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Alsace


Crémant d'Alsace, An Affordable Bubbly for All Occasions

LA MagazineLA Magazine - Jun 9, 2017
Picture this: you're under the sun in Alsace, France, sipping on an exuberant glass of sparkling wine, relaxing al fresco in one of the region's charming villages, with the one you love. Sounds heavenly, right? Fortunately, a little slice (or sip!) of ...  

Dordogne


Dordogne : le tagueur de croix gammées de nouveau arrêté

Sud OuestSud Ouest - Jun 21, 2017
En Dordogne, un individu de 64 ans avait été jugé le 10 avril et condamné à quatre mois de prison avec sursis, une mise à l'épreuve de 18 mois et l'obligation de réparer les dommages causés pour avoir tagué, en novembre 2016, des croix gammées et des ...  

Provence


Prime Time for Rosé from Provence

Wine Enthusiast MagazineWine Enthusiast Magazine - Jun 14, 2017
This year, I've reviewed more rosés from Provence than ever before—more than 250. The United States remains the largest export market for these delicious wines, as America continues to open bottles all summer long. Glasses are filled by the pool, on ...  

French Alps


Watch: Freak snowstorm hits the French Alps – in June

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jun 7, 2017
The UK may be suffering unpredictable weather at the moment, with yesterday showcasing four seasons in less than hour, but we're not alone in dealing with unexpected weather fronts. Staff from Val Thorens in France, the highest ski resort in Europe ...  

Midi Pyrenees


Midi-Pyrénées : qui sont ces inconnus aujourd'hui députés ?

FranceinfoFranceinfo - Jun 19, 2017
L'ex-région Midi-Pyrénées compte 26 députés, 14 hommes et 12 femmes. Certains d'entre eux sont des inconnus, des novices en politiques. Petits portraits de quelques-uns de ces nouveaux élus... Par Marie Martin Publié le 19/06/2017 à 10:24. Sébastien ...  

Cote D Azur


Travel to Côte d'Azur

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Jun 16, 2017
Every June, Europe's design set goes on group holiday. Their destination? Hyères, France, a scenic pocket of the Côte d'Azur where architect Robert Mallet-Stevens built a modernist house for arts patrons Charles and Marie-Laure de Noailles in the 1920s.  

Normandy


Morristown Junior Girl Scouts leave their mark at Normandy Park

Morristown GreenMorristown Green - Jun 15, 2017
Eleven Morristown 5th grade Girl Scouts are earning their Bronze Award with a project worth its weight in gold. Junior Girl Scout Troop 5133, composed of Normandy Park School 5th graders, wanted their project to give something back to the community.  

Auvergne


Clermont Auvergne 22-16 Toulon: Morgan Parra kicks his side to victory in Top 14 final at the Stade de France

Daily MailDaily Mail - Jun 5, 2017
Clermont Auvergne were crowned French rugby champions for the second time after a 22-16 victory over Toulon in the Top 14 final at the Stade de France on Sunday. The triumph was consolation for Clermont, who won their first title in 2010 but had lost ...  

Brittany


How a Golfer's Wife Overcame Her Addiction to Alcohol

New York TimesNew York Times - Jun 22, 2017
Billy Horschel was enjoying one last serene meal with his wife, Brittany, in New York on Wednesday before they returned home to Florida to rejoin their rambunctious 2-year-old daughter and her infant sister when Horschel received a pinging alert on his ...  

Umbria


Relais Metelli

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jun 20, 2017
Foligno is not a particularly alluring place, but it's a convenient stopover between Assisi and southern Umbria. The town lies on the major Rome to Ancona railway line, so has excellent transport links. Relais Metelli is located just outside of the old ...  

Tuscany


From Tuscany with love! Margot Robbie and husband Tom Ackerley cruise through the Italian countryside in a vintage ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Jun 22, 2017
'Last weekends magic in Tuscany,' wrote Tom in the caption. It comes amid rumours that Margot has been preparing for motherhood, with NW reporting that the Wolf Of Wall Street star and her British beau 'may have conceived during a trip to Hawaii in March'.  

Sicily


Send a tip on beaches in Sicily – and win a £200 hotel voucher

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jun 14, 2017
Even in the height of summer it's possible to find quiet, natural beaches on Sicily around the whole coastline, especially if you are prepared to walk for a little while. And if sunbeds and people-watching are your thing there are several town beaches ...  

Calabria


John A. Calabria | Obituaries | timesonline.com

Timesonline.comTimesonline.com - Jun 12, 2017
John A. Calabria, 87, of Ellwood City, passed away peacefully at the Community Living Center at the VA Medical Center in Butler, on Sunday afternoon, June 11, ...  

