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La vie d’une fille au pair Becoming “une fille au pair” in France is a life-changing experience, even if somewhat overromanticized at times. Apparitions of...

Many tourists visit Normandy for its 20th-century war memorials, but the region was the site of landmark military campaigns centuries before the Allied invasion of...

  Mikki says: It seems hard to imagine what a beloved goddess Brigitte Bardot was to the French. This Marseille fisherman looks like he loves her...

Less than an hour from Paris is Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, the largest privately owned estate in all of France. The château was built by French...

Pyramide nuit When President François Mitterand hired architect I.M. Pei and colleagues to modernize le Musée du Louvre, could he possibly have imagined the finished...

Each quarter of Paris has its own personality and charm but there's something luxurious about this area. It’s chic, historical and architecturally splendid. How...

Grand from the start Only a true fan of movies could produce such a fantastic movie theater. In the early 20th century Jacques Haïk was...

What a difference a few blocks makes when staying in Paris. You can easily access all the must-see museums and monuments from anywhere. If...

The last twenty years or so of the nineteenth century gave birth—or at least their mothers did—to the great inventors of modernism, still so...

In 2010, travel writer Lara Dunston and her photographer/writer-husband Terence Carter traded hotels for holiday rentals and embarked on a twelve-month grand tour of...

View of Mirmande, an official Most Beautiful Village of France. Photo by BTF-Fotographie. If you are a seasoned traveler to France for whom vacation means...

The narrow road to Nyons (an hour’s drive north of Avignon) curves its way through olive groves, apricot orchards and villages. It’s an ancient...