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PA Attorney General investigates Alsace Manor Fire Company

WFMZ AllentownWFMZ Allentown - Oct 15, 2018
ALSACE TWP., Pa. - Officials say the Alsace Manor Fire Company is being investigated by the Pennsylvania attorney general's office. The details of the investigation are not being released at this time. The Alsace Township business manager says the ...  



Take a French immersion course with Millefeuille Provence

FranceToday.comFranceToday.com - Oct 15, 2018
Are you looking for a very special French immersion course? Venez parler français avec nous! At Millefeuille Provence, you will enjoy practising French all day long with our teachers and every evening with guests to discover the “French lifestyle ...  

French Alps

Win a week's chalet holiday in the French Alps for two worth £2700

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Oct 11, 2018
Le Ski has been taking people on ski holidays since 1982. Those first guests seemed to have a good time, so Le Ski carried on, working to a successful formula of being fiercely independent and pleasingly straightforward. It only does catered chalets ...  

Midi Pyrenees

A Toulouse et dans tout Midi-Pyrénées, des milliers de manifestants contre “la casse du service public”

FranceinfoFranceinfo - Oct 9, 2018
Des retraités, des professeurs, mais aussi des infirmières et des employés de supermarché dans la rue. A Toulouse, à Auch, à Cahors ou à Albi, par exemple, la marche contre "la casse du service public" a rassemblé des manifestants unis par leur colère ...  

Cote D Azur

Côte d'Azur Airports group celebrates carbon neutrality

HMG Aerospace (press release)HMG Aerospace (press release) - Oct 3, 2018
The airports of Cannes-Mandelieu and Golfe de Saint-Tropez have joined Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (which achieved carbon neutrality in 2016) at level 3+ of the Airport Carbon Accreditation. With all three of its airports now certified to Level 3+ the ...  


Dining review: The Normandy impresses under new ownership

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln Journal Star - Oct 12, 2018
Sure enough, the second entree listed on Normandy's menu: Le Canard L'Orange, a seared duck breast with an orange liqueur reduction on parmesan risotto with asparagus. Prepared by new owner and now cook Emily Post, it didn't disappoint. The duck ...  


French Fromage: Top 3 Cheeses from Auvergne

FranceToday.comFranceToday.com - Oct 15, 2018
Calling all fromage fans. From a creamy blue to crumbly crowd-pleasers, these stinkers are sure to liven up your next cheese platter. SALERS. A real treat for consummate turophiles, this fromage is pretty hard to come by beyond Auvergne's volcanic ridge.  


How Bretons Maintain A Strong Identity In Their Food And Culture

ForbesForbes - Oct 15, 2018
When speaking of Brittany it is wise to remember that the Breton language is Celtic, not French. Even though Brittany has been battled over and changed sides dozens of times since the Middle Ages, Bretons retain an indelible link to their ethnic heritage.  


9 Really Delicious Reasons To Go To Umbria In The Fall

ForbesForbes - Sep 23, 2018
For travelers seeking authentic food and wine experiences, Umbria should rank high on their "must-visit" list, particularly in autumn, when the region's seasonal bounty is at its peak. The otherwise tranquil countryside is a buzz of activity during the ...  


The other Tuscany

ABC LocalABC Local - Oct 19, 2018
Moreno Giovannoni was born in Tuscany, near the village of San Ginese. He was two years old when his family migrated to Australia. Leaving Italy was a rite of passage for adult men in San Ginese. Moreno's great-grandfather had made a small fortune in ...  


USS Anchorage Lends a Helping Hand in Sicily
U.S. Navy (press release) - Oct 17, 2018

AUGUSTA BAY, Italy – Sailors assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and embarked Marines assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in two community relations projects, while ...  


Calabria flooding claims mother and son

The Local ItalyThe Local Italy - Oct 5, 2018
But the southwestern region of Calabria, which forms the "toe" of Italy's boot, and in particular the Calabrian city of Lamezia Terme in the province of Catanzaro, has been the hardest hit. Calabria governor Mario Oliverio has said he will announce a ...  


Opera star

The AustralianThe Australian - Oct 12, 2018
Lapped by the Adriatic Sea and backdropped by the peaks of the Apennines, Pesaro sits high on the calf of Italy's boot. Located in the eastern province of Le Marche, this sensory postcard-pretty town strikes a wonderful balance between beach and culture.  

