Inspiring articles on French life, nature, food and drink, and culture.
Hotel bed linen gets a second life in novel French recycling company
Chateau life in France: 'Cold winters and hard work but no regrets'
Banker to cheesemonger: ‘I want to be an ambassador of this heritage’
Découvrir le pot aux roses: A French expression you may hear today
Sous une chape de plomb and other lead-related French expressions
S’emmêler les pinceaux and other French art phrases you may hear
Parisian photographer shows a much darker side of the City of Light
New film 'The Last Duel': Do you recognise these French locations?
Explore the museum in France that celebrates bell arts and making
Vision of a princess: Spectacular and pioneering garden in Normandy
Escaped parakeets in France lead to flock of 8,000
Gardening in France: Autumn camellias and composting tips
The French hills are just the tonic after a bustling summer
This small French town was refuge to English throne heir until death
Test your knowledge of France with our Connexion quiz
- What is the name of the transatlantic single-handed yacht race from Saint Malo to Guadeloupe?
- Which French comic book series was turned into a film starring Oscar winning Jean Dujardin?
- How do you spell “choir” and “heart” in French?
- Who is the French singer known as “Cloclo”?
- Which salad, with multiple variations mostly include boiled eggs, tuna, and green beans is named after a town on the Riviera?
- Which nightly soap opera set in Marseille has aired over 3000 episodes since 2004?
- How many French films had over 1 million admissions in cinemas in 2017?
- With over 300 fashion shows in Paris every year and 1,000,000 jobs in the industry, what percentage of French GDP is generated by the fashion industry?
- The Le Pliage handbag is lightweight, practical, and synonymous with French style with over 32 million bags sold to date; which brand created this line of bags?
- Who designed the Stravinsky fountain outside the Centre George Pompidou in Paris and was known for her voluptuous and colourful sculptures?