Apennines


Quakes 'ever present' for Apennines

BBC NewsBBC News - Aug 24, 2016
Quakes are the ever present danger for those who live along the Apennine mountain range in Italy. Through the centuries thousands have died as a result of tremors equal to, or not much bigger than, the event that struck in the early hours of Wednesday.  

Amalfi Coast


Vietri sul Mare: The undiscovered Amalfi Coast

CNNCNN - Jun 7, 2017
After Italy's big-city trilogy of Rome, Florence and Venice, the Amalfi Coast remains the most popular destination for visitors to the boot-shaped nation. Hugging the northern shore of the Gulf of Salerno, this curvaceous coastline boasts some of the ...  

Antigua


Three medals for A&B at NACAC Age Group
Antigua Observer - Jun 21, 2017

“In some cases they were doing events for the very first time and I want to commend them very highly for at least, attempting to do these events that they are not accustomed to doing here in Antigua so they must be commended for that,” Samuel-Daley said.  

Catalonia


Referendum in Catalonia: sleepwalking into a crisis

Irish TimesIrish Times - Jun 20, 2017
Meanwhile, the autonomous government of Catalonia has set an October date for a referendum offering its citizens the option of an independent republic. This is a sharp reminder that Spain is sleepwalking towards an existential crisis that no-one could ...  

Costa Brava


Mas Salvi

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jun 21, 2017
... from Pals beach and Medieval town. You could just stay put and enjoy the scenery and spa, but if you want to go further afield you'll need a car. The Costa Brava's best golf courses and other lovely beaches and hilltop towns are less than 30 ...  

Costa Del Sol


€1000 handed in by Costa del Sol Good Samaritan

RTN NewspaperRTN Newspaper - Jun 16, 2017
A MUNICIPAL worker on the Costa del Sol has handed in a wallet containing €950 while on his shift in. Victor Leche Poveda, who works in Almuñécar's Parque El Majuelo, is now being honoured by the council for his good-deed and will receive an exemplary ...  

Costa Blanca


Costa Blanca: Spanish seafood by way of France at this Northeast tapas spot

City PagesCity Pages - May 31, 2017
Inside Minneapolis' Costa Blanca, the room is stark and white while still offering warm welcome. It differs from many of the establishments on the Central Avenue corridor, which tend to lean toward mom-and-pop informality. This is not to say you must ...  

Costa Verde


Un automóvil fuera de control derribó tres postes en la Costa Verde

RPPRPP - Jun 15, 2017
Un automóvil fuera de control derribó tres postes antes de estrellarse contra las geomallas del acantilado de la Costa Verde, en Magdalena. El choque fue tan violento que el coche terminó de cabeza. El chofer del vehículo, Pablo Andrés Portugal Carreño ...  

Basque Country


Never Too Far In Basque Country

Surfer MagazineSurfer Magazine - Jun 18, 2017
The American surf road-trip (and American travel, by and large) depends on its highway system; a reliable end to that journey is American traffic, when those speeding asphalt bowties hit a standstill, and you're burning patience, fuel, and ocean time.  

Andalusia


Andalusia's Wilson enjoys being a two sport star
WSFA - Jun 14, 2017

Not only did he lead the Bulldogs to the semifinals of the AHSAA state football playoffs, but he also helped lead Andalusia to the first round of the baseball playoffs. However, after failing to reach the state title game in either sport, he has high ...  

Alicante


Duende in Alicante – food, wine, culture and history in Spanish coastal city

the Irish Newsthe Irish News - Jun 10, 2017
Alicante, on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, has been a strategic port/fort thousands of years and was settled by the Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs. During the Spanish civil war between July 1936 and March 1939 it was bombarded by the ...  

Rhine Valley


Karlsruhe, Germany: Off the beaten path in the Rhine Valley ...

Communities Digital NewsCommunities Digital News - Jun 4, 2017
The city boasts a mild climate, unique street architecture, green spaces, a zoological garden, and two notable residents.  

Ruhr


Kein Platz für türkischen Präsidenten: Erdogan wollte Auftritt ...

Ruhr NachrichtenRuhr Nachrichten - Jun 21, 2017
DORTMUND Im Auftrag der türkischen Regierung sollte ein Event-Unternehmen aus Ankara im Juli einen Auftritt des Präsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan in ...  

