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  • A line of Parisian buildings in yellow and white walls and their iconic zinc rooftops.

    Where to Stay in Paris With Family

    Knowing how notoriously small Paris hotels can get, we’ve done our research of the best family-friendly hotels in Paris— with family rooms, apartments, pools and other qualities to please kids and parents alike.

  • 48 Hours in Bordeaux

    Bordeaux has a lot to offer more than its prized wine. Here’s how you can enjoy the perfect weekend in Bordeaux.

  • Best Parisian Apartments for Fall and Winter

    With making the most of these seasons in mind, we’ve selected some perfect holiday apartments in Paris for the autumn and winter.

  • (Left) A pasta salad with spinach, tomatoes and other greens on a wooden table next to a yellow drink and bread. / Right ) People watch the sun set on the banks of the river Seine.

    The Best Salads in Paris

    With summer upon us, many seek out refreshing meals for the warm weather. Here are some delicious and creative venues serving the best salads in Paris!

  • A Car-free Trip to the Loire Valley

    With its proximity to Paris, stunning castles and charming towns, the Loire Valley is ideal for an excursion from the capital.

  • A large tree casts shadows over the shaded terrace of Pavillon Puebla

    Best Shaded Terraces in Paris

    When the sun is too strong, it’s best to seek out some shade – something not all café terraces have. Savor the summertime in Paris, while keeping cool at the best shaded terraces in the city.

  • Best Hotels in Paris with a Pool

    As the summer heat descends upon Paris, it can be challenging to find places to cool down. Of course, pools are ideal for this, however, few Parisian hotels actually have one. From luxurious retreats, to boutique hotels in real Parisian neighborhoods, to a hotel floating on the Seine, here are some of the best hotels with pools in Paris.

  • The sun-drenched exterior of the villa at St. Saturnin with blues shutters and plants growing up the walls.

    The Best Family Friendly Villas in the South of France

    The South of France with its charming villages, gorgeous scenery, and delicious Provençal cuisine entices visitors from the world over. This selection of family, and friend, friendly villas in Provence and la Côte d’Azur will let you settle in and live like a local.

  • An imposing view of Domaine de le Primard next to the river with blue skies. A decoratively laid table with a vase of wild flowers.

    Unique Castle Hotels and Rentals in France

    France has a range of wonderful accommodation options, however, there’s something especially magical about staying in a castle. Whether you’re looking for a whole castle to celebrate a special occasion or a romantic setting for a couple’s getaway, here are some of our favorite unique castle hotels and rentals in France.

  • 7 Best Hip Boutique Hotels in Paris

    In Paris few hotels break the mold. Enjoy a chic home away from home at these ultra-hip boutique hotels in Paris.

  • The Most Romantic Apartment Rentals in Paris

    It’s Valentine’s Day, and many of us dream of an intimate getaway with our partner. Enjoy privacy, local living and the ideal setting in these charming, romantic Paris apartments.

  • The Best Boutique Hotels in Paris: Hidden Addresses

    Here are some wonderful “hidden” boutique hotels—unique, cool, or chic bases tucked away in discreet spots around Paris.

  • People gathered outside Recho, and archway of Recho

    Eco-Friendly & Zero-Waste Dining in Paris

    Here are some of the best ethical and environmentally friendly Parisian restaurants.

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