The 2015 edition of the red Michelin Guide France 2015 (Michelin Guides) is published in the UK on 12 March 2015 The 2015 vintage France features 300 restaurants and 3950…

One of the joys of travelling through France by car is the opportunity to get off the autoroutes and main N roads and follow back roads to your destination. Often…

Lonely Planet have recently released an updated version of their guide to Cycling France . The French tend to be much more velo-friendly than much of the rest of Europe,…

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The Secret Life of France by Lucy Wadham is not the usual story of idiosyncratic locals and their strange French rural habits - in fact it is not really a…

A new book is published on 11 June 2009 - a Guide to The Flea Markets of France by Sandy Price ("marche de puce") : A visit to a flea…

If you are looking for a delightful way of exploring deepest France then cycling has to be an attractive and cheap option. Throughout France there is a network of "Green…

many visitors (especially from the UK) often misunderstand the non-verbal body language employed by the capital's residents, reinforcing the idea that Parisians are rude

As a great fan of Paris, I'm always on the look-out for new suggestions to help discover the essential heart of the city - I tend to avoid the crowds…

Amanda Lawrence's new bookWhite Stone, Black Wine: focuses on part of deepest South West France, and although subtitled " Life Among the Ancient Vineyards of the Quercy Blanc" it is…

The Discovery of France by Graham Robb has proved to be a fascinating book on the history not so much of France as of the peoples of France. The book…

France always seems to be a little schizophrenic about new technology - rather backward and bureaucratic in some areas, yet at the cutting edge in others. France invented and rolled…

The Telegraph (19 Aug 08) includes a boat trip up the Rhone Valley as one of its top 10 river cruises: Navigating France’s mightiest river is a favourite for wine…

The Independent (5 April 08) has another article based on research (this time from the French National Statistics Institute) which shows that your chances of getting to a healthy old…