France

The Louvre in a water reflection

31 things to do in Paris during the 2024 Olympics

Explore the sparkling boulevards and cobblestone streets of the City of Light, a place where art, culture and history collide to create the world’s most romantic destination.

Visit Lake Annecy Best things to do in Annecy

Why you need to visit Lake Annecy in summer

Discover an idyllic summer destination in France that is drawing visitors from afar.

Vieux Lyon and the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourviere

The only Lyon city guide you’ll ever need

If your ideal getaway involves world-class food, history and culture, then Lyon should top your list.

Val d’Isère in the French Alps

Seven reasons to ski Val d’Isere in the French Alps

I spent a week in the charming ski village of Val d’Isere to discover the highlights of the French Alps.

The best honeymoon destinations for romance

From oceanic escapes to serene paradises, these honeymoon destinations exude romance.

28 of the best Christmas markets Europe has to offer

Europe in December is a magical time, which is why we have compiled a list of the best Christmas markets Europe has to deliver.

A view of the Eiffel Tower and the garden below it.

France bans short-haul domestic flights

France has banned short-haul domestic flights on routes that can be replaced by a timely train or bus service.

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Say cheese! The ultimate food festival is coming to Sydney

Get your taste buds ready to savour French cheeses while soaking up the breathtaking Opera House view during VIVID 2023.

Loire Valley castles

The French wine region you have to try

Nestled in the heart of France, it has a long and rich history of winemaking, home to some of the best vineyards in Europe.

Emirates Premium Economy cabin with host

It’s the luxe new Premium Economy you’ll want to fly

Emirates Premium Economy has upped their already stellar flight experience to include more new destinations across the globe.

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The ultimate road trip around Provence

From fragrant lavender fields, farmers markets, luxury stays and Van Goghs’ asylum room, this epic road trip leaves no cobblestone unturned.

This ultimate 2023 Rugby River Cruise is ‘sans pareil’!

The 2023 World Cup is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for rugby fans to explore France and experience “joie de vivre”.