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Top 10 places to visit in France

Top 10 places to visit in France

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With so many wonderful vistas to choose from, it's difficult to pick the 10 top places to visit in France. Here is just a starting point to see some of France's best places.

American associations and clubs in Paris

American associations and clubs in Paris

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A listing of organisations in the Paris area that cater primarily to Americans living in France. Updated April 2011.

British associations and clubs in Paris

British associations and clubs in Paris

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Our handy guide to the British community in Paris, from cricket clubs to Scottish country dancing lessons to where to find a jar of Marmite when you need one.

best christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets: A guide to the best Christmas markets in Europe

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‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, Santa, mulled wine and European Christmas markets. Head to some of the best European markets at Christmas to discover on holiday.

Paris hotspots

Paris in 5 hotspots: An insider's guide to food, drink and partying

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Get away from tourist crowds and discover the insiders' Parisian hotspots. Bonjour Paris shares the secrets to their favourite hotspots in Paris.

Stay in a castle: 25 of the best castles to stay in Europe

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Staying in a castle gets you closer to royalty, celebrities, legends – and ghosts? Here are 25 of best castles to stay in Europe for a romantic, royal or spooky adventure.

Keukenhof celebrates Dutch design in blooming gardens

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For just a few short weeks, the Netherlands comes alive with vibrant colour. Tulipomaniacs flock each spring to Keukenhof to catch a glimpse of the legendary Dutch tulips, a symbol that has endured far longer than the flower’s bloom. [Contributed by Keukenhof]

Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois: The little surprises of the King cake baby

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Galette des Rois is a beloved tradition in France – who will get the King cake baby? Find a galette recipe to make your own at home.

Best hot chocolate in Paris

In search of the best hot chocolate in Paris

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Once you've had a cup of rich French hot chocolate in the cold winter, you'll soon understand why the best hot chocolate in Paris makes everything better.

French Christmas traditions

A guide to 25 French Christmas traditions

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Get into the festive cheer of French Christmas traditions: Count down to Christmas with this guide of 25 Christmas traditions in France.

How the French celebrate the holidays

How to celebrate a festively French Christmas

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Prepare a festively French Christmas with this guide to French Christmas songs, French Christmas food and Christmas decorations in France.

Rick Steves: History behind Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

Rick Steves: History behind Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

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Christmas trees and mangers are now in homes, squares, and streets all over Europe. But they are more than just decorations — there is a rich history behind them.

Dating in Paris

Dating in Paris: the City of Romance or rejection?

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In Paris you'll just stumble across a Vincent Cassel look-a-like, sensual French lover, right? Wrong, says expat Chloe, which is why she shares her tips to dating in Paris.

Halloween in France

10 things you need to know about Halloween in France

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Why do the French hate Halloween? If you're looking to celebrate an American-style Halloween in France, you might be disappointed. Here are 10 things you should know before preparing your Halloween costume.

Debenhams online delivering British design to expats in Spain and France

Debenhams online delivering British design to expats in Spain and France

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Living abroad means exposure to new foods, cultures, languages and, of course, retail experiences. Sometimes though, you want a taste of home, which British department store Debenhams offers with its convenient online store. [Contributed by Debenhams]



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