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Alsace


Alsace is known for distinct white wines from pinot blanc and pinot gris grapes

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Oct 30, 2018
In wine, as in most things in life, there's black and white, and then there's gray. This idea is abundantly clear in Alsace, the wine region in northeastern France where you can follow “pinot” varieties across the spectrum, from white all the way over ...  

Dordogne


Dordogne named one of world's most exciting places

The ConnexionThe Connexion - Dec 2, 2018
She especially explained that the friendliness, generosity and authenticity of Dordogne residents had helped the region travel up the rankings. Ms Lovato also cited the region's good food, the mix of languages and dialects such as Occitan, and even ...  

Provence


Recipe: Herbes de Provence shortbread cookies with lemon curd filling

BerkeleysideBerkeleyside - Nov 27, 2018
The common Herbes de Provence spice blend caught my eye when I realized I'd made sweet treats with many of its ingredients: lavender, basil, rosemary, fennel. As a plus, its thyme, oregano and marjoram were baking additions I'd dreamed of using or were ...  

French Alps


Exploring Annecy, the Venice of the French Alps
Vogue.com - Nov 7, 2018

If you've never been to Annecy, it's easy to mistake Paris as the most beautiful city in France. The jewel of the Haute-Savoie, Annecy sits at the tip of an aquamarine lake of the same name, which might belong on the Côte d'Azur if not for the rising ...  

Midi Pyrenees


Grève des conducteurs SNCF : le trafic des trains perturbé en Midi-Pyrénées ce mardi

ladepeche.frladepeche.fr - Dec 4, 2018
Une partie des conducteurs de la SNCF de l'ex-région Midi-Pyrénées ont choisi de reconduire le mouvement de grève entamé lundi. Le trafic des trains régionaux est de nouveau perturbé ce mardi avec plusieurs TER supprimés et la mise en place de bus de ...  

Cote D Azur


French court attaches Kekhman's Cote d'Azur apartment

https://en.crimerussia.com/https://en.crimerussia.com/ - Nov 30, 2018
An apartment in Cannes valued at 2.5 million euros was seized at an inquiry of the Bank of Moscow. The art director of the Mikhailovsky Theater and the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater owes over 11 billion rubles ($167.4m) to the bank. The court of ...  

Normandy


Ukraine's Poroshenko for 'Normandy format' talks with Russia

Aljazeera.comAljazeera.com - Dec 2, 2018
Kiev, Ukraine - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has said Kiev is ready to hold talks with Russia in "the Normandy format" to de-escalate the conflict between the two countries in the Kerch Strait. Poroshenko's remark came on Sunday, a day after ...  

Auvergne


Gilets jaunes : en Auvergne, la collecte de la Banque Alimentaire va-t-elle souffrir des blocages ?

FranceinfoFranceinfo - Nov 29, 2018
Michel Renault, directeur de la Banque Alimentaire en Auvergne : "on pense qu'on ne sera pas directement embêtés par les gilets jaunes, mais la fréquentation des magasins risque d'être moindre, donc la collecte aussi. Les bénévoles seront bien là, les ...  

Brittany


Brittany Cartwright on Trusting Jax Taylor After Cheating Scandal

Us WeeklyUs Weekly - Nov 27, 2018
Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor opened up exclusively to Us Weekly about moving past his infidelity — get the details.  

Umbria


Kathleen Hill: Umbria closes; Sweet Pea to open

Sonoma Index-TribuneSonoma Index-Tribune - Nov 21, 2018
Umbria Glen Ellen gone. After a couple of months of protestations about the local restaurant scene, Giulio Tempesta suddenly closed his Umbria Glen Ellen restaurant in downtown Glen Ellen last Monday. A friend went into the Jack London Saloon and was ...  

Tuscany


How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip in Tuscany

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Nov 30, 2018
Tuscany, the picturesque region in central Italy, is the perfect place for a road trip. If you're looking for rolling hills, sloping vineyards, olive groves, quaint medieval villages, and outstanding art, you'll find it all here. After all, Tuscany was ...  

Sicily


Discovering a Secret Sicily

ForbesForbes - Nov 27, 2018
There are plenty of reasons people visit Sicily. They come to see impossibly beautiful medieval cities like Noto and Ortigia. They come to explore the ruins of the Greek temples of Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta. They come to be overwhelmed by the ...  

