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France is the world’s number one tourist destination, and the money generated by the sector accounts for 8 percent of its GDP. So anything that... Read More

In most instances, the thought of recording a daily run doesn't recall the most intriguing of scenes—unless you're Sebastien Montaz-Rosset. The runner... Read More

The Palace of Versailles is once again in talks to open a luxury hotel, potentially opening three buildings located just outside the... Read More

Hot weather in France could mean bad news for the country’s wine harvest. ... Read More

There's no avoiding lavender in Provence during its prime (late June to early August). The fragrant flower seems infiltrate every space with its... Read More

Just about everywhere there are discerning drinkers these days, there is a craft beer scene to please them. Paris is no exception. The city has some... Read More

It’s often said that the French are formal eaters and that, until the very recent arrival of les food trucks in Paris, they had no real tradition of... Read More

Toulouse is experiencing unprecedented growth. With a shiny aerospace museum and a spotless, easy-to-navigate public transit system, “La Ville Rose,” as... Read More

After three years since closing for a massive renovation, the Ritz Paris—one of the City of Light’s most beloved hotels, an icon set in the prestigious... Read More

While the Rue Montmartre, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, has become a hub for fashion, advertising, and digital businesses (not to mention the... Read More

A rare wine from France’s Burgundy vineyards has been named the world’s most expensive one, according to an annual ranking released by U.K. website... Read More

Like everything good in life, Paris museums are seasonal, and summer tends to be a little slow. With the Pompidou having just closed an excellent and... Read More

Somewhere in France, there are 1,200 chairs perfectly placed to form a non-functioning—but still incredibly impressive—roller coaster. Artist... Read More

Saudi King Salman is spending his summer vacation at a villa on the French Riviera—and the locals are not happy about it. ... Read More

While the stereotype of the chic Parisian woman irks most of the Parisian women I know, it also happens to be the God’s honest truth. Many, many words... Read More

The Eiffel Tower itself may not have changed much since the 1920s—although, the landmark was painted yellow at the turn of the 20th century—but the... Read More

Following consumer complaints about the amusement park’s price discrepancies, Disneyland Paris is facing an investigation by the European Commission and... Read More

Made famous by Peter Mayles in his 1989 memoir A Year in Provence, and later by Ridley Scott in his 2006 film A Good Year, Gordes is the quintessential... Read More

On Sunday, 433 balloonist took to the skies in Chamblet-Bussieres, France. This feat broke the world record for the most hot-air balloons taking off... Read More

Triple-digit temperatures have been a consistent theme in Paris this summer. For appetites flattened by the spiking mercury, take advantage of the... Read More

Seeing the sights of Paris is one thing, but taking them all in via a plane ride that last less than two minutes can only be described as a trip. The... Read More

Paris is in the midst of a massive hotel boom. It started last year, with the unveiling of the Peninsula Paris, and hasn’t slowed since. With new hotels... Read More

When I moved to France and finally had my own freezer to fill, I was surprised to discover that French store-bought ice cream is terrible. The only... Read More

Making our way onto a crowded New York subway car during rush hour with a massive bicycle case in tow was no easy task. Along with having to skip a... Read More

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