The Lot is a part of France that has not yet been 'discovered'. This is rural France at its best.
Local transport in villages is geared to the needs of locals rather than visitors.
Bordeaux is more about soaking up ambience than specific sights, and needn't cost a centime.
Guy Wilkinson finds the fare of central France is far from middling.
You may be a foodie at home, but here's how to be an expert eater when you're overseas too.
One runway runs across a busy road, another through a golf course. Take a look at some of the world's strangest airports.
It may be cold outside, but in the streets and cafes of many great cities there is a special warmth during the winter months.
They're mad and bad, unclean and mean - or so the story goes. These are the cities with the worst reputation in the world.