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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

Vienna: visit the capital of Austria

ph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, but also Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss and Gustav Mahler... Today, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra remains a world reference and the National Opera (Staatsoper) and the Volksoper offer a very developed offer ...

20
Apr
2009

Christmas decoration: 5 things to know about the Nutcracker

, allows his mouth to be lowered to place a nut inside. The lever is then simply pressed down to close the mouth and crack the nut or hazelnut. Today, even if these mechanisms are still present on some traditional figurines, their role has become more decorative than utilitarian. 3- This c ...

01
Dec
2021

Understanding the population alert system in 5 questions

d to warn citizens of imminent danger. Originally designed to deal with the air threat, this network is still managed in part by the Air Force. Today, it is also used to warn the population in case of a civil security disaster, whether this danger is of natural or technological origin. 2- ...

02
Mar
2022

Carnival of Nice

ionless spectator on the Place de la Préfecture, participated for the First time in the procession, enthroned on the 'Royal Chariot' identical to those today. Flower Battles It was in 1876, on the famous Promenade des Anglais, that the Premiere Battle of Flowers of the Nice Carnival was born. It wa ...

23
Jan
2007

The Carnival of Venice: history and traditions

l disguises were the moretta, an oval black velvet mask worn exclusively by women, and the domino, a very long coat with a hood covering the face. Today, the costumes of the eighteenth century are mixed with the most fanciful modern costumes, to the delight of visitors. ...

14
Jan
2008

The Great Wall of China: the longest construction in the world

ile they were lower and narrower in the high and steep mountains. The Great Wall in figures The length of the Great Wall of China is about 6700 km. Today, many segments, with a total length of about 1000 kilometers, are buried underground. In Chinese, it is nicknamed 'the long wall of ten thous ...

18
Aug
2008

The Seychelles: a heavenly destination

(the famous Coco de mer), the jellyfish tree, or the Seychelles Song Magpie and Seychelles Warbler (which are among the rarest birds in the world). Today, almost 50% of this territory is protected in nature reserves so that one can observe an exceptional fauna of fish, turtles and birds. Class ...

23
Sep
2008

The Statue of Liberty: the emblem of New York

the United States by France in 1886, on the occasion of the centennial of American independence and as a sign of friendship between the two nations. Today it is emblematic of New York City and the United States. The birth of this project It was the politician and historian Edouard Lefebvre de Lab ...

25
Sep
2008

The ISTS, Higher Institute of Performing Arts Techniques in Avignon

Presentation of ISTS The Institut Supérieur des Techniques du Spectacle or ISTS located in Avignon is a continuing education center for professionals in the performing arts. Created in Avignon in 1986, this institute has seen its missions extended to the whole territory and abroad. It is now un ...

01
July
2010

Petra in Jordan: a natural and architectural wonder

ne church built in the 5th century and lavishly decorated Thanks to a very advanced water distribution system, the city was a real artificial oasis. Today, the remains of these installations are still visible. To be noted: this unique monumental complex in the world has been listed as a UNESCO ...

06
Dec
2011

What to do in Milan?

dates back to the 15 th century and is now a museum. Leonardo da Vinci, Bramantino and many others participated in the embellishment of the building. Today it is considered one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. 8) Go support AC Milan. The San Siro stadium is an essential place of pilgrima ...

06
Mar
2013

Emelin Dupieux : a promising young wildlife photographer

He explains: 'Photography, I started only three years ago, precisely to extend this pleasure I had to observe the wildlife that lives around me.' Today, this young high school student devotes many of his weekends to naturalist photography, sometimes going as far as bivouacking with his father to ...

19
Oct
2021

Unusual tourism: 5 haunted places in France

ters of la Fosse Dionne have fueled legends since the dawn of time. This sacred spring, once dedicated to a Celtic deity, has unknown origins. Even today, no one knows where its difficult-to-explore underground galleries lead. This mystery inspired washerwomen to tell the legend of a ram-heade ...

20
Oct
2021

#JeudiPhoto: a creation from the Côte d'Azur

nesday to the members of his network to remind them to post a small photo the next day. And the snowball effect really took place! What is it for? Today, the hashtag #PhotoThursday is widely used on Twitter and not only by individuals. Brands, institutions, tourist offices and even celebritie ...

18
Nov
2021

Online casinos: what are the different types of slot machines?

t users, online slots account for 70% of all wins at online casinos. But not all of them are classic slots as we have described them to you above. Today, virtual slots have evolved a lot and offer players a better gaming experience. It wasn't until the 2000s that developers started to innovate ...

29
Nov
2021

Vaujany: 5 good reasons to choose this village resort

ce its opening in 1989, the resort has developed within the old village in a reasoned way, reconciling tourist activity and respect for traditions. Today, the old buildings stand alongside modern leisure facilities to offer holidaymakers a particularly rejuvenating setting. 4- A diversified a ...

22
Dec
2021

Naoshima: an island museum in Japan

to be missed, the collection of contemporary art is completed by 5 paintings from the Water Lilies series by Claude Monet. Art integrated into nature Today, Naoshima is home to many contemporary artworks and installations, mostly to be admired outside. On this open-air museum island, the works c ...

10
Jan
2022

Kaunas in Lithuania: 5 things to do there

d Aleksota funicular. These funiculars bear witness to the modernization of local infrastructure and the rapid growth of the city in the 1930s. Today, they are very popular with tourists as they provide a breathtaking view of downtown Kaunas and the Old Town. 5- Enjoy the festivities in 20 ...

19
Jan
2022

Work: understanding the 4-day week in 5 questions

he materials recycling SME Yprema had adopted the 4-day week at the time and retained this organization, even after the Aubry law on the 35 hours. Today, Yprema is one of the few companies in France that continues to apply the Robien agreements. And this has been beneficial, as it has increased i ...

08
Feb
2022