Beginning with François I’s reign, while the court generally stayed at Fontainebleau and the Louvre, the sovereign still appreciated Amboise, up to Henri II. The monarch’s stays were more rare from Henri III’s reign. The Court left the Touraine region definitively for Ile-de-France under Henri IV. From that time onwards, the Château d’Amboise was only a simple staging post for the Bourbon Kings. Continue reading
It’s easy to see why Trinidad has been called “the museum city of Cuba.” The meticulously preserved town offers a window into the past, from its sprawling colonial palaces and plazas to its remnants of sugar mills and slave barracks from another era. Soak up the rich Spanish colonial architecture by taking a stroll through the picturesque cobble stone streets of this very walkable city. Continue reading
Everybody will tell you, that these places where only Parisians go, are the best.
Gerard Mulot, Pâtisserie in the 6th arrondissement in Paris, is the very best pastry shop in the city. It is a bit hard to understand the way to purchase there. It is always full of customers. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a dish that’s as easy as it is romantic, look no further. Seared scallops are quick-cooking, sweet, tender, mild, and delectable. Continue reading
The Burgundy earth, anchor of the Maison Lameloise, has been the source of a certain way of life for 90 years. It is here in Chagny that a history of chefs and stars began. Since 1921, there have been three successive generations of Lameloise: Pierre, Jean and Jacques.
A former coach house inn during the 15th century, Continue reading
Cigars, Music, Mojito, beaches and so much more. Cuba is a dream land.
Of course the Cubans suffer. Of course they miss everything. Of course their salary is 10 US dolllars a month. But you know what ? Continue reading
What a delighfull place.
In the historical part of the city, this restaurant will offer you a typical south west French cuisine with Spanish accents.
La Cuisine du Marche only works with fresh products and the result is amazing. Very nice wine selection. Continue reading
The vineyards of the Rhone Valley, which forms a corridor between the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, have been producing wines for at least 2000 years Continue reading
Each country as got his own rules regarding manners and etiquette. I hear sometimes, than the French are arrogant. Let me explain that (most of the time),you are wrong if you believe so.
In every country people appreciate the others to respect their local manners. If you do not understand that, your hosts feel that you are arrogant or uneducated. Continue reading
Trianon Palace Versailles, an exceptional woodland retreat nestled on the edge of the tranquil Royal Domain. Steeped in tradition yet thoroughly contemporary, this high-design hotel features gourmet dining and an exclusive spa. Continue reading