Black Forest


Fire engulfs house in Black Forest early Wednesday morning

KKTV 11 NewsKKTV 11 News - Jun 14, 2017
(KKTV) - A house in the Black Forest neighborhood has significant damage from a fire that started early Wednesday morning. The home is in the 20000 block of Lockridge Drive in the development northeast of Colorado Springs just after midnight. The ...  

Canary Islands


Activity-filled Canary Islands cruise on Saga Pearl II is an excuse to bring ALL your shoes

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Jun 16, 2017
Activity-filled Canary Islands cruise on Saga Pearl II is an excuse to bring ALL your shoes. Stops at Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Madeira - plus life on board the ship - provide lots of opportunity for adventure. Share; Comments. ByAnn ...  

Maldives


Toddling off to the Maldives: Charlotte Hawkins and her two-year-old enjoy pristine beaches, amazing sealife and ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Jun 17, 2017
If your idea of paradise is golden sands, coconut palms, deserted beaches and clear blue water, perhaps with the odd cocktail thrown in for good measure, then surely the Maldives are as good as it gets. For me, one thing that nudges these islands ahead ...  

Dolomites


Tempi Moderni on Marmolada, a young adventure in the Dolomites

PlanetmountainPlanetmountain - Jun 13, 2017
Tempi Moderni in Italian, Moderne Zeiten in German, Modern times in English, is situated on the huge South Face of Marmolada in the Dolomites and was repeated recently by 18-year-old Marco Cordin and 16-year-old Pietro Garzon. Admittedly we do not ...  

Balkan


Endangered Balkan Lynx Kitten Photographed for the First Time in a ...

SmithsonianSmithsonian - Jun 15, 2017
Earlier this month, researchers in Macedonia discovered and photographed a Balkan lynx kitten, the first newborn from that critically endangered subspecies ...  

Jura Mountains


Dumoulin happy to wait until 2018 to challenge for Tour yellow

VeloNews (blog)VeloNews (blog) - Jun 14, 2017
This year's Tour de France cuts south of Germany through the Jura Mountains. It skips over France's Pyrénées in the southwest and ends with climbs through the Alps. The combined distance of two time trials — 37km, between the 14km TT in Düsseldorf and ...  

Andes Mountains


Hoosiers to climb through Andes Mountains to raise awareness for Parkinson's Disease

WISH-TVWISH-TV - Jun 20, 2017
A group of 35 climbers from five countries will unite on a 4 day, 45 kilometer journey through the Andes Mountains and into Machu Picchu on the 106th anniversary of its discovery. It's all part of The Ambassador Project, organized by Enzo Simone ...  

Patagonia


Flying R Fire burning near Patagonia

KGUNKGUN - Jun 15, 2017
The Flying R Fire burning near Patagonia has destroyed 75 acres.  

Caucasus


The Virtuous Children of Caucasus in Costa Rica – Don't miss it!

The Costa Rica StarThe Costa Rica Star - Jun 17, 2017
August 22 and 23 in the Melico Salazar Theater in San José The Virtuous Children of Caucasus will be presenting their show for the first time in Costa Rica. Dance, acrobatics in the air and incredible spins are part of the abilities this group of ...  

Himalaya


This Birkin Bag Just Sold for $380000 at Auction

Money MagazineMoney Magazine - May 31, 2017
The unique color scheme also contributes to the high demand of the bag, with the company reportedly only making one or two Himalaya bags per year because of how long it takes to dye the crocodile skin. Birkin bags, created and named for iconic ...  

Australian Outback


'The Leftovers' Star Scott Glenn & Director Mimi Leder On Their Exposure To “The Oldest Culture On Planet Earth”

DeadlineDeadline - Jun 22, 2017
Directing the Season 3 premiere and finale, Leder also directed the third episode of the season, “Crazy Whitefella Thinking,” in which Glenn's self-proclaimed prophet Kevin Garvey, Sr. goes on a walkabout in the Australian outback. With limited real ...  

Scottish Highlands


Scottish Highlands climb to sixth place in destination rankings

The Oban Times (subscription)The Oban Times (subscription) - Jun 19, 2017
Topping the UK holiday location is Cornwall with Devon, the Lake District, London and north Wales making the top five, with the Scottish Highlands in sixth place. These findings have been revealed in Travelodge's annual holiday index. The report, which ...  

High Atlas


Mount Toubkal: How to climb North Africa's highest mountain in a weekend

The IndependentThe Independent - May 30, 2017
In terms of difficulty, the initial ascent is more akin to a long yomp in the Lake District than a walk in the High Atlas. That, however, is where the comparisons end. Huge, snow-capped mountains loom in the distance, the spring warmth forcing me to ...  

 
 
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