Musée Yves Saint Laurent, France Opened in 2017, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent is Paris’s latest must-see destination, an extensive and deeply personal look through the life and works of the revolutionary fashion designer – …

Quick guide to the arrondissements of Paris, France Locals know that Paris is a city of neighbourhoods. Parisians are fiercely loyal to their area of choice, shopping and dining locally at markets, restaurants, and wine …

Writers of Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Writers of Paris, France For centuries, Paris has been regarded as the intellectual centre of the western world, associated with a bohemian lifestyle where art reigns supreme and radical ideas circulate. For visitors with an …

Quimper, France

Quimper

Quimper, France The cultural heart of Brittany, the charming small city of Quimper is a gateway into France’s most distinct region. Believed to be inhabited since the neolithic, Brittany is home to some of the …

Bayeux, France

Bayeux

Bayeux, France A tour of Bayeux is a unique exeperience in Normandy region, adding to the learnings about the battle of Normandy. The quaint medieval city of Bayeux is home to one big ticket item …

Caen, France

Caen, France The city of Caen, with a dramatic history spanning from the time of William the Conqueror to the D-Day Landing, is a highlight of any Normandy tour. A tour of Caen in this …

The Elegant Arcades of Paris

The Elegant Arcades of Paris Part of the pleasure of getting to know the real Paris lies in getting off the main tourist trail and discovering its many hidden pockets and secrets. Its gorgeous arcades …

Paris Leaders & Landmarks

Paris, France

Paris Leaders & Landmarks   The inhabitants of a place surely influence how it is perceived. Parisian politicians have certainly left their marks on some of France’s most famous landmarks, creating some amazing stories for …

South West France

South West France.

South West France Travelling the Canal du Midi: this article will help mature and senior travellers understand the cultural and geographical  links between the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea through Southwestern France as they prepare …

Monet’s Giverny Garden

Monet's Giverny Garden

Monet’s Giverny Garden Claude Monet French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a pioneer of a major art movement, but he created a thing of beauty that he believed eclipsed even his own celebrated works of art. …

Guillaumot prevents Paris collapse. Modern-day Paris On April 24, 1777, architect Charles-Axel Guillaumot, newly minted Inspector of Quarries, experienced the worst first day at work. More than two years prior, in the afternoon of December …

Historic Loire Valley The Loire Valley has been the site of both aristocratic grandeur and thousands of years of territorial conflict. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the 15th century Château de Chenonceau as …