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Alsace


DINING PROFILE: Fourth and Olive's Alsace Fare Provides High Quality

Gazette NewspapersGazette Newspapers - May 18, 2017
The food is inspired by the Alsace region of France (with some German influence) combined with fresh locally sourced products. Tapia said no other Alsace restaurant in the country has access to the high quality products that they have at Fourth and Olive.  

Dordogne


The Dordogne is France's Chillest Wine Region

GQ MagazineGQ Magazine - Apr 27, 2017
That's where the Dordogne comes in. It's a thrifty gourmand's dream destination, and a (slightly quirky) long weekend jaunt from Paris that'll work on a budget, impress a lover, and mostly likely leave you wanting to buy a chateau of your very own ...  

Provence


The Perfect Provence Hideaway Off The Beaten Track: Baumanière Hotel In The South Of France

ForbesForbes - May 22, 2017
A heavenly hideout nestled in the rugged karst landscape of the Val d'Enfer (Hell's Valley) in the Alpilles National Park - also the setting of Jean Cocteau's cult 1960 movie Testament of Orpheus - the very smart 5-star Baumanière Hotel is a favorite ...  

French Alps


Climber takes selfies on 300ft-high rock in French Alps

Daily MailDaily Mail - May 11, 2017
This is the moment a daredevil climber took selfies on top of a 300ft-high rock. The climber was precariously balanced atop the Monolithe de Sardières in the Vanoise National Park in the French Alps. She held out a selfie stick and smiled for the ...  

Midi Pyrenees


Le directeur de l'Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées a "rejoint les étoiles"

ladepeche.frladepeche.fr - May 17, 2017
Pierre Soler, directeur de l'Observatoire Midi Pyrénées, est décédé lundi. / DR, Observatoire Midi Pyrénées. Cruelle coïncidence, au lendemain de la disparition du sénateur François Fortassin, le président de l'université Paul Sabatier, annonce le ...  

Cote D Azur


Event TV: Easyjet's Côte d'Azur experience
Event Magazine - May 8, 2017

The 'Un Voyage sur la Côte d'Azur' experience used theatrical elements inspired by Hollywood classics such as 'To Catch A Thief', as well as more recent films like 'La La Land'. Guests were taken on a sensorial journey as they explored the sights ...  

Normandy


This cemetery in Tuscany is as powerful as Normandy

Jackson Clarion LedgerJackson Clarion Ledger - May 14, 2017
BARBERINO VAL D'ELSA, TUSCANY — Traveling and leading a group of more than 22 people can be challenging. It can also be a blast. I have come to learn that I was pre-wired for this type of work. In 2011, watercolorist Wyatt Waters and I spent 10 weeks ...  

Auvergne


Clermont Auvergne 17-28 Saracens: European Champions Cup final – as it happened

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 13, 2017
As Saracens go up to collect the trophy, it's time for me to bid you farewell. Thanks for the company, and stick around for Paul Rees's report from Edinburgh, which should land any minute. If you're a Saracens fan, enjoy your evening, it's been well ...  

Brittany


Brittany Lee wins Colfax Marathon women's title, and her course record is no joke

The Denver PostThe Denver Post - May 22, 2017
Brittany Lee raises her hands in the air as she crosses the finish line in first during the Colfax Marathon at City Park on May 21, 2017, in Denver. The 12th annual Colfax Marathon took thousands of runners on an urban tour of Denver, including a run ...  

Umbria


After the earthquake: Umbria's culinary magic is winning back visitors

The GuardianThe Guardian - Apr 22, 2017
Until last year, jolly and welcoming Giuseppe and Ada Fausti could probably have been called the planet's happiest pig farmers: with very little hands-on work they produced lean, deeply flavoured pork prized even here in Norcia, south-east Umbria, a ...  

Tuscany


Oh sole mio! Michelle Obama soaks up the Tuscan sunshine in a flirty off-the-shoulder top and ripped white jeans as ...
Daily Mail - May 21, 2017

While former president Barack Obama hit the links on the first day of their Tuscany vacation, his wife Michelle was spotted taking in the sights in Montalcino almost 70 miles away. The former first lady wore an off-the-shoulder pink top, with white ...  

Sicily


Trump Doctrine Confounds G-7 as Ministers Kick Can to Sicily

BloombergBloomberg - May 15, 2017
Group-of-Seven ministers slowly coming to terms with the reality of Donald Trump's administration are about to leave the heavy lifting to their bosses. Finance chiefs in Italy at the weekend spoke of an improving relationship with their U.S ...  

