France then, now and in the future

Rich in history and tradition, France offers record numbers of visitors a mix of old and new with high-tech attractions and futuristic architecture

The spirit of France is more than its wine

As one of the world’s leading producers of wine, it’s easy to forget that beyond its thousands of vineyards, France has a booming sector in other alcoholic drinks

Sharing art and french savoir faire

Compelled by budget cuts at home, French museums are looking overseas to establish outposts – in return for foreign cash

Circus for the soul

Nearly 250 years since the birth of the modern circus, new and innovative shows are reclaiming the arena and pulling in the crowds with genre-bending acts