Mary Winston Nicklin

Mary Winston Nicklin

Based in Paris, Mary Winston Nicklin is a Contributing Editor for the magazine. An expert on France, she also travels widely beyond the Hexagon to sleuth out exciting new finds for the Questex Travel Group. She’s walked a remote portion of the Great Wall of China; overnighted in the world's biggest desert, the Empty Quarter; and toasted new vintages with wine-making monks on a Riviera island.

Stories by Mary Winston Nicklin

Why Atlantic France Is Set to Take Off

The re-creation of a Revolutionary War voyage is set to put the spotlight on the port of Rochefort and the region of Poitou-Charentes. We've rounded up what makes this area special, plus a comprehensive look at what's new in the rest of the country.

First Impressions: Club Med Val Thorens' Grand Opening

When Club Med opened its latest resort in Val Thorens, Europe’s highest ski destination, the iconic French brand made headlines. Travel Agent feted the occasion with a jubilant international crowd including French soccer stars, Brazilian soap opera celebrities and champion skiers.

Sipping Through the Alsace Wine Route

While Alsace may be "the Christmas capital of France," the region offers much more for the discerning traveler. Travel Agent coincided an autumn visit with the 60th anniversary of the Alsace Wine Route and sampled the latest culinary offerings and vineyard tours to help craft a memorable itinerary.