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Read the Signs: Rue des Lions in Paris

Once the king of the jungle roamed the Marais JUNGLE FEVER The rue des Lions is a short street in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, at the southern tip of the popular Marais district, edging towards...
Entrance Les Franciscaines

Les Franciscaines: The New Cultural Centre in Deauville

Deauville, Normandy, considered by many Paris’s 21st district, is famous for its beaches, horse races, and cinema festival, but now, thanks to newcomer Les Franciscaines, the seaside resort can also offer some art to...
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Book Review: Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc, A Timeless Legend

Situated in the magnificent landscape of the Cap d’Antibes in the south of France, the legendary Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc was first imagined in the mid-19th century as a retreat for artists and writers, and...
20,000 Year Old Cave in The Dordogne Valley

Must-See Marvels of the Dordogne Valley

Our choice of the sights you won’t want to miss off your itinerary... Related articles: Hollywood sur Dordogne, What’s New for Visitors in 2021 What to See and Do in the Dordogne Valley LASCAUX CAVES Probably the most...
The Ragpicker after treatment.

Modern Technology and the Art of Conserving Paintings

This is the second in a series of articles about the art of conserving paintings. Read the first here. He’s a ragpicker, a man who made his living rummaging through trash in the streets of...
Chateau de Hautefort

What to See and Do in the Dordogne Valley

Beautiful villages, historic châteaux and stunning countryside... there’s something here for everyone. Related article: Hollywood sur Dordogne: What’s New for Visitors in 2021 CHÂTEAU HOPPING Dordogne Valley Châteaux en Fête: What better way to mark the Land of...
Château de Sully-sur-Loire in all of its fairy tale magnificence. Photo: Dawn Dailey

Château de Sully-sur-Loire: Prison, Hideaway, or Refuge?

At the confluence of the rivers Loire and La Sange stands a commanding castle encircled by the reflective waters of a protective moat. Over the centuries, this château has welcomed a variety of illustrious...

Femmes Résistantes: World War II’s Unsung Warriors

Lest we forget, the brave and dauntless resistance fighters of the Second World War counted among them numerous women, from all walks of life. Jennifer Ladonne looks at some of their stories. On a beautiful...

O Brotherhood, Where Art Thou?

With their rich history and traditions, the mission of the confréries is to celebrate the passionate producers of ingredients and dishes all around the Hexagon. Justin Postlethwaite reports One Saturday morning in high summer a...
Musée Picasso Paris

Book Review: Musée Picasso Paris by Anne Baldassari

Anne Baldassari, former President of the Musée Picasso Paris, presents this comprehensive volume covering all aspects of Picasso’s artistic career, from self-portraits to sculpture to photography, as well as an extensive chronology of his...