Calabria


Italy busts 'mafia operation' in large migrant center in Calabria

Deutsche WelleDeutsche Welle - May 15, 2017
Italy busts 'mafia operation' in large migrant center in Calabria. The Calabrian mafia has infiltrated one of the largest migrant centers in Italy and stolen millions in state funds, Italian authorities claim. The police arrested scores of suspects ...  

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


Traveling solo, but not alone, on Italy's Amalfi Coast

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - May 15, 2017
Travel experts say solo travel, whether as part of a group or totally alone, is on the rise.  

Antigua


Closure comes for Antigua Bermuda Race >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - May 20, 2017
(May 20, 2017; Day 9) – All teams racing in the Antigua Bermuda Race have now arrived in time for tonight's prize giving to be held at the Royal Bermuda Yacht ...  

Catalonia


Stifling Debate on Catalonia

New York TimesNew York Times - May 16, 2017
Rafael Arenas García has every right to express his opinion on “Why Catalonia Should Stay With Spain” (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, May 9). Of course, there are many Catalans who have a different opinion, just as not everyone in America was convinced by King ...  

Costa Brava


Spain takes on Greece for cheap holidays, with a week on the Costa Brava including flights from £83pp

The SunThe Sun - May 18, 2017
ALL the experts advise booking a holiday well in advance to get the best prices, but it turns out the early bird doesn't ALWAYS catch the worm. Brits yet to book their summer holiday are being offered insane deals by European countries, despite the ...  

Costa Del Sol


Costa del Sol, Morocco to Team up in Joint Tourist Offer

The North Africa PostThe North Africa Post - May 18, 2017
Costa del Sol and Morocco are planning to launch a joint tourist offer under the theme “a holiday in two continents,” said the Spanish Malaga Hoy magazine. The publication said that meetings have been taken place between officials in the two countries ...  

Costa Blanca


Lout forced Costa Blanca flight to be diverted back to Glasgow Airport after blazing mid-air row with girlfriend on ...

The Scottish SunThe Scottish Sun - May 9, 2017
A RAGING holidaymaker caused a flight to be diverted back to Glasgow – because he was having such a blazing row with his girlfriend. James McMahon and Helen McInnes were due to celebrate Hogmanay on the sun-soaked shores of Spain's Costa ...  

Costa Verde


Costa Verde: Testigo afirma que empresario ocasionó fatal ...

Diario Perú21Diario Perú21 - May 14, 2017
Derwis Escalante es un ciudadano venezolano que podría convertirse en la pieza clave para dar con el responsable del accidente de la Costa Verde , donde ...  

Basque Country


Van Vleuten triumphs in Durango-Durango event in the Basque Country

CyclingTipsCyclingTips - May 16, 2017
Dutch national TT champion Annemiek van Vleuten used her skill against the clock to take a solo win on Tuesday in the one-day Basque race Durango-Durango. She jumped clear on the final climb of the day and while she was chased hard by Shara Gillow ...  

Andalusia


Opossums take refuge in drawer

Andalusia Star-NewsAndalusia Star-News - May 23, 2017
Antioch's Brittany and Judy McLaney had their own version of “Possum Come a Knockin” this past weekend, except the opossums broke into their home and took shelter in the most unusual place. “Mom had recently rotator cuff surgery,” Brittany said.  

Alicante


Win flights to Alicante with easyJet

Evening StandardEvening Standard - May 16, 2017
Nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean sea, this compact city with its narrow streets, palm-lined promenades and eclectic nightlife is perfect for a relaxing break. Visit the old town to soak up some culture, hike up to the Castillo de ...  

Rhine Valley


Cruise the Rhine... in your car: Why a driving holiday in Germany is an easy delight

Daily MailDaily Mail - May 9, 2017
It is the drive south from Koblenz through this most dramatic section of the Rhine Valley that is likely to attract most travellers. The highlight is the famous Lorelei Rock, which lies near St Goar and is the subject of Die Lorelei, a Heinrich Heine ...  

Ruhr


Massive Störungen im Regionalverkehr am Freitagabend

Westdeutsche Allgemeine ZeitungWestdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung - May 12, 2017
Die Halte Mülheim (Ruhr) Hbf, Essen Hbf, Wattenscheid und Bochum Hbf entfallen. Ersatzhalte und Reisealternativen: Reisende nach Mülheim (Ruhr) Hbf fahren bitte ab Duisburg Hbf mit der Straßenbahn 901 oder mit der S-Bahn S 1 in Richtung Mülheim ...  

