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Alsace


Summer paving work starting this week in Lower Alsace Township

Reading EagleReading Eagle - Jul 18, 2017
Summer paving work starting this week in Lower Alsace Township. Tuesday July 18, 2017 12:01 AM. Lower Alsace Township, Pa. Summer paving has gotten underway in Lower Alsace Township. Engineer Joe Rogosky reported at the supervisors meeting ...  

Dordogne


Tour de France in Dordogne today

The ConnexionThe Connexion - Jul 11, 2017
Michaël Delage, one of the French cyclists who comes from Ménesplet in the Dordogne said it will be a beautiful stage with beautiful landscapes. He said the road is mostly flat but with 2 climbs in the day which are not really hard at Dômme and Buisson ...  

Provence


Cigarette butt thought to have caused major forest fire in southern France as Italy, Croatia and Montenegro battle ...

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jul 17, 2017
More than 800 firefighters and 210 fire engines were drafted in to tackle a wild fire this weekend at Saint-Cannat, near the southern French university city of Aix-en-Provence, prompting police close to roads and some rambling areas to the public.  

French Alps


Tour a cosy 19th-century farmhouse in the French Alps

Vogue AustraliaVogue Australia - Jul 17, 2017
One of France's foremost champions of contemporary design, Armel Soyer has turned a 19th-century farmhouse in the French Alps into a cosy mountainside home that doubles as a gallery. By Ian Phillips. Photographed by Stephan Julliard.  

Midi Pyrenees


Les SCOP de Midi-Pyrénées ont 80 ans

ladepeche.frladepeche.fr - Jul 21, 2017
À l'occasion de ses 80 ans, l'Union Régionale des SCOP Midi-Pyrénées organisait une journée guinguette, dimanche 16 juillet, à Cologne. Plus de 200 personnes se sont réunies place de la Halle pour apprécier le concert donné par la SCOP l'Orchestre de ...  

Cote D Azur


Arson arrests after mega wildfires hit holiday hotspot

Daily StarDaily Star - Jul 28, 2017
Thousands of firefighters and the military were battling "apocaplyptic" fires in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France yesterday. It forced 10,000 people to be evacuated including Brit actress Dame Joan Collins and author Robert Harris.  

Normandy


Medical mobile unit now serving Normandy students

St. Louis AmericanSt. Louis American - Jul 26, 2017
Normandy Schools Collaborative students up to 18 years old are eligible to receive services through Affinia Healthcare's Medical Mobile Unit at Normandy High School, located at 6701 St. Charles Rock Rd. The van's hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 3 ...  

Auvergne


En Auvergne, 110.000 fonctionnaires sont concernés par le rétablissement du jour de carence

La MontagneLa Montagne - Jul 26, 2017
La délégation Auvergne de MFP, Mutualité Fonction Publique, vient de lancer une grande campagne de sensibilisation et de mobilisation sur la santé des fonctionnaires (à lire dans les pages Région de La Montagne du mercredi 26 juillet), l'occasion ...  

Brittany


Emily Day, Brittany Hochevar dominate to win AVP Hermosa Beach ...

LA Daily NewsLA Daily News - Jul 24, 2017
HERMOSA BEACH >> Top-seeded Brittany Hochevar and Emily Day lost the first set to Geena Urango and Angela Bensend in their quarterfinal match Saturday ...  

Umbria


Chef Liam LaCivita Closes Bar Civita to Head Up Georgetown's Via Umbria

Washingtonian.comWashingtonian.com - Jul 17, 2017
Chef Liam LaCivita is closing Bar Civita in Woodley Park this month, but he's not taking any time out of the kitchen. LaCivita has been tapped as the new executive chef at Via Umbria in Georgetown, where's he's already rolled out new menus for the ...  

Tuscany


Let's Talk Wine: Try these wines from Tuscany

Seacoastonline.comSeacoastonline.com - Jul 20, 2017
Seems like everyone chose Italy for their summer vacation this year. Beautiful photographs are being shared over social media – especially images of Tuscany!  

Sicily


Taking The Overnight Ferry From Malta To Sicily

ForbesForbes - Jul 26, 2017
Malta certainly was lovely, but it was time for Sicily. Specifically, a return to the lovely town of Taormina. You can't exactly drive there from Malta, so that leaves two options: Plane and boat. There are a couple of flights a day between Malta and ...  

