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Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

1- For the cultural melting pot Taiwan lies in the western Pacific, 100 miles from China's southeast coast. Despite its modest size, this small territory concentrates all the charm of the Far East. The Chinese culture is mixed with various other influences, Japanese and Western in particular, ...

13
Mar
2019

Sleeping in a lighthouse: an unusual accommodation that is on the rise

n program to transform a dozen French lighthouses into heritage lodging. In total, the Conservatoire du littoral plans to renovate no less than 19 coastal sites that are not only lighthouses, but also fortifications or other emblematic monuments. For whom? Sleeping in a lighthouse is the new ...

27
Apr
2022

Environment: not everything is allowed on the beach

the Environmental Code, the use of beaches is free and unrestricted. However, collecting sand, pebbles or shells as holiday souvenirs weakens the coastline. That is why this practice is framed by law. According to Article L 321-8 of the Environmental Code, 'material extractions are limited or ...

19
Aug
2021

The Aubrac Train: a journey between the Massif Central and the Mediterranean

rs between Béziers and Clermont-Ferrand. But this Intercity train offers a picturesque and economical alternative to the TGV to get to the Mediterranean coast. An extraordinary journey Taking the Train de l'Aubrac is not at all like an ordinary, fast TGV trip. Quite the contrary, this train tha ...

09
Mar
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

eir exploration with the famous Castle of Tintagel. This castle was built in the 12th century in a strategic location on a promontory on the steep coast of the north of the county. Today only ruins remain, but an exhibition allows visitors to see some of the artifacts that have been unearthed in ...

23
June
2022

5 things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

1- Visit a manade Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer would not be what it is without their manades, that is, their bull and horse farms. Throughout the year, many manades open their doors to visitors and offer a variety of activities. You will be able to discover how a manade works and admire the ...

07
Nov
2018

Getaria in the Spanish Basque Country: 5 must-sees

a) to the stairs that lead to the port. Here you can admire an image of Piety which dates from the 16th century. 4- The port of Getaria Like many coastal towns in the Basque Country, Getaria was once a fishing and whaling village. This town in the Spanish Basque Country can also boast ...

10
June
2021

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: 5 good reasons to visit this village in Normandy

2019 during the eponymous show broadcast on France 3, it is undoubtedly also for its picturesque fishing port. This port, nestled on the Cotentin coast, is well sheltered from the west winds by a long jetty. The third largest port in the Channel, it combines the activities of pleasure port an ...

18
June
2021

Thomas Pesquet's return: what is the earth sickness that astronauts suffer from?

n, but it takes a few days before they can run again. The unpleasant symptoms of earth sickness In the first few hours after his ditching off the coast of Florida, Thomas Pesquet experienced, for the second time, earth sickness. Fortunately for him, doctors have observed that when an astronau ...

09
Nov
2021

Cold snap in France: what causes the phenomenon?

t! At the beginning of next week, the cold will arrive in France. The drop in temperatures will first be seen on Sunday 21 November on the Channel coast and north of the Loire. This cold snap will then descend rapidly southwards on Sunday evening and Monday 22 November. What are the causes ...

19
Nov
2021

The Bahamas: 5 unusual things to do there

deal destination for a romantic getaway, this island will make you fall under the spell of its wild and unspoiled beauty. With more than 300 km of coastline, it has magnificent white sand beaches, with a quiet bay on one side of the island and the waves of the Atlantic Ocean on the other. ...

26
Jan
2022

Tourism: 5 trendy destinations in 2022 according to TripAdvisor

the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands which tops this top 5. This dreamy island is located in the Mediterranean, southeast of the Spanish coast. A perfect destination for beach lovers, this island also offers other landscapes for all tastes: spectacular mountains, fishing villages and ...

01
Feb
2022

Mandelieu: a romantic destination for Valentine's Day

d to the history of its owners: the American squires Henry and Marie Clews. It was in 1919 that this couple decided to settle on the Mediterranean coast and discovered the then partially ruined Château de La Napoule. View this post on Instagram A publication shared by Mande ...

08
Feb
2022

Clohars-Carnoët: first Breton town to obtain the European City of Sport label

are women. In the commune, 45% of the population is a member of a sports association, not counting school associations. This commune on the Breton coast also has a setting that is conducive to outdoor sports as it is home to 660 hectares of woods, 100 km of trails and three Blue Flag labeled b ...

29
Mar
2022