Boutet's art deco facade holds clues to what's held within; a beautifully designed boutique hotel.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel, here are 25 facts about the modern engineering marvel.
From produce markets to boulangeries to local wineries: southwest France is a foodies' paradise.
Wars provoke strong emotion. The new $100 million Sir John Monash Centre is a case in point.
Indoor calorific delights and outdoor winter sports provide the perfect balance of Alpine charm.
As you pedal close to picture-perfect coasts, climb to reach ancient stone villages and work up an appetite for figs, olives and grapes, the glitz of Europe's Rivieras take on a new, simpler beauty.
"Chalk cathedrals" spread like a subterranean metropolis beneath France's Champagne region.
From an eagle's eye perspective it looks a bit like a James Bond villain's lair masquerading as a top-secret science lab.
A portal into absolute charm, France is an ultimate European experience for lovers of food, wine, culture and sophistication. Take a step back and enjoy the warm hospitality of the south; experience the world's beautiful wine country in Bordeaux; get the Mediterranean vibe flowing in Marseille; swim on pebbled beaches in Nice; and enter the "gateway to the European Cascades" in Chamonix.