My Life in Paris: Monument Woman

Dazzled by Dalida's tantalising bust, Theadora Brack fantasises about her own memorial It’s Saturday morning and I’m jogging through Montmartre with Lady Gaga on the earbuds going full blast and the news cycle far from...

A Taste of Freedom: On the Trail of Oscar Wilde in Paris

For persecuted playwright Oscar Wilde, Paris was the only place he could truly feel at home. Chloe Govan retraces the famous libertine’s footsteps in the city that embraced him According to the British press, poet...

Discount Designer Shopping: La Vallée Village Presents “La Vie en Rose”

Summer hit its peak on the sizzling streets of Paris, so I escaped to La Vallée Village and its air-conditioned boutiques to experience "La Vie en Rose". Pink and sparkling, "La Vie en Rose"...

En Passant Par La Lorraine

There is in France a famous children’s song about a girl who walks through Lorraine in her clogs... Yet few foreign visitors follow in her footsteps. This is a shame as there is a...

Unmissable Art Event in Paris: Berthe Morisot at Musée d’Orsay

A leading Impressionist figure, Berthe Morisot remains to this day less well-known than her peers, Monet, Degas and Renoir. Yet, she was immediately recognised as one of the group’s most innovative artists. Morisot explored...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Dauphine on the Left Bank

After the Pont Neuf runs onto the Left Bank, a characterful street continues its course into Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Jeffrey T Iverson meets the people who work there... If there is one place and time which stirs...

A Sparkling Gala for the American Library in Paris

The American Library in Paris recently celebrated its Gala dinner at the Bibliothèque Clément Bayard of the Automobile Club of France. This sparkling soirée is one of the most significant fundraising events of the...

More than a Pit Stop: Le Mans and Europe’s Iconic Motor Race

Gillian Thornton zooms off to Le Mans to discover the legends behind Europe’s most iconic motor race and follow in the treadmarks of action hero Steve McQueen Late afternoon and my husband and I have...

Restaurants in Paris: L’Office, Now Run by Charles Nikitits

If I liked this small restaurant near the Folies Bergère when it was first opened by restaurateur Charles Compagnon, I like it even better since it’s been taken over and remodelled by Charles Nikitits....

Camargue Calling: Stay in an Historic Hideaway at Hôtel Les Remparts

About Hôtel Les Remparts Fully renovated and reopened in June 2018, Hôtel Les Remparts is a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in Aigues-Mortes, a marvellous medieval village in the Gard department, encircled by ancient fortifications. Your...