Amalfi Coast

Thanksgiving Vacation Tour the Amalfi Coast with Rabbi Eli Mansour and E&S Tours

Yeshiva World NewsYeshiva World News - Oct 10, 2018
We will spend the full weekend at the Five Star Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria Sorrento,. with gourmet Glatt Kosher Catering and lively entertainment. Day-trips will include Sorrento, Pompeii, a day in Capri and much more! Joining us is Rabbi Eli ...  


Antigua, St Kitts, sign regional initiative to end child labour
Antigua Observer - Oct 10, 2018

Antigua and Barbuda, and St Kitts and Nevis are the two latest countries to sign on to a regional initiative to boost efforts to combat child labour and achieve the goal of total eradication by 2020. The regional initiative was developed by ...  


Recreate Catalonia's Culinary Scene at Home

Wine Enthusiast MagazineWine Enthusiast Magazine - Oct 17, 2018
In Catalonia, the drink is often paired with salty tapas, chief among them canned seafood called conservas. Area canneries select the highest quality seafood, and pack it with specialty oils, sauces or vegetables. The most popular options include ...  

Costa Brava

Where To Eat on Spain's Costa Brava, According to This Seasoned Chef

Coastal LivingCoastal Living - Sep 19, 2018
Those lucky enough to spend time on the Costa Brava in Spain know that it is deeply romantic—the romance feels baked in like the saffron in paella. Translated as "rugged coast," this stretch of northeastern Spain runs 132 miles from Barcelona to the ...  

Costa Del Sol

Costa Del Sol EXPLOSION: Tourists & expats WARNED as HUGE bombs go off in holiday hotspot

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Oct 10, 2018
The first blast happened outside a residential property on a gated estate in Benahavis which is popular with British expats and holidaymakers. The second occurred outside a car wash firm on an industrial estate in nearby San Pedro de Alcantara owned by ...  

Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca thieves caught red handed carrying a stolen cash register

RTN NewspaperRTN Newspaper - Oct 19, 2018
NATIONAL POLICE officers have arrested two thieves in Denia in connection with alleged robberies carried out on a house and commercial premises. The events took place last Sunday evening when the National Police received a 091 call to alert them of a ...  

Costa Verde

USM to Present Tennessee Williams' Night of the Iguana

Southern Miss NowSouthern Miss Now - Oct 11, 2018
Set in the 1940s at the Costa Verde hotel in Mexico, Night of the Iguana explores the relationship between people looking for their sanctuary, exploring themes such as finding peace and incompleteness. “The play explores human beings in moments of ...  

Basque Country

Basque Country: The Spain internationals playing for a different team

BBC SportBBC Sport - Oct 13, 2018
Spain's oldest goalscorer Aritz Aduriz played in an international friendly on Friday - but not for Spain. The 37-year-old captained a Basque Country team that also featured fellow Spain internationals Inaki Williams, Inigo Martinez and Asier ...  


Andalusia plays dual roles in Hurricane Michael aftermath

WSFAWSFA - Oct 15, 2018
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Hurricane Michael is long gone after leaving its devastation behind in the Florida panhandle. Four days later, Andalusia is playing dual roles as comforter and provider. At the Holiday Inn Express in Andalusia, Charlie Harris ...  


FCC picked for Alicante business hub

The Construction IndexThe Construction Index - Sep 28, 2018
The second contains laboratories. The main building consists of a ground floor and three upper floors. The University of Alicante aims for the centre to make it the economic and business engine of the province, facilitating the access and creation of ...  

Rhine Valley

Combine a Rhine Cruise with the Glacier Express with Riviera River Cruises

TravelPulseTravelPulse - Oct 17, 2018
Guests begin the Alpine adventure with a river cruise from Cologne to Basel. Along the way, they'll cruise past some of the most historic and scenic regions of central Europe. Highlights include the Rhine Valley and historic Koblenz, founded by the Romans.  


How a new kind of bomb and a daring nighttime raid helped the Allies cripple the Nazi war machine

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Sep 22, 2018
The Dam Busters Raid, officially known as Operation Chastise, was the result of a series of bombing raids that hit target after target in the Ruhr region of Germany, but failed to significantly slow German industrial output. Planners needed a way to ...  

