Discovering Metz

Home of the new Pompidou Center annex in northeastern France, the surprising city of Metz is well worth a visit on its own.

The Drôme: The Organic Heart of France

From its sweeping mountain ranges and fragrant lavender fields to its tiny hilltop villages, the département of the Drôme is becoming increasingly popular with those seeking a better quality of life, says Caroline Harrap The...

Autumn in Paris: A Fabulous Fest with American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay

Once again the American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) hit it out of the park with a spectacular weekend full of unparalleled private access to exhibitions and homes, providing rare opportunities for art...

Road Trip through the Rhône Valley

The Rhône Valley is a place of remarkable beauty and astonishing diversity, a patchwork landscape woven together by a common thread: its legendary wines. Jennifer Ladonne gets a taste of the area between Lyon...

48 Hours in Lille

Just over an hour away from Paris by train, Lille is the perfect destination for a quick weekend escape from the capital-- to see a completely difference side of France. The city’s time under...

Deux Cafés, S’il Vous Plaît: Les Deux Magots & Café de Flore in Paris

Still popular with celebrities, a century ago Les Deux Magots and the Café de Flore were the haunts of some of the greatest thinkers of their day "If you are lucky enough to have lived...

Crème de Cassis

Surrounded by dazzling white limestone cliffs, crystalline coves called calanques and vineyard hills descending directly into the sea, Cassis remains a miraculously friendly, unspoiled spot. The miniature port is a curve of pink, yellow and...

Restaurants in Paris: Clover Grill by Jean-François Piège

Grill restaurants have long been popular in London, New York, and many of the world’s major English-speaking cities, but have been slow to catch on in France. Now that looks set to change with...

The Sweet Life in Paris: A New Generation of Pâtisseries

Ever since Pierre Hermé’s audacious flavour pairings ushered in a new era in French desserts, Paris has proved fertile ground for a new generation of creative pastry chefs eager to make their mark. The Paris-based...

3 Ways with Photography: Not-to-Miss Exhibitions this Spring in Paris

We focus in on the work of the world’s most skilled photographers... Here's a trio of exciting photography exhibitions currently taking place in Paris. Eli Lotar at the Jeu de Paume  After his arrival in France in 1924 Eli...