Camargue Rules: Cowboys, Bulls and the Course Camarguaise

Chloe Govan visits the cowboys of the Camargue to discover centuries-old cultural traditions and encounter a humane version of the controversial art of bullfighting – without the bloodshed Bullfighting: brutal and bloodthirsty, right? In most...

Habits de Lumière: Champagne and Festivities in Epernay

Just one hour by train from Paris, Epernay is famously known as the Capital of Champagne. Major champagne houses line the world-famous Avenue de Champagne, beneath which more than 200 million bottles of champagne...

First World War in France: Explore the Memorial 14-18 at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette

Hope and light arise from the darkness Three unique sites offer insights into the First World War in Nord-Pas-de-Calais and honour all those who gave their lives for peace. Trace the events, the soldiers' stories...

Flying to France? Miljan Suknović’s Must-See Art at JFK Airport

Miljan Suknović’s "Studio Visit" lights up the Air France VIP Lounge in the JFK Terminal 1 through March 2020 On the coldest evening in November 2019, Miljan Suknović’s enormous installation of 35 paintings warmed the...

Van Cleef & Arpels Reopens Renovated Beverly Hills Boutique

Van Cleef & Arpels celebrated its 50th anniversary with the reopening of its renovated flagship boutique in Beverly Hills. Originally opening its doors in 1969, the boutique has remained one of the most elegant...

Baronne Staffe’s Guide to French Table Manners

Stumped by French dining etiquette? When in doubt, take a leaf out of Baronne Staffe’s book. France’s nitpicking answer to Emily Post and undisputed authority on decorum, the baroness ruled over the bourgeoisie’s fine...

What to See and Do in Limousin

Visiting the towns and cities of Limousin is a pleasure, but so is travelling between them Related articles: Great Destinations: Limousin, Land of Fire and Stone 12 of Limousin’s Most Iconic Sites LIMOGES The Impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir...

French Film Reviews: 4 Favourite Comedies for Laugh-out-Loud Fun

As the days get shorter, there's nothing better than cosying up with a good film and a hot drink. Here are some of our favourite French comedies to get you through the colder months 2...

12 of Limousin’s Most Iconic Sites

The region’s finest architecture and best landmarks Related article: Great Destinations: Limousin, Land of Fire and Stone LIMOGES CATHEDRAL The Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Limoges is predominantly Gothic, but there is 600 years’ worth of building work here...

Bonnard to Vuillard: Must-See Exhibit at The Phillips Collection in DC

Now showing through January 26, 2020: Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life, The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant A generous gift from Phillips Collection supporters Vicki and Roger Sant, these...