Natasha Edwards

Bargain beds on the Côte d'Azur

Much as it likes to perpetuate its jetset reputation, bargains do exist on the Côte d'Azur. Here are five stylish budget hotels, whether you're after summer beach or the French Riviera's winter sun Read the guide

Paris for families: If in doubt, climb

From mummies and knights in armour to rooftop encounters with gargoyles, here's how to make the most of the French capital en famille Read the guide

Best of Paris: living beside the Louvre

The Louvre is one of the world's great cultural destinations but the surrounding area also makes a perfect base for shopping and nightlife or simply lapping up chic Parisian life Read the guide

Sleep with an artist in the avant-garde hotels of Paris

Paris has always inspired artists and attracted art-lovers with its museums and galleries. Now, a new generation of themed hotels gives guests the chance to live and sleep among the artworks Read the guide

Six perfect romantic hideaways in Paris

We all associate Paris with romance – and on a short break, its small, individual hotels offer a mix of urban glamour and villagey charm, comfort and privacy. Here are six of my favourites Read the guide