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Read the Signs: Rue des Lions in Paris

Once the king of the jungle roamed the Marais JUNGLE FEVER The rue des Lions is a short street in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, at...

Château de Sully-sur-Loire: Prison, Hideaway, or Refuge?

At the confluence of the rivers Loire and La Sange stands a commanding castle encircled by the reflective waters of a protective moat. Over...

Château de Valençay: The Most Picturesque Park and Princely Palace

The French novelist George Sand noted that “no king has owned a more picturesque park.” While no king owned Château de Valençay, one of...

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...

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...

Hospices De Beaune in France

While the industry’s finest face off at the annual Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction, revellers are invited to indulge in less costly (and decidedly more...

Game of Thrones Tapestry at Hôtel du Doyen in Bayeux

This autumn, Bayeux is set to play host to Ulster Museum's Game of Thrones tapestry. Modelled after the Calvados city's own embroidered epic of...

A Remarkable Chronicle of Paris at War

A new museum in Paris brings to light the two-pronged struggle for freedom during the Second World War: the extensive military efforts from the...

Festival Interceltique De Lorient

From folk wrestling to bagpipes, Lorient is poised to make a song and a jig about all aspects of Celtic culture. After a bumper...

Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms at the Caen Memorial Museum,...

A one of a kind exhibition will be dedicated to displaying the works of, American painter, Norman Rockwell's works. Devoted in commemoration of the...