France

Whilst many come to France for its food, wine and amazing scenery, the urban traveller makes a beeline for Paris – a city whose famed aloofness is well merited after centuries in the world’s cultural spotlight. In the shadow of the City of Light, France is home to many more great towns and cities, such as Bordeaux, Marseilles, Lyons, Cannes, Angers and Montpellier.

Legendary pop blogger Vanessa Grall of MessyNessyChic teaches us how to become a member of the new Lost Generation in Paris, with €500 to burn on a Skrill Prepaid Mastercard. See what she gets up to below… We’re not going to start this guide off at a predictable Parisian sidewalk café.…

If you're tired of Paris's famous but overcrowded avenues, Le Marais – one of the only districts not redesigned by Haussmann under Napoleon - might be just the place for you. Full of pre-revolutionary buildings and tight alleys...

Whilst taking a stroll in the French capital, the Editor stumbles upon the resting ground of some of France’s best artists. Apart from its weathered beauty, le Cimietiere de Montmartre proves a fine place for reflection… Cemeteries and tourism don’t go together quite like hand and glove, but in Paris…

Apocalyptic tapestries, a buzzing student nightlife and a busy events calendar are just three reasons you should visit Angers, says Mandy Andritsi. Read on for her full recommendations. In the Maine-et-Loire department of western France, in the region of Pays de la Loire, not far from the Atlantic ocean, lies…

With three times more hectares dedicated to viticulture than Bordeaux, and better weather, isn’t it time winos started visiting the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France? Sasha Arms indulges in a drop of eno-tourism. There are some disagreeable and slightly galling misconceptions about France and wine that need to be redressed. Number…