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Sample April wines from Alsace
Tribune-Review - Apr 4, 2018

2014 Rolly-Gassmann, Pinot Blanc, Alsace (Luxury 74541; $19.99): Nobody works the vines with more commitment and passion than Pierre Gassmann and his dedicated team of year-round workers. Gassmann strives for fully ripened fruit with exquisite purity ...  


Dordogne holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and ...

The GuardianThe Guardian - Apr 7, 2018
The food, wine and idyllic lifestyle of this region's villages have always appealed to Brits – and with Brexit looming they're settling in record numbers – but that has not dimmed its thoroughly French allure.  


Book offers sights, flavors of Provence

Davis EnterpriseDavis Enterprise - Mar 30, 2018
The Avid Reader welcomes Davis author and James Beard Award winner Georgeanne Brennan for a presentation of her collection of essays, recipes and travel tips, “Windows on Provence,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27. Famous for its radiant light, vibrant ...  

French Alps

Skier captures massive avalanche in French Alps

AccuWeather.comAccuWeather.com - Apr 16, 2018
Skier captures massive avalanche in French Alps. A skier in the French commune of Passy caught two avalanches in succession. The skier said she was stretching after a ski session when she saw an avalanche begin on the Pointe de Platé. All Videos. Now ...  

Midi Pyrenees

Grève SNCF : toutes les prévisions côté Midi-Pyrénées pour le 4 avril

France BleuFrance Bleu - Apr 3, 2018
Pour ce qui est de ce lundi soir, alors que la mobilisation commence à 19h, aucun TGV ne sera impacté par la grève dans la zone de l'ancienne région Midi Pyrénées. Concernant les TER, la SNCF indique que le "service sera assuré", que ce soit de manière ...  

Cote D Azur

International Wealthy Buyers Returning to Côte d'Azur

Mansion GlobalMansion Global - Apr 17, 2018
For homes priced above €10 million (about US$12.34 million) in Côte d'Azur, most buyers are from Russia, Eastern Europe, Belgium, Scandinavian countries, U.K. and Middle East, according to the report. The prime Cote d'Azur residential market peaked in ...  


Normandy, Ares file plans for office project in Greenwich Village
The Real Deal - Apr 12, 2018

Normandy Real Estate Partners filed permit applications on Thursday for its upcoming office development at 799 Broadway, Department of Buildings records show. The company previously announced a 190,000-square-foot development, though new plans call for ...  


Weather-ready, climate-smart
UNCTAD - Mar 23, 2018

To find out more, we sat down with one of the project collaborators, Crispin D'Auvergne, who works on climate change and disaster risk management for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), comprising 10 island nations. Q: What are the ...  


Fire damages West Florence apartments

SCNowSCNow - Apr 13, 2018
West Florence firefighters Thursday afternoon start to battle a fire at at 1295 Brittany Drive. Firefighters were able to stop the fire at the breezeway and limit damage to only four units. Howard Worrell/West Florence Fire Department. Brittany Drive ...  


Take a road trip through Umbria, Italy

NewsdayNewsday - Mar 20, 2018
A hilly patchwork of yellow and green Umbrian fields unfolded on both sides of the road as I zipped around hairpin turns in my little red Fiat, feeling every bit the race car driver. Of course, this being Italy, what I thought was death-defying speed ...  


How Bagni di Pisa Brings A Timeless Sense Of Tuscany To A Modern-Day Traveller

ForbesForbes - Apr 17, 2018
Outside, the colours of the buildings are of the sun: terracotta, ochre and amber. Long shadows create dappled scenes on paved stones and an orange tree is bursting with ripe fruit, their colour so bright that they look unreal – like something out of ...  


10 reasons why Sicily should be your next family holiday

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Apr 17, 2018
You might think Sicily is one destination where it's best to leave the children behind - or wait until they're older. Dramatic but sometimes forbidding landscape, serious cultural sights, and madcap cities like Palermo seem to cry out for a grown-up ...  


22 Things to Know Before You Go to Calabria

Roads and KingdomsRoads and Kingdoms - Apr 2, 2018
Book your ticket. Calabria is the toe of Italy's boot, and one of the country's least-visited regions, which is why you should come. It has mountains, three national parks (Aspromonte, Pollino, and Sila), 500 miles of coastline, turquoise waters, and ...  


Discovering the Apennines, discovering Albania

Osservatorio Balcani e CaucasoOsservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - Mar 14, 2018
A veterinarian, farmer, and producer, Corrado has been taking part in the development cooperation project headed by the NGO Reggio Terzo Mondo (RTM) for a few years, both visiting the north of Albania and welcoming the groups of Albanian farmers who ...  

