There are moments in travel that don't just momentarily impress us, but lodge in our memories. Sometimes they change the way we see the world.
You're not just drinking wine in Bordeaux, you're drinking history.
Say what you like about the Romans but they certainly were careless, leaving bits of themselves scattered willy-nilly across Europe.
It turned French in 1681, German in 1871, French again in 1918, German in 1940 and French again in 1944. Welcome to Strasbourg.
Exploring the hidden war history of France's Champagne Country.
There is a place where you can enjoy possibly the best seaside promenade in Europe plus great art and history.
The Mediterranean is on my left. The road ahead twists and turns. This could be a Bond movie ...
You can imagine Hansel and Gretel or Little Red Riding Hood trotting along the cobbled streets.
A portal into absolute charm, France is an ultimate European experience for lovers of food, wine, culture and sophistication. Take a step back and enjoy the warm hospitality of the south; experience the world's beautiful wine country in Bordeaux; get the Mediterranean vibe flowing in Marseille; swim on pebbled beaches in Nice; and enter the "gateway to the European Cascades" in Chamonix.