP Hotel Experience in Paris at the Shangri-La

Step into the gilded lobby and you'll see what all the fuss is about.