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.
A mother and son find technology brings them - and some European history - closer.
On a recent trip to Paris, a determined accordion player seemed to follow my friend Carrie and me from Metro car to Metro car, playing the same wheezy melody each time. Fortunately, we recognised our symptoms and knew what to do. The fault wasn't the accordion player's, it was ours.
A new breed of ship with room to move has arrived on the Seine.
The secrets of French culinary panache are revealed in Paris, writes Kristie Kellahan.