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Marseille: Charming Le panier

08 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located on the southeast coast of France, Marseille is France’s largest city on the Mediterranean coast and largest commercial port. Le Panier is the place where the ancient Greeks first established a settlement. In the sixth century BC, it was called Massalia. Behind of the City Hall, the heart of the city’s old quarter is called “The Panier” (The […]

Gordes: Hilltop Villages of France

07 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Built on the foothills of the Monts of Vaucluse, facing the Luberon, Gordes is one of the most well-known hilltop villages in the region, and one of the most beautiful in France. Its houses and buildings of white stone root themselves into the sharp cliff of the mountain, its labyrthinth of “calades” (narrow cobblestone streets) […]

Girona: The Eiffel Bridge

07 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

The Eiffel Bridge was constructed in Girona (Catalonia) where four rivers meet. Girona is a city in the Northeast of Catalonia, Spain at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants and Güell. This incredibly beautiful city has got eleven bridges!! The most famous is the one that was constructed by Gustave Eiffel in 1876, […]

Flavours of Îles-de-la-Madeleine

06 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

À l’abri de la Tempête is a microbrewery located in Québec, Canada. (More precisely on Îles-de-la-Madeleine, a 50-mile-long archipelago of untamed beaches in the Atlantic Ocean). Like many of the world’s finest epicurean delights, the secret ingredient in the microbrews from Québec is salt. Belle Saison, Corne de Brume, Écume, and Terre Ferme (winner of the […]

Casa Milà (La Pedrera) – Barcelona

06 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera (meaning ‘The Quarry’), is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1905–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912. It is located in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Spain. It was a controversial design at the time for the bold forms of the undulating stone facade and wrought iron decoration of the […]