Calabria


Ennio Calabria exhibition in Rome

Wanted in RomeWanted in Rome - Nov 27, 2018
20 Nov-27 Jan. A retrospective dedicated to the Italian painter Ennio Calabria, six decades since he first exhibited in Rome in 1958, is being held at Palazzo Cipolla on Via del Corso. The exhibition spans 60 years of Calabria's career and includes 80 ...  

Apennines


Apennines Discovery”, presentato il progetto

AbruzzonewsAbruzzonews - Nov 16, 2018
E' lo scopo del progetto “Apennines Discovery”, promosso dalla fondazione Aristide Merloni e dalla fondazione Vodafone Italia in favore delle regioni del Centro Italia colpite dagli eventi sismici degli ultimi anni, presentato in anteprima ieri a Milano.  

Amalfi Coast


10 Must-See Places on Italy's Alluring Amalfi Coast

TravelPulseTravelPulse - Nov 28, 2018
Others not so brave can book tours or take local buses that transport visitors between Amalfi Coast towns. Though the region includes 14 municipalities each with their own special magic, it's difficult to visit them all one trip. But, there are some ...  

Antigua


Catalonia


Costa Brava


Winter sun holidays are cheaper this year – and here are the top 10 destinations

PrimaPrima - Nov 29, 2018
Mainland Spain. 3. Algarve. 4. Hurghada, Egypt. 5. Malta. 6. Turkey. 7. Cyprus. 8. Morocco. 9. Balearic Islands. 10. Cape Verde. Destinations that are cheaper than last year: 1. Dalaman, Turkey. 2. Costa Brava, Spain. 3. Marsa Alam, Egypt. 4. Larnaca ...  

Costa Del Sol


Palladium Hotel Costa Del Sol to Open July 2019 in Spain

Hotel News Resource (press release)Hotel News Resource (press release) - Nov 26, 2018
Palladium Hotel Group continues to expand with the announcement of Palladium Hotel Costa del Sol; a new property in Spain that will open its doors in July 2019. After an extensive renovation project, the building will become a four-star establishment ...  

Costa Blanca


Costa Blanca South November 29 – 5 December 2018 Issue 1743

Euro Weekly NewsEuro Weekly News - Nov 29, 2018
Costa Blanca South November 29 – 5 December 2018 Issue 1743. By. Euro Weekly News. -. 29 November 2018 @ 10:56. 0 · Read on issuu. Previous articleCosta Blanca North November 29 – 5 December 2018 Issue 1743. Next articleCosta del Sol ...  

Costa Verde


Corpo é encontrado em matagal com marca de tiro em Angra dos Reis

G1G1 - Dec 6, 2018
O corpo de um homem foi encontrado com marcas de tiro em um matagal em Angra dos Reis, na Costa Verde do Rio. De acordo com a Polícia Militar, o crime aconteceu na noite de quarta-feira (5) na Rua Antoun Affif, no bairro Nova Angra. Ainda segundo ...  

Basque Country


Playing pelota in the Basque country with CVN

Coastal View NewsCoastal View News - Nov 8, 2018
Marilyn Jenkins and Gerald Lubeck recently completed a 10-day trip through Spain. They stayed in Barcelona, Terragona, and San Sebastian, part of Basque country. The highlight of their trip was a private tour through the French Basque countryside.  

Andalusia


Christmas parades begin Thursday

Andalusia Star-NewsAndalusia Star-News - Nov 27, 2018
The annual Christmas parades begin this week, when Andalusia's parade rolls at 7 on Thursday night, Nov. 29. The theme is Classic Christmas Songs. Parade line-up is at Andalusia High School. The parade route starts at the First Baptist Church on East ...  

Alicante


Central Market Building

Atlas ObscuraAtlas Obscura - Nov 28, 2018
The central indoor market building in Alicante is a fantastic landmark in its own right. It has an eclectic design, and is ornamented in the style known as Valencian Modernism. It would not look out of place as part of a Ghostbusters film set.  

Rhine Valley


The best European river cruises to book for 2019

woman&homewoman&home - Nov 28, 2018
Departing from Cologne, riverboats head south towards Switzerland to take in the bucolic Rhine valley. Read more: 11 things I learned going on 1,100 cruises. You'll cruise through the forested Seven Mountains area, which once inspired the Brothers ...  

