The French Film “Marguerite” Ponders What is Good Singing

The character in the French film Marguerite is an opera singer who can’t sing, but decides to perform in a grand public concert hall. That’s only part of the story. Marguerite’s life is opera, full...

French Music Reviews: Christine & The Queens

While Nantes-born Héloïse Letissier, aka Christine and the Queens, has spent the majority of the last two years on an irresistible rise to pop superstardom in France, her star is only just starting to shoot outside of l’Hexagone. The belated release of her...

Things to See and Do on the Northern Coast of France

Tour the region by land or sea and discover the many sporting and cultural activities on offer Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) Where...

The 12 Most Iconic Sites in Franche-Comté

First time in Franche-Comté? Build these essential stops into your itinerary to make the most of your trip. As you might expect from a border territory, Franche-Comté is rich in military and defensive sites including...

Couture Cushions: Jean-François Lesage

Jean-François Lesage is descended from three generations of embroiderers and his father is the legendary haute couture brodeur François Lesage. Rather than following in his father's footsteps, embellishing extravagant gowns for Paris fashion houses, the...

Marvelous Médoc: Driving the Wine Route

Few things whet a wine lover’s enthusiasm more than driving along France’s D2 highway, the route des châteaux just north of Bordeaux on the Médoc peninsula, hemmed in on both sides by row upon...

Georges & Co.

In these days of electronic correspondence, Georges & Co. has put the fun and artistry back into all things handwritten.

Delve into the World of Wine: Classes with the French Wine Society

Master the art of French wine with classes and immersion study trips in the vineyards.
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Anis de Flavigny, France’s Oldest Brand, Produces Candy the Size of a Pea

The divine little candy has been produced in a Burgundy village for centuries.

Art in Paris: From Watteau to Fragonard, les Fêtes Galantes

Critics didn’t quite know how to label the style when 18th-century French painter Antoine Watteau picked up the tradition of idealised pastoral scenes, where Flemish and Venetian painters had left off the previous century....