Jules Verne

In the Footsteps of Jules Verne in Nantes

Chloe Govan reveals the remarkable adventures of world-famous novelist Jules Verne, whose literary ambitions first took shape in beguiling Nantes Say the name Jules Verne and most people will think immediately of Around the World...

Read the Signs: Rue des Dames in Paris

The convivial Parisian street with many stories to tell Word has it, it's the place to be when the clock strikes aperitif o'clock. Rue des Dames, in the Batignolles district, stretches from Avenue de Clichy...
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Hidden Gems in a Motorhome around France

Equisheim Equisheim is an absolutely stunning place to visit; I have mentioned this to a few friends and family over the years and no one has heard of it. I find this astounding that such...
Julien Boscus, Origines, Paris

Restaurant Reviews: Origines in Paris

The 8th arrondissement is popular with visitors to Paris because of its boutiques, museums and many hotels, but high rents make it a rarely chosen location for a young chef going out on his...

Motorhome Holiday Adventures in France for Every Season!

Whatever the season... Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy on your motorhome holiday in France. Whether you prefer the hot weather and the sunshine, or you’d rather hit the slopes in...
Pavyllon, Paris sushi restuarant

Restaurant Reviews: Pavyllon in Paris

Musing on the future of French haute cuisine, Michelin three-star chef Yannick Alléno decided he wanted to make his cooking accessible to a broader audience. “I wanted to create a restaurant that was convivial...

The 6 Best Routes to Explore on your Motorhome Holiday in France

North, South, East or West – which way should you travel in your luxury motorhome? Should you stay inland or head to the coast? Should you go over the border into surrounding countries and see...
Le Bristol Paris

Full of Cocoa Beans: Le Bristol Paris

Le Bristol Paris will reopen on September 1 with a new garden and new suites. In the meantime, Nicola Leigh Stewart is dreaming of the artisanal chocolate factory... An Artisan at Heart After unveiling Éric Fréchon’s...
Meuse by bike

Take an Exceptional Bike Tour Through Dreamy Meuse in France

In 2019, The Meuse Cycle Route partnered with EuroVélo, the European network of cycle routes. Its 900km of cycle paths echo the words of Charles Péguy’s poem that describes the Meuse as “gentle” and “dreamy”. This...
ROYAL ROPEWORKS , Corderie-Royale-Rochefort

Top 12 Cultural Attractions in the Charente Valley

The Charentes’ lush meanders and kinks have something to amuse everyone Related article: High Spirits in the Charente Valley Royal Ropeworks The longest rope factory in Europe in the 17th century, the Corderie Royale was built beside...