France

Dune du Pilat: a truly ...

Bordeaux and Aquitaine are not a very popular destination, especially for those who do not travel often or those who do not leave the most touristy and famous routes. And ...

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A fairy tale called Lyon

Lyon has always been a destination that was on my bucket list but every time, at the end of the day, I chose something else. But then, as fate would ...

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Avignon: contemporary city with a ...

Once the center of the Catholic world, the charming Provencal city of Avignon is now full of youthful energy, contemporary festivals and trendy boutiques. Surrounded by medieval ramparts and flanked ...

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The beauties of the Pays ...

Ancient traditions and fascinating nature collide in the Pays Basque. Just like the nearby País Vasco beyond the border, this charming and fascinating corner of France combines Spanish and French ...

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European less discovered destinations

We’ll always have Paris…and Rome and Barcelona. But sometimes it’s worth sidestepping Europe‘s hotspots to seek out the continent’s less discovered destinations. THS contributor Pamela Parisi sets her sights on ...

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What for Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day gift giving can be difficult, especially for those hard to shop for and who “have it all”. If just a flower, as in our top image, is not ...

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Strolling through European Christmas Markets ...

Winter in Europe is a wonderful time to visit the most beautiful Christmas markets. If you are looking for Christmas presents and dream of the lovely smell of a Christmas ...

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What to see in winter, ...

Europe is a gift that keeps giving year round, from the mercurial peaks of the warmer months, to the subzero temps of December and beyond. It’s the latter, however, that ...

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Insider Guide: Courchevel

Courchevel is at one end of the world‘s largest lift-linked ski area, the Trois Vallées, which has 600km of pistes and 162 lifts. With many north-facing slopes, the snow in ...

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No better place for romance ...

Your head is full of romantic songs and you are looking for a romantic getaway? There may be no better place to travel for romance than Europe. From the cozy ...

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