Ruhr


Black Forest


Black Forest's holiday alpaca extravaganza features a newborn cria and fleecy gifts
Colorado Springs Gazette - Nov 18, 2018

Dave Dalgleish cards alpaca wool sheared from his alpacas at Raisin Bred Alpacas. Dalgleish was participating in the Alpaca Extravaganza at the Black Forest Community Club on Sunday, November 18, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette).  

Canary Islands


Massive waves destroy seafront balconies in the Canary Islands (VIDEO)

Daily HiveDaily Hive - Nov 20, 2018
Planning a vacay to the Canary Islands? You may want to rethink that oceanfront booking. The tropical island of Tenerife was hit with some gigantic waves measuring up to 12 metres (40 feet). They were so forceful that balconies on nearby seaside ...  

Maldives


World's First Underwater Hotel Residence Opens in Maldives

FOX40FOX40 - Nov 24, 2018
More than just a room or a suite (this is the Maldives, after all, so luxury is the name of the game), the two-story villa is set more than 16 feet below the Indian Ocean. Its name is “Muraka,” which means “coral” in the Maldives' local language ...  

Dolomites


Simon Gietl makes free solo of Lacedelli Cima Scotoni, Dolomites

PlanetmountainPlanetmountain - Nov 28, 2018
This is a classic outing in the Dolomites, established in 1952 by the young Cortina Scoiattoli Lino Lacedelli, Luigi Ghedina and Guido Lorenzi and now soloed by the 34-year-old mountaineer from South Tyrol. Needless to say, this is an important ...  

Balkan


Jura Mountains


Jura Mountains ski holidays easy with new Ryanair flights

FranceToday.comFranceToday.com - Nov 27, 2018
The Jura Mountains, the French region which is home to popular ski resorts such as Les Rousses and Métabief, are now easily accessible this winter thanks to new Ryanair flights from London Stansted to Dole, Jura. The region on the French-Swiss border ...  

Andes Mountains


Wavelike roof imitates Andes mountains at cheese warehouse in Ecuador

DezeenDezeen - Nov 6, 2018
An Ecuadorian cheese factory's warehouses and offices are housed under the undulating gabled roofline that tops this building, by local firm Estudio Felipe Escudero. Little Roofs is an industrial storage unit and office complex for La Holanda Cheeses, ...  

Patagonia


Patagonia moving to M Street

PoPville (blog)PoPville (blog) - Nov 27, 2018
“Housed in an old factory that once produced industrial-size scales, our store carries a nice assortment of quality Patagonia clothing and gear for outdoor sports, travel and everyday living. A center for environmental activism, we hold regular events ...  

Caucasus


The Caucasus: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

Carnegie EuropeCarnegie Europe - Nov 30, 2018
This new edition of The Caucasus is a thorough update of an essential guide that has in-troduced thousands of readers to a complex region. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the breakaway territories that have tried to split away from them constitute one ...  

Himalaya


New awakenings in the trans-Himalaya

Down To Earth Magazine (blog)Down To Earth Magazine (blog) - Nov 28, 2018
With threats to common properties multiplying and people's traditional access to living systems being denied, the Forest Rights Act is making its way into the lives of people in the trans-Himalayan valley of Spiti ...  

Australian Outback


Lost woman survives 6 days in scorching Australian Outback with wiper water, urine
INQUIRER.net - Nov 23, 2018

An Australian woman had the misfortune of getting stuck in the middle of nowhere in the scorching Outback, but survived nonetheless with her meager supplies, some windshield wiper water, and pee. Brooke Philips, a 40-year-old mother and Mount Gambier ...  

Scottish Highlands


Win a gastronomic break in the Scottish Highlands, at the Airds Hotel & Restaurant

The TimesThe Times - Dec 2, 2018
The prize. The winner and a guest will stay for three nights, half-board, at the Airds Hotel & Restaurant, a pocket-sized luxury retreat on the west coast of Scotland, near Oban. Built as a ferry inn in the 18th century, the Relais & Châteaux hotel has ...  

High Atlas


Wander women: a female‑led trek through Morocco's High Atlas

The TimesThe Times - Nov 25, 2018
An expedition just for women in the Moroccan mountains promises to empower locals and visitors alike. Is it a chance to bond — or just a gimmick? AITO Young Travel Writer of the Year, Alicia Burrell, pulls on her walking boots. Follow the red brick ...  

 
 
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