April 17, 2019For more than 850 years, the Notre-Dame Cathedral has stood sentinel in the centre of Paris, a signpost of the city's culture and heritage.
It's where kings and queens were married; where the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte took place; and where England's Henry VI was crowned king of France.
Notre-Dame also hosted the funeral of...
September 26, 2018'Left Bank' is a marvellous introduction to Paris when the city was the artistic, cultural and intellectual centre of the world. Choosing just the 1940s, author Agnes Poirier maps the Parisian way of life that would change the face of modern living.
April 24, 2018The Grande Randonnee 34 hiking trail in Brittany, northwest France, runs for some 1,800km, crisscrossing the coastline from the legendary Mont Saint-Michel monastery to the Saint-Nazaire Bridge.
January 24, 2017Steve Jobs may have been a technological revolutionary, but his legacy will not be remembered in a Paris street name. Jobs' name was one of several famous figures from the technology industry proposed to adorn new roads in the French capital's soon-to-be-launched tech startup campus in the southeastern 13th district.