Black Forest

Massive drug bust in Black Forest includes heroin, meth, guns and marijuana

KKTV 11 NewsKKTV 11 News - Oct 4, 2018
BLACK FOREST, Colo. (KKTV) - Inside a home in Black Forest authorities found a massive amount of illegal drugs, guns and "thousands" of rounds of ammunition Wednesday night. "If this would have turned into a shootout this would have been a very ...  

Canary Islands

Researching mercury and Saharan dust levels in the Canary Islands

Phys.OrgPhys.Org - Oct 3, 2018
Mercury – the famously liquid, famously toxic metal – is a contaminant with a worldwide scope. Of course, the beauty of studying global contaminants is that you get to see the globe. If you had asked me a year ago if I wanted to go to the Canary ...  


Maldives judges hear strongman's election challenge

Channel NewsAsiaChannel NewsAsia - Oct 14, 2018
COLOMBO: Maldives judges on Sunday (Oct 14) heard a petition by strongman president Abdulla Yameen to have his recent election defeat annulled, potentially triggering US sanctions and plunging the archipelago into fresh turmoil. Yameen lost heavily in ...  


The 52 Places Traveler: In the Italian Dolomites, Dramatic Skies and Stone Giants

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 25, 2018
According to the 1930 folklore collection “The Dolomites and their Legends,” by the prominent regional writer Karl Felix Wolff, these mountains weren't always so pale in color. But a prince of the Alps fell in love with the princess of the moon — only ...  


MPs Remain Entrenched in Macedonia 'Name' Deal Debate ...

Balkan InsightBalkan Insight - Oct 17, 2018
A parliamentary debate in Macedonia on changing the constitution to support the 'name' deal with Greece has yet to produce any signs that opposition MPs are ...  

Jura Mountains

6 rare watches by Vacheron Constantin are on sale at Sotheby's
VOGUE Paris (press release) - Oct 9, 2018

Even more tempting is the same trip but inclusive of two nights at the five star hotel with luxury gastronomy experiences for both lunch and dinner with a tour of Geneva and the surrounding valley of the Jura mountains. Save · Save. By Alexandre Marain ...  

Andes Mountains

Where Staten Island went on vacation: From Peru to France to Iceland to Russia & beyond

SILive.comSILive.com - Oct 11, 2018
On the Road photos: Take a little vicarious vacation time with your fellow Islanders. PERU: Matt Savoca, left, of Westerleigh, and Matt Koller, of West Brighton, both hold the Advance in front of Machu Picchu, on the Inca Trail, in the Andes Mountains ...  


I never understood the hype around Patagonia — but this one sweater changed my mind and now I'm a member of the ...

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Oct 13, 2018
I used to not understand why Patagonia had such a cult following. If I'm being honest, I always though it was just an expensive outdoor gear company. Maybe it's because I grew up in Florida where my "outdoor gear" included flip flops, bathing suits ...  


Moscow-backed land swap opens old wounds in volatile Caucasus

Yahoo NewsYahoo News - Oct 12, 2018
The area around Dattykh has become a symbol of pride and national identity for the small, impoverished North Caucasus region of Ingushetia, after its leader signed an agreement with Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov to redraw the borders without consulting ...  


Telluride woman skies down 7000 feet from Himalaya peak
9News.com KUSA - Oct 11, 2018

Telluride woman skies down 7,000 feet from Himalaya peak. Unable to load video. She wasn't satisfied with the Rockies so a climber and skier from Telluride went bigger and higher - much higher. She's already climbed Mt. Everest. Her latest adventure is ...  

Australian Outback

Man mows down nearly a dozen emus in Australian outback, video shows

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Sep 23, 2018
The driver has a thick mustache, black glasses and wears a hat as he delights in mowing down nearly a dozen emus at breakneck speed in the Australian outback, a video shows. Other than that, much about the video is unknown.  

Scottish Highlands

15 spectacular images of the Scottish Highlands

Press and JournalPress and Journal - Oct 15, 2018
He took the winning shot in the Scottish Highlands on a freezing morning in February. Awards founder and landscape photographer Charlie Waite said: “This is an image where you can hear and feel the landscape, as well as see it, so it is emotionally ...  

High Atlas

Eric Porter's High Atlas video will sell trips for H+I Adventures

Bike BizBike Biz - Oct 2, 2018
Brochures are still key but in the YouTube age company selling experiences needs to show would-be customers what they'll be getting. And Inverness-based H+I Adventures devotes a great deal of time and effort to make polished videos with viral potential.  

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