Hotels offering bikes to their guests as a way to see the local sights isn't new, but some are now taking the concept to another level with souped-up versions of standard two-wheelers.
This Paris hotel is made for liasions dangereuse, writes Ute Junker.
I was in Paris last April walking down one of the grand boulevards when a woman walking towards me suddenly bent down and picked up something.
A bottle of eucalyptus oil always helps Hiromi Omura on her travels.
Spring has almost sprung in the northern hemisphere, writes Brian Johnston.
From war zones to natural wonders, Stan Grant has seen the world's best and worst.
While others might head for the famous sights you will find me at the local flea market.
When the food matters as much as the rooms, check our list of hot hotels, writes Ute Junker.
Charming and enchanting, Europe's city of fashion, art, culture and romance is a favourite for many, many times over. From haute cuisine to haute couture, Paris seduces with its museums of masterpieces, its tantalising political history, its chic cafes and aroma of sophistication. Home to some of the most famous past and present, this city is the epicentre of style, taste and the 'nouveau'.