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Foodie Love: a romantic series on Arte

A series full of greed As the title suggests, the Spanish TV series Foodie Love offers a tasty mix of romance and food. Beware, if you've made a good resolution to go on a diet at the beginning of the year, this drama might make you hungry! In Barcelona, two thirty-somethings meet around their c ...

13
Jan
2022

Madrid: monuments and places to see

lip II, the Iberian city was enriched with numerous monuments during the reign of the Habsburgs and then the Bourbons. From this glorious past the Spanish capital has kept an exceptional heritage that requires several days of visit. We propose you below an outline of the attractions of the city. ...

23
Feb
2009

The commedia dell'arte: origins and characters

about science. He is a satire of the pedantic scholars of the 17th century. - the Capitan is a blustering, boastful, and conceited soldier. Often of Spanish origin, he wears a uniform (a multi-colored striped suit with gold buttons, a feathered hat and a large sword) - the zannis or valets, decei ...

23
Feb
2011

Machu Picchu: the famous Inca citadel

lear what the function of this famous site was. Fortress, sacred city or simple agricultural city? The mystery remains. For several centuries, the Spanish conquistadores based in Cuzco ignored the existence of this site. It was not until 1911 that Machu Picchu was rediscovered by archaeologist Hi ...

30
Nov
2011

Unusual: the fashion for dog clothes

w raincoat when it rains and a quilted coat when it starts to get cold outside, you should know that you can now offer your pooch branded clothing. Spanish brand Zara has launched a line of canine clothing for winter 2021 that's specifically designed to protect pets from the cold. These tailor ...

23
Dec
2021

Surprise your friends with these 10 Original Hams

a Ham, an ancient Chinese specialty Famous throughout China, Jinhua Ham has been around for over 1000 years. It is made using a process similar to Spanish hams, from a breed of pig unique to the Jinhua region: the black and white pig. The hind legs of the animal are salted several times for a mo ...

24
May
2022

The Backpacker's Guide

te 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 products on whic ...

30
Mar
2007

The New Orleans Carnival: origins and festivities

Louisiana was acquired by the United States in 1803. Even then, there were dances and other festivities to celebrate Mardi Gras. Once suppressed by Spanish governors, Mardi Gras celebrations were reintroduced in 1823 and legalized four years later. The tradition of a Mardi Gras night parade was ...

09
Feb
2009

The little train of Artouste: embark on a dizzying journey in the Pyrenees

ope is not in the Alps but in the Pyrenees! It criss-crosses the mountains in the Bearn region, in the heart of the Ossau Valley, not far from the Spanish border. This tourist train called petit train d'Artouste passes on the mountainside at nearly 2000m altitude on the highest track in Europe ...

08
July
2021

Tourism: 5 trendy destinations in 2022 according to TripAdvisor

nced by 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 vill ...

01
Feb
2022

Leonardo: 5 good reasons to watch the new France 2 series

h actors: Robin Renucci and Hugo Becker. It should be said that the series Leonardo is co-produced by the Italian RAI, French France Televisions and Spanish RTVE groups within the framework of the Alliance, as was the case for the series Around the World in 80 Days broadcast in late 2021 on Franc ...

07
Feb
2022

Work: understanding the 4-day week in 5 questions

nches of large corporations such as Unilever or Microsoft have tried the 4-day week with the support of their respective governments. In 2022, 200 Spanish companies are experimenting with this 32-hour work organization, thanks to financial support from the state. Pedro Sanchez's government has ...

08
Feb
2022

Valentine's Day: 3 romantic destinations in Europe

ised to learn that the city of Barcelona in Spain ranked 3rd among the most romantic destinations in Europe! Ideal for a romantic getaway under the Spanish sun, this city offers many places to visit as a couple. Don't miss the must-see attractions such as: - strolling hand in hand at Parc ...

10
Feb
2022

Yves Saint Laurent in museums: a tribute exhibition in 6 Parisian museums

that is highlighted. The Centre Pompidou pays homage to the modernity of this designer's creations. The Picasso Museum looks at the influence of the Spanish painter on YSL's work, while the Musée d'Orsay looks at the influence of Marcel Proust on his world... Of course, the Yves Saint Laurent ...

14
Mar
2022

Tourism in France: the 5 favorite villages of the French for a weekend getaway

omes to a beautiful close in this ranking of the 5 favorite villages of the French to go away for the weekend. Located just a few kilometers from the Spanish border, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a must-see stop on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela! This very touristy destination located l ...

30
Mar
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

ure to visit Pendennis Castle in Falmouth. This mighty circular fortress was built by Henry VIII in 1539 to defend the country against the threat of Spanish or French invasion. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Aerial Cornwall (@aerialcornwall) Inside the f ...

23
June
2022

David Hockney: 5 things to know about this unclassifiable artist

niques In the summer of 1960, David Hockney discovered the Picasso retrospective at the Tate Gallery and his vision of art was transformed. Of the Spanish master whom he admired and who profoundly influenced him, he said, 'Picasso could master all styles. The lesson for me is that you have to use ...

12
July
2022

The adult vacation notebook: the essential summer accessory

cience et Vie vacation book or take a tour of the world of peoples and cultures with the Géo vacation book... You can also work on your English or Spanish at the same time as you work on getting a perfect tan on the beach. And if you prefer historical anecdotes, try the Secrets d'Histoire notebo ...

26
July
2022

Iced tea with fruit: an original non-alcoholic drink

original fruit iced tea in pretty glasses or sangria cups like the photo below. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot To note: just like the famous Spanish cocktail, this drink is best enjoyed chilled by pouring fruit into the glasses and adding ice cubes if you like. Copyright: Audrey Vaut ...

03
Aug
2022