Calabria


Occhi Turchini: Songs from Calabria CD review – fascinating musical amalgam, bristling with energy

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jul 19, 2017
The singer and actor Pino De Vittorio has already made an album of the traditional songs of Sicily with Laboratorio 600, a collection curated by the ensemble's director, the lute and theorbo player Franco Pavan, and here they turn their attention to ...  

Apennines


Hidden camera in Italian forest reveals secret lives of wolves, brown bears and wild boar

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jun 23, 2017
The tree represents “a crossroad of smells, signals and messages left behind by the extraordinary wildlife of the Apennines,” rangers said. The video shows the rich biodiversity of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise – a vast wilderness area ...  

Amalfi Coast


Amalfi Coast or Cinque Terre: Which Italian Coast Should You Visit?

Vogue.comVogue.com - Jul 18, 2017
When it comes to picturesque coastlines in Italy, the first two that likely come to mind are the Amalfi Coast and Cinque Terre. You've probably seen images of both locations' pastel-colored buildings perched precariously on bluffs overlooking stunning ...  

Antigua


Antigua U12 girls team moves on to finals
Antigua Observer - Jul 22, 2017

The Antigua & Barbuda under-12 girls' tennis team has advanced to the finals in the 2017 ITF/COTECC championships being held in Trinidad and Tobago. Sibley Charles and Brasha Dyer teamed up to win their game in straight sets – 6-3, 6-3.  

Catalonia


Spanish steps: On the secession vote in Catalonia

Financial TimesThe Hindu - Jul 23, 2017
Ahead of the controversial October 1 referendum on secession in Catalonia, the Spanish government's awkward move of tightening the purse-strings could prove politically costly. There is cause for concern that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's meddling ...  

Costa Brava


Costa Brava Brings Spanish Coast to Life

Memphis Daily NewsMemphis Daily News - Jul 19, 2017
It's one of three coastal towns belonging to the municipality of Palafrugell in the Girona province northeast of Barcelona along the Costa Brava, literally “wild coast” in Spanish. It's less than a two-hour drive northeast of Barcelona, halfway to the ...  

Costa Del Sol


Super fly! Costa del Sol airport smashes records

RTN NewspaperRTN Newspaper - Jul 15, 2017
THE NUMBER of passengers using Costa del Sol Airport and the AVE high speed train service during the first six months of 2017 has broken all records. By the end of June a total of 8,394,937 voyagers had flown in or out of Malaga province, beating 2016 ...  

Costa Blanca


A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Ep 1

A Place in the SunA Place in the Sun - Jul 17, 2017
In the first episode, Jasmine Harman will be helping Dave & Debbie Gough from Swindon find their dream home in Torrevieja, Costa Blanca for their well-deserved retirement. With their house in the UK already sold they need to find a new home quickly ...  

Costa Verde


Así luce la Costa Verde tras oleaje anómalo [FOTOS]

Diario Perú21Diario Perú21 - Jul 27, 2017
Un fuerte oleaje sorprendió a los limeños que se desplazaban por la Costa Verde este jueves por la mañana. Las olas alcanzaron hasta tres metros de altura e invadieron la vía en las zonas que corresponden a Miraflores, Barranco y Chorrillos.  

Basque Country


Ospreys sent south breed again in Basque country
The Times - Jul 18, 2017

Conservationists in Scotland have helped to restore a breeding population of ospreys to the Basque country more than a century after the birds there were driven to extinction. Over the past five years, 60 Scottish birds have been relocated to the ...  

Andalusia


Shelby, Strange split on transgender military issue
Andalusia Star-News - Jul 27, 2017

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that the United States would no longer allow transgender people to serve in the military. Trump said that American military forces must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and couldn't ...  

Alicante


Meliá Alicante Hotel Review, Spain | Telegraph Travel
Telegraph.co.uk - Jul 19, 2017

Read the Meliá Alicante, Spain hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.  

Rhine Valley


Karlsruhe, Germany: Off the Beaten Path in the Rhine Valley
The Daily Meal - Jun 23, 2017

Located in the state of Baden-Württemberg roughly midway between Frankfurt, Germany, and Basel, Switzerland, Karlsruhe is the second largest city in southwestern Germany. Founded in 1715, the city boasts a mild climate, unique street architecture ...  

Ruhr


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bleibt beim BVB
Ruhr Nachrichten - Jul 18, 2017

DORTMUND/GUANGZHOU Borussia Dortmund hat in der wichtigsten Personalie ein Machtwort gesprochen! Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wird nach auch in der kommenden Saison das BVB-Trikot tragen. Die von Geschäftsführer Hans-Joachim Watzke ...  

