Grand Designs: Le Corbusier, the 20th Century’s Most Influential Architect

His concrete monoliths still divide opinion today, yet Le Corbusier is undoubtedly the most influential architect of the 20th century. Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey investigates Father of modern architecture, Le Corbusier was a true trailblazer. He was...
Passeport pour les langues & French Summer Classes

Passeport pour les langues & French Summer Classes

Some places you will just visit in passing. Cannes is among those you will keep coming back to. So, it is no coincidence that Passeport pour les langues & French Summer Classes has chosen...

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...

The Big Cheese: Exclusive Interview with Michel Roux Snr.

As his essential guide to cooking with cheese hits the stores, Michel Roux Sr. looks back on his lifelong love affair with the stinky stuff.  France Today: What made you decide to devote an entire...

My France Favourites: Alison Hughes

France Today magazine is proud to have an expert team of contributors, whose knowledge of France is vast and inspiring. In a series of interviews highlighting “France Favourites,” we shine the spotlight on our team....

Book Reviews: Paris Through A Fashion Eye by Megan Hess

Armed with her trusty Mont Blanc, Monty, Megan Hess has captured the ephemeral sheen of the world’s most exclusive fashion districts, sketched for countless luxury labels and immortalised their lavish confections. Fresh from coaxing...

City Breaks in France: Nîmes

With the city on the brink of UNESCO World Heritage status, Guy Hibbert suggests you get there early to beat the crowds... When the Romans conquered Gaul it was the well-known source of spring water...

My France Favourites: Gillian Thornton

France Today magazine is proud to have an expert team of contributors, whose knowledge of France is vast and inspiring. In a series of interviews highlighting “France Favourites,” we shine the spotlight on our team....

Book Reviews: 30-Second Napoleon, The 50 Fundamentals of his Life, Strategies, and Legacy

Napoleon Bonaparte was a man on borrowed time. Every task and duty was expedited with military precision – and timing. He famously gobbled up his déjeuner in a cramp-inducing 10 minutes, dispatched a Spartan...

Book Reviews: Paris in the Present Tense, A Novel

In the midst of what should be an effulgent time, 74-year-old Jules Lacour, a maître at the Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the Algerian war, and Holocaust survivor, is faced with an onrush of challenges...