10 Great Movies Set in Paris

Paris has long attracted filmmakers and why not? The beauty of Paris makes any movie better! And when you add in glamorous movie stars like Audrey Hepburn and Alain Delon back in the 1960s...

A Complete Guide to Burgundy: Venture Beyond the Vineyards

Though famed for its incomparable vintages and world-class gastronomy, there is more to Burgundy than food and wine as Sylvia Edwards Davis discovers... Burgundy is perhaps best known for its excellent gastronomy and world-class wines,...

Hotel Le Jardin de Neuilly: Not Far from Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

A pleasant and affordable three-star hotel right off metro line 1.

Riverside Travels in the Pays de la Loire

France’s longest river provides a wealth of scenic routes for enjoying this popular region. Stephen Davy-Osborne explores some of the highlights Famed the world over for the sweeping vineyards and orchards that line the banks...

Madame’s Collection: Helena Rubinstein at the Musée du Quai Branly

Cosmetics mogul Helena Rubinstein was as intuitive an art collector as she was a savvy entrepreneur. Her pioneering role in the recognition of art from Africa and Oceania helped elevate such works from being considered...
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Great Destinations: Château d’Yquem

To drive up the long road leading to Château d’Yquem in late Summer, past row after row of verdant vines which are heavy with grapes, one slowly develops the impression of rising onto another...

10 reasons to visit Rennes in Brittany

The capital of Brittany is a great city to live in for quality of life, but Rennes is a top tourist destination too. We explore its many charms… 1. Timber town Made from wood felled in the surrounding forests,...

Unmissable Events, Exhibitions and Must-Visit Monuments this Summer

Stumped for things to do cet été? Here is our round-up of unmissable events, exhibitions and must-visit monuments to keep you (and the brood) busy all summer long. SKEDANOZ The ethereal light and sound show is set...

Château de Saint Mesmin: Step into the Middle Ages in the Deux-Sèvres

In the springtime, the fields of the Deux-Sèvres in western France are a dazzling patchwork of lush green and brilliant yellow colza. Follow a narrow country lane over a bridge—this little Sevreau stream actually...

Glamping in France: A Limousin Case Study

New craze, 'glamorous camping', is introduced to France in serious style. Graham and Paula Grant moved from the Isle of Islay to the rural Limousin in 2004, to set up their home and 240 acre...