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Huitrerie Régis, Paris

Huitrerie Régis, the pocket-sized establishment (with room for 20 people at the most, including the outdoor tables) right in the middle of Left Bank is one of Paris' best-known places for oysters...

Inisder: Diane Venet, Paris

Whether it rains or whether there’s sunshine, Paris lives in the rhythm of its inhabitants. Walking in Paris is a dream!...

Le Cinq Codet, Paris

This is the ideal place to stay if you're an admirer of the Left Bank and its infusion of the artistic bohemian aura...

Le Trumilou, Paris

Despite the unending appearance of new and trendy spots that are on everyone's radar for one minute, then gone the next, there are places in Paris that have been trustworthy stalwarts for decades...

Château Le Cagnard, Cagnes-sur-Mer, French Riviera

Château Le Cagnard is one of those hotels in which every square metre is permeated with history. Its main fireplace is medieval...

Windsor Hotel, Nice, French Riviera

The close connection between some of the 20th-century's greatest artists and the French Riviera is a well-known phenomenon...

A la Table du Marche, Nice, French Riviera

A la Table du Marche (“The Market Table”) is a small and delightful family restaurant ideal for lunch...

Cafe de Turin, Nice, French Riviera

In the centre of Nice, on Garibaldi Square, you'll find the renowned Cafe de Turin – a stalwart of simply great seafood...

La Merenda, Nice, French Riviera

La Merenda is a very small restaurant in Nice's old town. It's not easy to find, they don't take...

Fernand Léger Museum (Biot), French Riviera

This museum celebrating the French artist Fernand Léger (1881-1955) is unquestionably one of the most remarkable spots to...

Le Bon Marché, Paris

Le Bon Marché is the oldest, most exclusive and most French of Paris' fashion department stores. Last year, the store celebrated its 160th birthday...

Le Perchoir, Paris

Befitting its status as a fashion capital, an integral part of Paris' gastronomy scene are the places one goes "to see and be seen"...

Musée Galliera, Paris

The ornate Renaissance-style building was built in the late 19th century as a home for the private art collection of Marie Brignole-Sale...

L'Ami Jean, Paris

There are restaurants that, after just one meal, you remember for the rest of your life. L'Ami Jean - a Basque-French bistro on a small Left Bank cross-street...

Petrelle, Paris

Now here's a place for an adventurous supper! At first, you feel as if you've entered some unknown, passionate collector's private oasis...

Guy Lassausaie, Lyon

Exactly one year after visiting Lyon's gourmet address La Mère Brazier, I booked an evening at the legendary Guy Lassausaie restaurant, located just a short...

Hotel Snob, Paris

Imagine telling your friends: “I stayed at the Hotel Snob when I was in Paris.” Surely, they’d break out into a smile. The inspiration for this name wasn’t the stereotypical French intellectual...

Yam’Tcha tea room and cafeteria, Paris

Those who’ve been watching the fantastic Netflix series Chef’s Table are no doubt familiar with Adeline Grattard and her now famous restaurant Yam’Tcha...

Les Papilles, Paris

Les Papilles restaurant is located in one of the Left Bank's most notable neighborhoods – the Latin Quarter...

A pilgrimage to the French Riviera or 5 Artists Chapels in the South of France, French Riviera

Today, culture does what religion used to do. Culture has, in essence, taken religion's place, because in contemporary society religion...

Cote d'Azur Autrement, French Riviera

For those who prefer a slightly more personal form of lodging compared to a classic hotel, Cote d'Azur Autrement...

L'Union, Nice, French Riviera

L'Union is a classic neighbourhood spot frequented mostly by locals on a daily basis. The prices are friendly, the...

Nice Art Bistro, Nice, French Riviera

The small street across from Nice's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is chock full of small and...

Mirazur, Menton, French Riviera

The restaurant Mirazur, which, by the way, boasts two Michelin stars, is located a bit of a distance from Nice – close to the Italian border in the small and charming sea-side town of Menton..,

Les Bacchanales, Vence, French Riviera

As is common for eating establishments on the French Rivier, Les Bacchanales is a place that has not only good food...

Musée Renoir (Cagnes-sur-Mer), French Riviera

There are few places on the French Riviera where the buzz of the cicadas is so dizzyingly loud as in the park surrounding the house that once belonged to the French impressionist Auguste Renoir...

Fortress Towns and Gaillac Vineyards, France

The Old World vineyards are woven tightly into European countryside for many centuries already and can be traced from the Atlantic to the Caucasus...

Azzedine Alaïa, Paris

Tunisian - born french fashion genius Azzedine Alaïa has launched a second boutique in the city of lights. It's located at 5 rue de Marignan...

Hotel du Panthéon, Paris

Hôtel du Panthéon is a hotel that immediately transports you into that mythological "city of eternal celebration"...

Villa d'Estrees, Paris

Villa d'Estrees can be found on Paris' left bank (Rive Gauche), just twenty or so meters from the Seine itself and tucked into a small street that heaves...

Buddha-Bar hotel, Paris

When the legendary Buddha-Bar opened its doors in Paris in 1996, it was almost impossible to gain entrance there. True, everything has its ups and downs and the bar's fame...