Parisian Walkways: Faubourg Saint-Antoine, the Heart of Fine French Cabinet-Making

Every year, more than seven million people flock to the Palace of Versailles to behold the jaw-dropping luxury in which the French monarchy once resided. They stand wide-eyed before the towering frescoed ceilings; they marvel at the gilded wood panelling, the...

Restaurant Reviews: André, Chef Anne-Sophie Pic’s Bistro in Valence

Back in the days when tyres had inner tubes and people used paper maps that were always impossible to refold to their original neat envelope size, France’s major tyre manufacturer came up with the idea of publishing a...

Reviewed: Gérald Passédat’s Restaurant at the Villa La Coste

The spectacular, recently-opened, glass-walled dining room of the new 28-suite Villa La Coste hotel, will surely be one of the most sought-after tables in Provence this summer. Not only does three-Michelin-starred chef Gérald Passédat sign the menu, but...

Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about... Related articles: Great Travel Destinations, Normandy for Everyone Top Things to See and Do in Normandy Top 12...

L’Étoile du Nord: New from Chef Thierry Marx at the Gare du Nord in...

Ever since the Eurostar train service began between France and Britain in 1994, the dark, draughty grey Gare du Nord in Paris has become a place where thousands of travellers find themselves whiling away...

Breizh Café to Open Soon in St Germain: A Foodie’s Dream Come True

The Left Bank is buzzing! Breizh Café – a must stop foodie paradise- will soon be opening at the Carrefour de l’Odéon in the Saint Germain district of Paris. Also, Breizh Epicerie/Grocery Store will...

Le Negresco: A Living Art Hotel in Nice

Welcome to a living art hotel set on Nice’s Côte d'Azur. Le Negresco opened its stately doors over 100 years ago, and quickly became known for its characteristically French art de vivre. Founded in...

Restaurants in Paris: Clover Grill by Jean-François Piège

Grill restaurants have long been popular in London, New York, and many of the world’s major English-speaking cities, but have been slow to catch on in France. Now that looks set to change with...

Where to Stay and Eat in the French Basque Country

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals knew about (until now) TOP HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Domaine du Pignada: Located in Anglet, five minutes from Bayonne and Biarritz, this 110-room domaine is ideal for...

Gardens, Grapes and Gastronomy: A Trip to Bourges and the Berry

Whatever age you live in and whatever your line of work, it rarely pays to upstage the boss. Ask anyone in Bourges, third largest town in the Centre region and a great base for exploring the south-east corner of the ancient...