Natasha Edwards

Shopping in Paris: where to shop on the Left Bank

Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Left Bank Read the guide

Shopping in Paris: where to shop on the Right Bank

Enjoy shopping heaven in Paris with my guide to the best areas to shop on the Right Bank Read the guide

Notes from two small islands (bang in the middle of Paris)

Most Parisians define themselves as Left Bank or Right Bank – but what about the islands in-between? Steeped in history, the Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis are great places to explore, eat and stay Read the guide

France - The Paris Bistro Experience

The quintessential Parisian restaurant has been going through a remarkable renewal. A selection of the good, good-value places where Parisians themselves go out for a meal Read the guide

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