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Glasses without borders: the association that collects your old glasses

cted by individuals and opticians have been arriving every day in Hirsingue by post from all over France. Other donations sometimes arrive by truck from Germany, Switzerland or Belgium. The volunteers of the association sort the collected glasses, write the dioptres on each lens and make parcels ...

04
Nov
2021

Christmas decoration: 5 things to know about the Nutcracker

1- This object comes from Germany The wooden figure of the Nutcracker is original to Germany. In German, it is also sometimes called a nutcracker or Nussknacker. The object is said to have been created in the Ore Mountains, a mining region in eastern Germany, very close to the border with the Cz ...

01
Dec
2021

The Backpacker's Guide

001, of the website routard.com. In 2005, Le Routard became multilingual by offering practical conversation guides for travelers in pocket format in German, English, Spanish, Italian, but also in Chinese, Croatian, Arabic, Greek, Portuguese and Russian. It has also developed hundreds of derivative ...

30
Mar
2007

Jean-Claude Mourlevat: the first French author to win the Alma Prize

Ambert in the Puy-de-Dôme in 1952, Jean-Claude Mourlevat took up the pen late in life, at the age of 40. Before starting a career as a writer, he was a German teacher then a clown, actor and director. It was the theatre that led him to writing. Now a full-time writer, he has won numerous awards ...

28
Sep
2021

Franche-Comté: 5 good reasons to visit Montbéliard in winter

1- To visit the City of Princes Today classified as a Town and Country of Art and History, Montbéliard was for four centuries a German principality. The city, nicknamed the City of Princes, has preserved an identity shaped by Protestant culture and a rich architectural heritage. In particula ...

10
Nov
2021

Féerie de Noël : a shop exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations

Christmas Fair. No matter what time of year you visit, this shop like no other will immerse you in a festive atmosphere. It was after a trip to Germany in the 1990s that the Hanauer family had the idea to open a store devoted entirely to Christmas decorations. After discovering the Christma ...

24
Nov
2021

Christmas markets: 4 European cities famous for their markets

1- Cologne The Christmas market in Cologne is one of the most famous in Germany. This city, which is the fourth largest German metropolitan area, offers a total of 7 different Christmas markets, each more enchanting than the last. The ideal way to discover these different markets and the magn ...

08
Dec
2021

Around the world in 80 days: a very successful adaptation on France 2

s novel by Jules Verne, his character Phileas Fogg will take up the crazy challenge of going around the world in 80 days... In this European cast, German actress Léonie Benesch plays Abigail Fix Fortescue, a new character who brings a feminine and even feminist touch to this adventure. 2 ...

20
Dec
2021

Düsseldorf: an arty destination

ay an unavoidable capital of electronic music. Yet it was in Düsseldorf that it all began. It was in this city in the heart of post-war industrial Germany that the mythical band Kraftwerk ('power plant') considered the founder of electro music was born in 1970. View this post on Insta ...

23
Feb
2022

Surprise your friends with these 10 Original Hams

and melt-in-the-mouth flavor it is the perfect ham for a cured meat platter while giving you an original touch to your aperitif. Mainz Ham, the other German ham Much less well known than its Black Forest "brother", the Mainz Ham is a ham that had the glory of being quoted by Rabelais in "Gargantua" ...

24
May
2022