A Weekend’s Punting and Pampering in Brière

Vast, ominous clouds linger stubbornly in the sky, but Valentin, the hulking, tattooed captain aboard our chaland (a flat-bottomed, wooden boat) keeps his sunglasses on as he guides us through the picturesque Brière wetlands. Exploring a labyrinth of sprawling marshes...

Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson lived in Paris for five years, thriving on the city's art, music, cuisine, wine and intellectual life.

Reviewed: Peter Turnley’s Photography Workshop in Paris

A week-long course with the acclaimed photographer will change how you view the world.

Kisses from Nice, Moscow and Tokyo: William Klein Exhibit at the Musée de la...

The Musée de la Photographie Charles Négre, newly located just off the Cours Saleya market in Nice’s Old Town, is currently hosting an exhibit of work by 89-year-old, and still very much active, American-French...

Blois, Of Visions and Visionaries: The Chateau Inspiration for Asheville’s Biltmore Estate

There are many châteaux in the Loire Valley, but only three interested a certain nineteenth-century railroad tycoon. Enthralled with French Renaissance châteaux, George Vanderbilt determined to build his own in the mountains of North...

Paris Magnum: The City as Captured by the Legendary Photo Agency

We highly recommend this coffee table-style book.

Brassaï: Paris by Night

A beautiful new edition of Brassaï’s classic book of urban photography, Paris by Night, shows both the bright and dark sides of Paris as seen through the eyes of a talented young artist who...

Le Bal Populaire: The Revival of Traditional Neighbourhood Dances in Paris

Partake in a fabulously Parisian nightlife tradition.

A Vence Vacation: Exploring the French Riviera

If you are looking for a home base to explore the French Riviera but want to escape the big-city hustle and bustle of Nice, look no further than Vence. Situated a comfortable 20-minute ride...

New York: Denis Darzacq’s “Hyper”

French photographer Denis Darzacq combines inspiration from modern techniques in photo technology, such as a super-fast shutter speed, with a splash of brightness from an unusual locale to create Hyper. The bold lighting and...