Black Forest


Two rabid skunks found in Black Forest

KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo NewsKOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News - May 15, 2017
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is warning people living in Black Forest and surrounding areas to steer clear of wild animals after two skunks tested ...  

Canary Islands


#Kokorev: The case of 'Kangaroo Courts' on Canary Islands

EU ReporterEU Reporter - May 16, 2017
The businessman, his wife and his son remain imprisoned on Canary Islands for almost two years, under an alleged suspicion of being the front-men for Teodoro Obiang, the President of Equatorial Guinea. During all this time, no formal accusation has ...  

Maldives


Monsoon clouds spread out over South Arabian Sea; heavy rain over Maldives

Hindu Business LineHindu Business Line - May 17, 2017
Scattered low and medium clouds with moderate to intense convection spread out over the South Arabian Sea this morning as the monsoon countdown progressed. Heavy rain is lashing Maldives across the north, central and southern atolls, according to ...  

Dolomites


Cycling Across The Dolomites

Luxury LondonLuxury London - May 11, 2017
Hotel La Perla, in collaboration with Pinarello and InGamba, has created a Leading Bike experience in the heart of the Dolomites, the scene of countless battles, victories and defeats in the Giro d'Italia. This year, the Giro celebrates its 100th edition.  

Balkan


World and Balkans Brace for Erdogan's US Visit

Balkan InsightBalkan Insight - May 16, 2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's USA visit is expected to determine Turkish relations with key global and regional powers. BIRN Team. Istanbul, Ankara, Sarajevo. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Yasin Bulbul/AP. Turkish President ...  

Jura Mountains


Jura's separatist struggle: Why one Swiss village may vote to quit its canton

The Local SwitzerlandThe Local Switzerland - May 3, 2017
On June 18th the people of Moutier, a commune in the Jura mountains, will vote on whether to remain in the canton of Bern or leave it to join the canton of Jura instead. The Local looks back at the history of the hugely sensitive 'Jura question' that ...  

Andes Mountains


Geologist discovers whirlwind phenomena in Andes mountains
Science Daily - Apr 27, 2017

Geologist discovers whirlwind phenomena in Andes mountains. Date: April 24, 2017; Source: West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences; Summary: There's a lot to be learned from the winds in a Chilean desert--everything from surviving ...  

Patagonia


Five Customer Experience Insights From T-Mobile, Patagonia, Mozilla, WeTransfer And Work & Co

ForbesForbes - May 14, 2017
I was lucky enough to attend Collision, a tech and start up conference in New Orleans just over a week ago. Now, a pure tech and start up conference is not usually my thing so whilst there were all sorts of fascinating start-ups, interesting ...  

Caucasus


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APAAPA - May 17, 2017
OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz plans to visit the South Caucasus region this year, Helene Spitzer, Press Officer of the ...  

Himalaya


Himalaya aims to double market share in men's facewash to 20 ...

Economic TimesEconomic Times - May 21, 2017
We have close to 8-10 per cent market share in men's facewash. We have grown in the last couple of years from being the number fifth player to number third in ...  

Australian Outback


Oldest Evidence Of Life On Land Found In Australian Outback

Huffington Post AustraliaHuffington Post Australia - May 10, 2017
Tara Djokic and Professor Martin Van Kranendonk found the fossils in the Dresser Formation in the Pilbara in Western Australia. The oldest evidence of life on land has been discovered in rocks in the Australian outback, in findings that could have big ...  

Scottish Highlands


Visit the Scottish Highlands for breathtaking views and a land rich in history

The SunThe Sun - May 13, 2017
Visit the Scottish Highlands for breathtaking views and a land rich in history. With awe-inspiring scenery and amazing wildlife, a trip to Scotland makes it the perfect family getaway. By Sam Love. 13th May 2017, 7:17 pm. Updated: 15th May 2017, 5:08 am.  

High Atlas


Young photographers capture the beauty and wonder of Morocco

Washington PostWashington Post - May 18, 2017
We traveled across the country from ancient Fez through the Middle and High Atlas Mountains into the dunes of the Sahara Desert and finally, Marrakesh. Our goal was to help the students improve their vision, photographically speaking, and learn to tell ...  

 
 
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