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Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011
Paris is one of the
world’s top 5 favourite places in which to welcome in the new year. Not
really surprising – it’s gorgeous, it’s romantic, and it has wonderful
champagne. This is a city of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2012
is one of the world’s top 5 favorite places in which to welcome in the
new year. Not really surprising – it’s gorgeous, it’s romantic, and it
has wonderful champagne. This is a city of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
The D-Day landings at Normandy
on June 6, 1944 were the beginning of the end of World War II much due
to the heroic action by Allied troops including US and British forces,
to begin ...
Documented by the sometimes whimsical paintings of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and continuing to capture our imagination today, the tradition of Paris cabarets dates back to early 1880s, when Le Chat ...
Paris is about beauty. Not just its art, or its fashion, or even its inhabitants, but the design of the city itself: the buildings and street layout. It’s also a very dense city with narrow streets, ...
Written by Chou Fleur, Australia, October 2010
The Notre Dame is an example of great French Gothic art. Check out the detail on the facade which displays stories from the Bible and from Christian history. The view from the top of the Notre Dame ...
Was Napoleon III’s wife the Empress Eugenie a surfer? Is that why, in
the mid-19th century, she insisted he develop a royal seaside resort at Biarritz , facing one of Europe’s best surf breaks? On ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, September 2011
The French Riviera
wasn’t always the relaxing destination it is now–once a hotbed of
tension and rivalries, the coast was guarded by fortresses from the
Middle Ages. From medieval castles to ...
No, you won’t see Beyonce and Jay-Z on a yacht. You won’t be partying with supermodels until dawn at a beachside club. But you also won’t be paying premium prices, you’ll have the place all to ...
Many people dream of Provence …
except “Provence” isn’t really a place! The region is actually called
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, and as its name suggests, it covers a lot of
real estate. ...
Sunshine on the beach by day and sipping world-class wine by night. If
that sounds good to you then head to Montpellier on the south coast of France . Editor’s
Note: This recommendation was ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
The Luxembourg Gardens
are one of the world’s great places. They’re beautiful and iconic of
Paris, they’re full of history and contain plenty to do and see. Built
along with the Palais du ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2012
Sitting high up in Montmartre , on the highest hill in Paris , the white domed cathedral Sacre Coeur is one of the loveliest buildings in Paris and has some of the best views over the city. ...
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