Alliance Française de Rouen-Normandie: Learn French in France

"More than an impression - an immersion!" Founded in 1986, the Alliance Française of Rouen-Normandie combines high-quality French learning with a great destination. Normandy, with its exceptional geographical location, extending to the English Channel and...

Book Reviews: Renoir, Father and Son | Painting and Cinema

“I have spent my life trying to determine the extent of the influence of my father upon me,” wrote acclaimed filmmaker Jean Renoir. While he never quite got to the bottom of it, Renoir:...

Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet: Painters in Paris

Berthe Morisot, one of the great Impressionists, was also the muse of Édouard Manet. The two may even have been in love – at least until she married his brother. Hazel Smith investigates. At a...

Book Reviews: Paris/ Ronis, Published by Flammarion

“How wonderful to have been looking in the right direction so often,” once gushed Willy Ronis. But France’s great humanist shutterbug did far more than point and shoot. Unparalleled in his ability to tease...

Exclusive Interview: Marion Cotillard in “Gueule d’Ange”

No stranger to challenging roles, in her latest film Marion Cotillard plays a rudderless single mother running away from her responsibilities. She tells Lanie Goodman how she tackled the elusive character... Marion Cotillard is sitting...

Internet Anywhere in France: Travel with Travel Wifi

Unfortunately finding Free WiFi in France can be harder than taking a decent selfie with Mona Lisa. You may see the word "Free Wifi" when you search for Wifi networks on your devices but...

Read the Signs: Rue des Martyrs in Paris

What's the story behind this street, the path taken by a beheaded saint? Running from Pigalle’s Église Notre-Dame-de-Lorette up to the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre, the rue des Martyrs is rumoured to have taken its name...

Are you looking for the ideal place to study French? We may have something...

What about immersing yourself in the French language and culture, in Toulouse, city of incomparable charm, nestled in the middle of Occitanie, within reach of both the Mediterranean Sea beaches and the tracks and pistes...

This Book About a Homeless Puppy in Paris is Perfect for Budding Francophiles

Hudson is the consummate Parisian. He’s a gourmet — he loves good food. He’s a cinéphile — he loves classic movies. And he’s a flâneur — he loves his adopted city, which he’s explored...

Kindred Spirits: Creative Cocktail Recipes for Apéritif Hour

Ready to shake up your apéro game? From light and fruity to devilishly stiff, Kate Hawkings’s cocktail recipes will have you raising a glass. Excerpted with permission from "Aperitif" by Kate Hawkings, published by...