Paris Restaurants: Wim à Table in the Batignolles District

One of the most striking – and welcome – restaurant trends in Paris is the on-going move towards a great variety of dining formats, both in terms of settings and menus. To wit, you...

Notre-Dame de Paris Like You’ve Never Seen Her Before

With an average of 35,000 people passing through her doors every day, Notre-Dame de Paris is one of Europe’s most visited monuments. The landmark cathedral on the Île de la Cité, which survived the...

The Lair of Le Tigre: Visiting the Musée Clemenceau in Paris

The Musée Clemenceau, in the heart of Paris, remains relatively unknown to the public, which beggars belief as it’s been there since 1931, barely two years after Georges Clemenceau’s death in the very apartment...

Reviewed: Hôtel Opéra Richepanse in Paris

Long is the history of the building that now stands in the rue Chevalier de Saint Georges in Paris’ 1st arrondisement. Dating back to 1637 and the convent of the Filles de la Conception, the...

7 Reasons to Buy the Oct/Nov issue of France Today magazine!

Hot off the press. The Oct/Nov issue of France Today magazine is out now! Here are 7 reasons not to miss out: Franche-Comté Uncovered Tootle off the beaten track to explore this unspoilt region of great mountain...

Discover Grasse: France’s Capital of Fragrance

A curious phenomenon seemingly occurs at some point during our younger years – we’re taught to prioritise certain senses over others. The importance of sight never dwindles, least of all later in life, when...
Sailing regattas in Brittany

Brittany Calling

Brittany is the land of terre et mer, land and sea, green and blue. Whether you want to explore and try new adventures, or simply unwind and relax, there is room enough here to get away from...

The Best Views of Paris from the Tour Saint-Jacques

For a limited time, you can climb to the top of this beautiful Gothic monument.

Read the Signs: Rue des Martyrs in Paris

What's the story behind this street, the path taken by a beheaded saint? Running from Pigalle’s Église Notre-Dame-de-Lorette up to the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre, the rue des Martyrs is rumoured to have taken its name...

A Pilgrimage to Café Sélect in Montparnasse

During my Paris stay, a visit to Le Café Sélect was high on my to do list after reading Paris Café: The Sélect Crowd by Noël Riley Fitch. The accompanying drawings by Rick Tulka...