Camargue Rules: Cowboys, Bulls and the Course Camarguaise

Chloe Govan visits the cowboys of the Camargue to discover centuries-old cultural traditions and encounter a humane version of the controversial art of bullfighting – without the bloodshed Bullfighting: brutal and bloodthirsty, right? In most...

Nîmes, City of Swallows

Leaving Paris for a couple of days can bring not only a change in scenery, but something akin to time-travel as well. A mere three hours by train, and the fields turn into rows of...

The Queen of Champagne: The Legacy of The Widow Clicquot

Once upon a time, French monks would enter the cold, dark cellars of their monasteries, only to discover that their precious wine was destroyed. Unbeknownst to these winemakers, the cold temperatures created a second...

Flying to France? Miljan Suknović’s Must-See Art at JFK Airport

Miljan Suknović’s "Studio Visit" lights up the Air France VIP Lounge in the JFK Terminal 1 through March 2020 On the coldest evening in November 2019, Miljan Suknović’s enormous installation of 35 paintings warmed the...

Dining in Paris: Le Sergent Recruteur on the Île Saint-Louis

Surrounded by the Seine, and a discrete, intimate, slightly mysterious place, the Île Saint-Louis is one of the most charming neighbourhoods of Paris. For years it also had one of the city’s most fashionable...

Treat Yourself to a Festive Season in Northern France

Northern France is the perfect destination... Just over the Channel, in Northern France, the warm atmosphere of the Christmas markets with their sparkling fairy-lights, musical carousels and dazzling cathedrals await you. Indulge in the heavenly...

A Winter Wonderland with Arc 1950 at Le Village

A jewel set in the heart of Paradiski Arc 1950 at Le Village (the most recent of the Haute-Tarentaise resorts) is a jewel set in the heart of Paradiski - the world's second largest ski...

Bouygues Telecom Launches Fabulous New SIM Plan for Tourists

As a traveller, there's nothing more frustrating than searching for a wireless Internet connection while you’re abroad. Whether you’re trying to download maps, contact loved ones or upload your holiday snaps, relying on free...

My Life in Paris: Girl Racer

Pizzas and hellish bus rides with a side of racing history... it's all in a day's work for columnist Theadora Brack I can do anything! I tell myself, as I pound the trottoir juggling two...

Great Destinations: Limousin, Land of Fire and Stone

Colourful villages, masses of châteaux and wonderful local stone – a Limousin road trip is an exciting way to see the delights of this rural and sparsely-populated region. Hit the Route Richard Coeur de...