Ryding High: A Look at French Golf as the Ryder Cup Heads to France

As the Ryder Cup heads to France for the first time in the competition’s history, Dominic Bliss takes a look at the nation's love-hate relationship with golf "He’s surely not going to climb down in...

Marking the Centenary of the First World War in the Aisne

This year marks the centenary of the end of the First World War. Numerous commemorative events are taking place across France, and we have compiled a Remembrance Tourism Guide for travellers making trips to...

Nicolas de Staël in Provence: capturing the dazzle of southern light

In 1953, when Russian-born artist Nicolas de Stael set up his atelier in Ménerbes, inside a stone house at the edge of a bluff, the fortified village was still an unknown sleepy hamlet. Fueled...

We’re Launching Taste of France Magazine

The countdown to the launch of our new French foodie bible, Taste of France, has begun – and it’s set to be the best thing since sliced baguette! Our team of elite gourmands has certainly put...

A Passion for Picnics and Entertaining: An Excerpt from “Everyday Monet”

The magic of Claude Monet's garden comes to life in a new book called Everyday Monet: A Giverny-Inspired Gardening and Lifestyle Guide to Living Your Best Impressionist Life. Within this visually stunning book, Monet expert...

12 Iconic Wine Estates to Visit in Alsace

Alsace produces some of the most distinctive wines of France, and some of them are very good indeed Related article: Alsace, Triumph over Adversity DOMAINE ZIND-HUMBRECHT, TURCKHEIM Created in 1959 from the union of two families with...

Spotlight on Caravaggio in Paris

Charting Caravaggio’s career from the early days apprenticing in Rome’s most prestigious workshops to his tumultuous relationships with his contemporaries, ‘Caravaggio’s Roman Period’ will offer a rare glimpse of the man behind the art. More...

La Cité du Vin Reaches 1 Million Visitors in Bordeaux

Have you heard of the fabulous wine-themed venue in Bordeaux known as La Cité du Vin? As our Editor in Chief wrote after its opening in June 2016, "there could not be a more...

French TV Series: Irresponsable, Created by Frédéric Rosset

After an almighty cliffhanger, the hit comedy show is back for a second series. And for those of you who missed out on our man-child hero’s disastrous crash-course in fatherhood, now is the perfect...

French Cinema: Profile of Star Stand-up Gad Elmaleh

Meet the superstar stand-up turned actor who packed in a successful career in France to conquer America – and came up trumps Things inevitably get lost in translation. Words are butchered, names garbled – though...