Eco Threads: French Clothing Brand FAGUO Plants Trees

There's nothing quite like splashing out on new apparel and saving the planet at the same time. With French clothing brand FAGUO, that's precisely what's on the table. Having celebrated their 10th year in...
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Take a Wellness Retreat in the French Countryside at the Happy Hamlet

Be good to yourself – Take a wellness retreat in the French countryside "The most gorgeous, warm-hearted, charming, delightful, inspiring and mesmerizing location and retreat you could imagine. Thanks, Suska and Nico. You're amazing! I'm...

Great Destinations: The Italian Influence on Corsica

This mountainous Mediterranean island is today one of the 13 regions of Metropolitan France, though its culture is more Italian than French, and its sense of otherness is strong. Guy Hibbert learns about its...

Parisian Walkways: Village Jourdain in Belleville

This small community in the 19th and 20th arrondissements remains a little different from the rest of Paris. Jeffrey T Iverson meets a new generation of artisans and entrepreneurs... Line 11 of the Paris Métro...

Top Tips for Travelling with Young Children in France

Holidaying with young children can sometimes seem like a daunting task, but with some careful planning you can have a perfect trip away in France that’s fun for all the family. Here are our...

Read the Signs: Rue de Rivoli, the Famous Street in Paris

The colonnaded storefronts lining one side of the rue de Rivoli attract shoppers; the Tuileries Gardens and Louvre Museum along the other provide quite the backdrop. There is so much to see on the three...

Natural Beauty: Skincare and Cosmetics Shopping in Paris

The global trend towards organic, chemical-free skincare has caught on in Paris. Jennifer Ladonne finds notable new beauty lines – and time-proven cult brands – emphasising natural products with a bespoke French touch... As beauty...

Ardèche: A World of Picture-Perfect Wonders

The landscape of this rugged region has inspired humankind since prehistoric times. Gillian Thornton meanders amongst works of art both man-made and natural... As warm welcomes go, our reception at Mazan-l’Abbaye is positively scorching. This...

La Culture: Winter Art News and Must-See Exhibits in Paris

During the colder months, why not ward off the winter chill in one of Paris's superb museums? Here's a sampling of the season's star expos. Figurative Mondrian at the Musée Marmottan Monet The figurative work of...

My Life in Paris: For the Love of Cheese

Leaky pens and gourmet fromage don’t always make good bagfellows, as Theadora discovers... Surrounded by whispers, giggles and baby whimpers, I am eyeballing the handbags showcased in tall LED-lit cubbyholes, deep down in the basement...