Just Say “Oc”: Exploring the Languedoc Coastline

Glorious beaches, lagoons, medieval cities, bustling seaside towns and vineyards as far as the eye can see... Dominic Bliss visits the Languedoc coastline, where summer never seems to end From the Rhône Delta almost down...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Vieille du Temple in the Marais District

The rue Vieille du Temple is an ancient street in the Marais. Jeffrey T Iverson meets some of the local business owners intent on preserving its unique atmosphere To step into 30 rue Vieille du...

Paris of the Pacific: San Francisco Holds French Focused Heritage Day

The promotional flyer for the upcoming San Francisco Heritage Day 2017 announces: “Once upon a time, the French community in San Francisco…” Historian Dr. Claudine Chalmers completes the sentence in her own way: “…was so large and...

French Riviera: 8 Secret Spots Off the Beaten Path

By foot, boat or car there are many secret spots to discover on the Côte d’Azur. Swerve the crowds for a deeper appreciation of this glorious coastal region, says Justin Postlethwaite A Skipper's Eye View The...

Live and Learn en Provence Knows What Makes a Vacation Truly Special

You will not only stay in a in a beautiful house overlooking the Mediterranean, in Ceyreste, a little medieval village 40 km from Marseille, but you will also get the opportunity to immerse yourself...

My Life in Paris: Dancing with Zelda

Flushed and flying high now, my sister Wendy and I are kicking back in the arms of two pea-green catbird seats on the terrace at the Café de la Paix. Sure, the icy brews at...

Discovering Dunkerque

Ships past, present and future have shaped France’s third largest port. Gillian Thornton visits Dunkerque ahead of this summer’s blockbuster movie. Look out across the English Channel from Dunkerque's broad, sandy beach and, at any...

Read the Signs: Boulevard Diderot in Paris

One of the capital’s main arteries, the Boulevard Diderot connects Place de la Nation to the Gare de Lyon. But what did its namesake do to deserve such an honour? In fact, you’re likely...

The Stars of Cannes 2017: Exclusive Interviews with Juliette Binoche, Mathieu Amalric & Jeanne...

Lanie Goodman caught up with the actors behind two of the biggest success stories at this summer’s film festival LET THE SUNSHINE IN Juliette Binoche stars as a middle-aged painter looking for love In French director Claire Denis’s...

Anne Morgan, “A Great Friend of France”

The Franco-American Museum at Blérancourt has reopened this summer after a decade-long project of renovation and considerable expansion. Mary Winston Nicklin remembers the selfless work of the American woman who founded it. "Look girls!” I...