Category: France

6 unusual things you must do in Paris

6 unusual things you must do in Paris

Spring is a time when Paris resembles all of its most flattering cliches. The city is suddenly awash with cherry and apple blossoms, acting as umbrellas to the streets below them. The air lingers with uncertainty, because both sunshine and showers are definitely expected to feature throughout the day. Tourism is at its hilt and […]

The perfect time to explore Ménilmontant and Belleville in east Paris

The perfect time to explore Ménilmontant and Belleville in east Paris

This colourful, multi-cultural neighbourhood in east Paris, with its ethnic restaurants and thriving art scene, has many parallels with east London.  Once a wine making village outside the city’s walls, it was absorbed into central Paris in 1860, first housing people from rural France moving to the city,  and later, immigrants escaping Eastern Europe after […]

Alain Ducasse to open new restaurant in St. Tropez

Alain Ducasse to open new restaurant in St. Tropez

World-renowned chef Alain Ducasse will open a brand new restaurant, Rivea, in St. Tropez’s iconic Byblos Hotel. Rivea will replace the current Spoon at Byblos, another Ducasse creation. Rivea will open on 25th April 2013 and, although the space will be the one that Spoon once occupied, the restaurant has been completely redesigned by the Italian duo Antonio Citterio and […]

The perfect weekend in Paris

The perfect weekend in Paris

Paris is well known for being one of the most romantic cities in Europe and makes the perfect location for a short break. However, if you want to experience Paris like a local, rather than stay in a hotel consider renting an apartment for the weekend. Avenue Story, Guest Apartment Services and Haven in Paris, […]

5 star luxury in Paris: Hotel Le Bristol

5 star luxury in Paris: Hotel Le Bristol

Le Bristol hotel in Paris offers the ultimate in French luxury and refinement, in its unique setting within one of Paris’ most beautiful and historic mansions. The hotel is located on the prestigious rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, at the heart of Paris’ fashion and arts district, where it has been welcoming its esteemed guests since […]

Million dollar views: 6 of the world's best city hotel views

Million dollar views: 6 of the world’s best city hotel views

There are many reasons to pay “over the top” for a hotel. Some pay for the service, some for the brand name associated with it, some for the dining options at hand, while others to be a part of history in iconic hotels. But there are a select few who are willing to shell out […]

€8,000 a night château opens on the outskirts of Paris

€8,000 a night château opens on the outskirts of Paris

This May will see the opening of Château Bouffémont as a functioning venue available for exclusive private hire. The Beaux Arts landmark dating back to the 19th Century has been a destination for royalties thanks to its former proprietors, Marquise de Preignes and Baron Empain. In 2006 a young man with a big idea whose aim […]

Paris: a gourmand’s guide

Paris: a gourmand’s guide

French cuisine is known and celebrated the world over, and Paris certainly deserves its status as the centre of the country’s culinary universe. But whether you are seeking the finest in fresh produce or keen to pick up some gastronomic treasures to bring home to friends and family, it helps to have some inside knowledge […]

3 of the best luxury Mediterranean yacht holidays

3 of the best luxury Mediterranean yacht holidays

With secluded islands and miles of beautiful beaches to explore, Europe is the perfect holiday destination, but rather than sticking to the traditional beach holiday gazing out to sea, have you ever considered setting sail and peering back at the beach as you drift past on a luxury yacht? Sailing holidays in Europe have grown […]

Top 10 places in Europe to visit this Easter

Top 10 places in Europe to visit this Easter

Looking for inspiration on what to do or where to go this Easter? Then look no further! We’ve saved you the legwork by compiling 10 great ideas for a luxury European break during the festive season. Perhaps you’d like to experience a traditional Spanish Easter celebration or wish to find somewhere with guaranteed skiing this […]

Your guide to luxury Paris with the kids

Your guide to luxury Paris with the kids

If you don’t think about Paris for your next luxury travel adventure with kids, here are four good reasons to help you reconsider your plans! From top-class accommodation to fashion and gastronomy, luxury professionals are turning Paris into a playground for families. Come and join the game! 1. Nothing says ‘luxury’ like a Parisian Palace […]

5 of the world's best luxury destinations for Spring skiing

5 of the world’s best luxury destinations for Spring skiing

With blue skies, soft snow and pleasant temperatures, spring is arguably the best time of year for a ski vacation. These top destinations add lively culture and unique experiences that appeal to storm chasers and social skiers alike, so here are our 5 best luxury destinations for Spring skiing: L’Escape Killy, France A vast area encompassing the resorts of Tignes […]

Where David Beckham is staying in Paris

Where David Beckham is staying in Paris

World famous footballer David Beckham recently signed for Paris St. Germain on a short contract and generously agreed to donate his earnings of more than 3 million euros to a Parisien children’s charity.  So where does someone with that kind of wealth stay during his relatively short 5-month spell at the club?  The answer is the […]

Top 5 luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe

Top 5 luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe

Your wedding may be one of the most special days of your life, but make no mistake – if there’s a time that’s really all about you and your new partner, it’s your honeymoon. Now that you’re finally free of hectic plans and schedules, it’s time to relax, rejuvenate, and spend some blissful time together […]

3 great ideas for a luxury break in Paris

3 great ideas for a luxury break in Paris

Located a few steps away from the world famous landmarks of the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées Avenue is the luxury five star Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel. This state-of-the-art hotel was designed by Christian de Portzamparc. The ultra-luxurious hotel has an amazing architectural design which will surely leave you spell-bound. It comprises […]

Fresh snow in the French Alps - top tips for skiing in poor visibility

Fresh snow in the French Alps – top tips for skiing in poor visibility

We are now well into this winter season and skiers and snowboarders alike have enjoyed exceptional snow conditions. We have experienced over 50cm of fresh snow across the French Alps in the last week, making the already fantastic piste conditions even better and off piste is a powder playground. It looks to continue snowing for […]

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