Fishing for your supper: 8 destinations every seafood lover should visit

From the waters of Canada to the east coast of Africa, these are the ultimate destinations for seafood. 

Our favourite alternative European city breaks

You’ve been to Paris, Rome and Barcelona; so what next?

Je Suis Braderie – Lille’s legendary street market fights back

The Braderie de Lille, Europe’s biggest street sale, is set to return in September 2017. 

Don’t junk your Braderie weekend

The legendary Braderie flea market may have been cancelled, but Lille’s spirit is alive and well. So, what should you do if you have already booked your trip to the city?

Where to go in August

From tango to the Inca Trail, here’s our pick of where to go in August.

Barbie, boots and boys’ toys – Lille’s arty take on Euro 2016

There are plenty of fab and groovy exhibitions to celebrate a summer of football in Lille.

The end of an era

Laurence Phillips bids farewell to two Lillois dining institutions.

Encounters with Chagall in Roubaix

Laurence Phillips talks music and serendipity as Lille3000 just gets better and better.

Lille3000: what not to miss

If you are heading off to Lille for a winter break, here’s what not to miss.

Lille3000 – the opening night

In the first of his reports from Lille – once again a capital of culture – Laurence Phillips enjoys the opening night of Lille3000.