Market Day in L’Isle sur la Sorgue: The Stuff Center of the World

Ever stop in front of a real estate office and fantasize about living in a foreign place? Best-selling author Mary-Lou Weisman and her husband dare to act on their dream of international living by...

Scents and Sensibility: Shopping for Bespoke Perfume in Paris

Two hundred years since Guerlain opened his first boutique in Paris, bespoke fragrances are making a monumental comeback. And you no longer have to be an empress to indulge, writes Jennifer Ladonne Almost two centuries...

Parisian Walkways: Passage Jouffroy, the Historic Covered Shopping Arcade

It is, and always has been, one of the most popular covered arcades in the French capital. Jeffrey T Iverson meets the people who give the Passage Jouffroy its unique air Stepping into one of...

Unexpected Adventures Along the Côte d’Azur

From driving a vintage sports car to e-biking in Nice, France’s Côte d’Azur offers some surprising adventures, many of which can be experienced year-round. On a recent visit to the Côte d’Azur, I ate in top restaurants, skied...

12 Reasons to Visit Aveyron

Dotted with rugged landscapes and more ‘Plus Beaux Villages’ than any other part of the Hexagon, Aveyron is one for the bucket list. Here are 12 reasons to explore France’s 12th département... UNMISSABLE SIGHTS Nestled in...

Slow Tourism in the South of France: Explore the Drôme and Vaucluse

If you want a leisurely holiday with plenty of scope for exploring France’s culinary treasures, Stephen Davy-Osborne suggests heading for the Drôme and Vaucluse départements to sample their delights at a slower pace No walking...

My Life in Paris: A Passion for Fashion

With her gold faux-fur sleeves and sleek bobbed fringe, Theadora hits Paris Fashion Week... Amid the pop, pop, pop of the paparazzi’s cameras, I exit the Junko Shimada fashion show at the Palais de Tokyo,...

10 Reasons to Visit Montélimar, the “Gateway to Provence”

Nicknamed the “gateway to Provence”, with its postcard-perfect lavender fields and balmy climes, the capital of nougat in Drôme Provençale makes a choice retreat for savvy travellers and foodies RICH HERITAGE Perched high above the medieval...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Poncelet and its Fine Open-Air Market

Hidden away in western Paris, rue Poncelet is home to one of the capital's best open-air markets. Jeffrey T Iverson met its merchants and sampled its delights For many lovers of the City of Light...

Olympics Fever: Get Your Hands on a Vintage French-Inspired Poster

The winter Olympics are kicking off in Seoul today and so we'll take a minute to raise a glass to France's Baron Pierre de Coubertin (1863-1937), who is considered the father of the modern Olympic...