Amalfi Coast

Siren Song: How Italy's Amalfi Coast seduced the world

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Mar 20, 2018
People return to Capri again and again, drawn by its mixture of glamour, gastronomy, natural beauty and culture, but this was only my second visit. I can't imagine what's kept me away since I last came aged 18 on a day trip from Sorrento. Then I was ...  


Antigua to import oranges from Florida | Antigua Observer Newspaper
Antigua Observer - Apr 9, 2018

The government has decided that Antigua and Barbuda will resume the importation of oranges from Florida without the benefit of a critical piece of document from the unit that is mandated to prevent the introduction and control the spread of ...  


Leaving Catalonia was the right move, CaixaBank chairman says

CNBCCNBC - Apr 11, 2018
The Spanish lender made the right choice in changing headquarters during the Catalonian crisis, Jordi Gual said.  

Costa Brava

Wäller B-Jugend-Kicker gewinnen die „Copa Costa Brava“ | WW ...

WW-Kurier - Internetzeitung für den WesterwaldkreisWW-Kurier - Internetzeitung für den Westerwaldkreis - Apr 7, 2018
Im sechsten Anlauf hat es geklappt: Die B-Jugend der JSG Atzelgift/Nister/Hattert/Müschenbach/Hachenburg/Merkelbach hat die „Copa Costa Brava“ gewonnen. In Spanien ging es gegen die besten Jugend-Mannschaften aus Israel, Dänemark, Polen, Spanien ...  

Costa Del Sol

WATCH: Firefighters tackle blaze at Costa del Sol train depot

Euro Weekly NewsEuro Weekly News - Apr 12, 2018
A FIRE at a railway workshop in Malaga on the Costa del Sol produced a dense column of black smoke that hung over the city this morning (Thursday). Firefighters tackled the blaze in an area where dangerous materials including paints, varnishes ...  

Costa Blanca

FLYING HIGH! Costa Blanca airport handles almost ONE MILLION passengers in month of March

Euro Weekly NewsEuro Weekly News - Apr 10, 2018
THE Alicante-Elche Airport that serves Spain's Costa Blanca has recorded 957,857 passengers in the month of March. By nationality the United Kingdom was top of the table with 364,969 passengers; followed by Spain (132,058), The Netherlands (67,644 ...  

Costa Verde

Capitão argentino desaparece no mar de Angra dos Reis, na Costa Verde do Rio

Globo.comGlobo.com - Apr 12, 2018
Por G1 Sul do Rio e Costa Verde. 12/04/2018 14h31 Atualizado há 8 horas. Veleiro do capitão foi encontradopor pescadores de Angra (Foto: Reprodução/Jornal Clarin). A Marinha faz buscas nesta quinta-feira (12) por um capitão argentino, de 83 anos, que ...  

Basque Country

Primož Roglič withstands Movistar pressure to seal Tour of the ...

Cycling WeeklyCycling Weekly - Apr 7, 2018
Primož Roglič (LottoNL-Jumbo) won the 2018 Tour of the Basque Country overall on Saturday's final stage, holding on to win by a 1-09 advantage over Mikel Landa (Movistar) in second. On a short and punchy 122.2km stage featuring eight climbs, Roglič ...  


New K9 officer for Andalusia Police Dept.

WTVY, DothanWTVY, Dothan - Apr 13, 2018
New K9 officer for Andalusia Police Dept. By Press Release: Andalusia Police Department |. Posted: Fri 12:22 PM, Apr 13, 2018. ANDALUSIA, Ala. (WTVY) — Andalusia Police Department and Chief Paul Hudson proudly announce their newest member of the ...  


Woman taken to hospital after medical emergency on flight from Alicante to Norwich

Norfolk Eastern Daily PressNorfolk Eastern Daily Press - Apr 13, 2018
Woman taken to hospital after medical emergency on flight from Alicante to Norwich. Jessica Long · jessica.long@archant.co.uk · @JessCiara. PUBLISHED: 16:17 13 April 2018 | UPDATED: 19:37 13 April 2018. A passneger was taken ill on a Flybe flight from ...  

Rhine Valley

Here's how Indian travellers are exploring wine tourism around the world

India TodayIndia Today - Apr 12, 2018
The picturesque town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, in the Rhine Valley, Germany is a popular winemaking destination and home to the Rheingau Wine Museum, with a collection of exhibits from the ancient times. Booking.com suggests a stay at Breuer's Rudesheimer ...  


Observing biological nanotransporters | EurekAlert! Science News

EurekAlert (press release)EurekAlert (press release) - Apr 13, 2018
A research team of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) was able to describe with atomic detail how molecules are transported through biological membranes. Computer simulations and spectroscopic experiments provided insights into the work of so-called ABC ...  

