The French are becoming increasingly particular about the quality of food they eat. So it’s just as well the fast food sector, is coming up with new concepts, breaking some moulds, embarking on high end snacks and food to go, and that top chefs are concocting gourmet sandwiches.
This year marks the 400th anniversary of André le Nôtre’s birth. Many events pay tribute to the master of French-style, geometrical and tidy gardens. However we are witnessing a touch of fantasy in green areas, thanks to a new generation of gardeners, who are trying to rewrite the rulebook.
More and more wildlife parks in France are now proposing lodge stays. This unusual way to see animals is the latest in a series of unusual places to stay such as yurts, or tree houses. It's a concept that has enjoyed huge success in recent years.