Black Forest


The Black Forest and climate change

Science DailyScience Daily - Jul 1, 2017
This includes the Norway spruce, which is Germany's most important commercial tree species and accounts for the majority of trees in the Black Forest. Valentia Vitali and Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bauhus from the Chair of Silviculture at the University of ...  

Canary Islands


The Canary Islands: readers' tips

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jun 26, 2017
La Palma (“La Isla Bonita”) has among its attractions the towering Caldera de Taburiente, replete with world-famous observatories and awe-inspiring views, as well as the rainforest of Los Tilos with its bird life and lush vegetation. This is an island ...  

Maldives


Nephew of Maldives President arrested

The HinduThe Hindu - Jul 19, 2017
The nephew of Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has been arrested for allegedly bribing politicians to challenge the ruling regime, the Opposition said on Wednesday, warning of further reprisals in the troubled honeymoon islands. Faris Maumoon, an MP ...  

Dolomites


Blog: Maratona dles Dolomites riders joined by Bradley Wiggins

Cycling WeeklyCycling Weekly - Jul 17, 2017
Bradley Wiggins made his Maratona dles Dolomites debut this year on July 2 and it was great to see him enjoying a more relaxed ride in tough mountains than in previous years. It felt something of an honour for us to have the first ever British Tour de ...  

Balkan


Congresswoman's Protest Casts Shadow over Vucic US Visit

Balkan InsightBalkan Insight - Jul 19, 2017
On the eve of the Serbian President's US visit, a congresswoman wrote to Vice President Mike Pence, urging him not to meet Aleksandar Vucic, citing Belgrade's ties to Russia and Iran among other matters. BIRN team. Belgrade ...  

Jura Mountains


Tour de France 2017: Lilian Calmejane breaks clear to win stage eight – as it happened

Zee NewsThe Guardian - Jul 8, 2017
The French green jersey contender, Arnaud Démare, is still plugging away out there in his attempt to avoid the cut off time and disqualification from the Tour. That time is set at 46 minutes I believe, so he should just make it. But for more details ...  

Andes Mountains


Life above the clouds in the Andes, 7000 years ago

USA TODAYUSA TODAY - Jun 27, 2017
In the Andes Mountains of Peru, the air is gaspingly thin, the climate harsh. Now archaeologists have evidence that humans lived there full-time at least 7,000 years ago, making themselves at home in a spot twice as high as Denver. And they were ...  

Patagonia


Patagonia's Innovative PSI Vest Is Helping Save An Iconic Big Wave Surf Break

Teton Gravity ResearchTeton Gravity Research - Jul 17, 2017
Over the past five years Patagonia has been working with some of the top big wave surfers in the world to develop their PSI (personal surf inflation) vest. The PSI is a purpose-built tool that supports multiple inflations in a single surf session, and ...  

Caucasus


Voluntary work in exchange for education in Caucasus

vestnik kavkazavestnik kavkaza - Jul 28, 2017
A youth cultural and historical project of interethnic harmony 'Beacons of friendship. Towers of the Caucasus'- 2017, which will be held under the motto: 'Towards the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi' and under the theme: 'Preserving ...  

Himalaya


ONGC launches Cleanathon Himalaya
The Tribune - Jul 25, 2017

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today signed an MoU with Indian Mountaineering Federation, Dehradun, to clean three tributaries of the Ganga — Bhagirathi, Alaknanda and Pindari rivers. The initiative has been titled 'Cleanathon Himalaya'.  

Australian Outback


Through the Outback

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 13, 2017
Traveling across Australia's vast interior, our photojournalist found a land that defied easy explanations, a remote expanse filled with meaning.  

Scottish Highlands


This stunning historic castle in Scottish Highlands with two huge islands could be yours for an eye-watering £3.75m

The SunThe Sun - Jul 13, 2017
Located on the idyllic Ardnamurchan peninsula in Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, the early 20th century baronial home comes with an incredible two islands. Prospective buyers will be met with wrought iron gates, stone pillars and a cattle grid as they ...  

High Atlas


Lost

Powder MagazinePowder Magazine - Jun 28, 2017
Ciuinean gold, Saharan salt, slaves and goods of all sorts were transported through breaches in the 12,000-foot High Atlas Mountains, past the palmeries and kasbahs of the northern flanks of the range and across the high plains of the Haouz to the city ...  

 
 
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