Black Forest

Discovering the romance of Germany's Black Forest

MyStatesman.comMyStatesman.com - Apr 7, 2018
In Germany's southwest corner, the Black Forest (“Schwarzwald”) is a range of hills stretching east of the Rhine River. Ancient Romans found the thick forest here inaccessible and mysterious, so they called it “black.” Today, Germans and tourists alike ...  

Canary Islands

Gran Canaria: Getting to the heart of the Canary Islands

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Apr 4, 2018
Gran Canaria: Getting to the heart of the Canary Islands. Updated / Tuesday, 3 Apr 2018 17:23. Explore Gran Canaria with The Gastro Gays. At the heart of this island archipelago at the southernmost tip of Europe, Gran Canaria offers something for ...  


Maldives tradeshow touts new features in second edition

TTG AsiaTTG Asia - Apr 10, 2018
TTM will bring back the Hotelier Summit Maldives, where four panel sessions are scheduled to take place, with participation from 150 hotel owners, general managers from resorts and hotels in the Maldives. The TTM 2018 Gala Night is set to be held on ...  


BBC in climbdown after colossal error over Italy's Dolomites mountain range

The TimesThe Times - Apr 5, 2018
The distinctive peaks known as the Tre Cime di Lavaredo are the global symbol of Italy's Dolomites mountain range, recognised around the world. Except, it seems, within the BBC. The BBC has admitted to a “terrible mistake” in a documentary series after ...  


Syria Strikes Win Support but Raise Concern in Balkans

Balkan InsightBalkan Insight - Apr 14, 2018
Some Balkan leaders voiced support for the US-led strikes on Syria's suspected chemical weapons capabilities, but in Serbia the air attacks brought back bad memories of the 1999 NATO bombing. BIRN Team. BIRN. Belgrade, Pristina, Tirana, Bucharest ...  

Jura Mountains

Lounge by Sebastian Errazuriz and photos by Quayola

WorldTempus (press release)WorldTempus (press release) - Apr 14, 2018
The dynamic installation suspends hundreds of 3D-printed, scanned, and hand-moulded rocks moving in perfect synchrony and evoking the Vallée de Joux, home of Audemars Piguet in the Swiss Jura Mountains. This design evolves from the previous lounge ...  

Andes Mountains

The world's largest astronomical movie

Symmetry magazineSymmetry magazine - Apr 17, 2018
It turns out that the Atacama Desert, a plateau in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, scores very high for these criteria. That's where LSST will be located—at nearly 8700 feet altitude on the Cerro Pachón ridge in Chile, 60 miles from the coastal ...  


Patagonia Park: Former Patagonia CEO on why she bought a ...

Washington PostWashington Post - Apr 18, 2018
Kris Tompkins is a former CEO of Patagonia and current president of Tompkins Conservation. Tom Butler is the author of Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition and vice president for conservation advocacy at Tompkins Conservation. PUERTO ...  


Heavy metal fights to survive, and bridge communities, in the Caucasus

EurasiaNetEurasiaNet - Apr 13, 2018
In a damp, dimly lit tunnel underneath Tbilisi, a singer, clad in all black, takes to the stage in a haze of cigarette smoke and strobe lights. After dropping an F-bomb, Gio Xurcilava, singer for the Georgian death metal band Infadus, references Satan ...  


100 cyclists to participate in Hero MTB Himalaya
Business Standard - Apr 12, 2018

Over 100 cyclists will participate in the two-day Hero MTB Himalaya -- Shimla edition race that will be flagged off from here on Friday, event organisers said on Thursday. For the first time, the race takes the riders through some of the most pristine ...  

Australian Outback

The Australia-set 'Sweet Country' is an Outback western of epic proportions

Washington PostWashington Post - Apr 16, 2018
Rating: 4 stars. There's a scene in “Sweet Country” in which a character is shown wandering the Australian Outback, on the brink of hopelessness. At that moment, we're expected to share that character's despair. That's a big demand for any audience ...  

Scottish Highlands

Tiny prefabricated cabin has a Scottish Highlands flavor

New AtlasNew Atlas - Apr 9, 2018
In 2011, artist Bobby Niven and architect Iain MacLeod installed an artist residence in the Scottish Highlands that's based on the bothy, a traditional British and Irish hut used to shelter laborers, hill walkers and the like. Its popularity helped ...  

High Atlas

Visionaries Then and Now
BusinessGhana - Mar 24, 2018

In the 1980's, a solo American made a huge impact on Ouaouizerth, Morocco, an Amazigh village, located in the western High Atlas Mountains. His name was J. Christopher Stevens, a Peace Corps. Volunteer and yes the same J. Christopher Stevens, who as ...  

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