Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:33 — Emma-Louise
You might have wondered where, why and what were people thinking when smoking came about! Through each continent, each culture had it's own unique plants and reasons for smoking. Le musée du Fumeur (Smoking Museum) in Paris observes and studies the change in behaviors towards smoking.
Fri, 31/08/2012 - 12:06 — Emma-Louise
The Habsburg rule has left an important legacy in Budapest from the perspective of cafes, restaurants and tea rooms. Many restaurants are in cellars or on boats docked on the river which are popular with tourists. Among the many institutions of Budapest offering meals or refreshment, here are some of the best known of the city!
Thu, 30/08/2012 - 13:16 — Emma-Louise
Budapest bridges reflect the architecture of the city, including suspension bridges such as Chain bridge or the Elizabeth Bridge, arched bridges of metal, trusses and masonry bridges. Built and rebuilt over the years, the history of the city has helped to give its charm. Here are some of the best bridges in Budapest.
Wed, 29/08/2012 - 10:15 — Emma-Louise
If you spend longer than a weekend or if it's your second time in Budapest and have already visited the Top 5 sights of the city, these five attractions are well worth the visit. Get into local life and join everyone down at the central market, spend an evening at the opera or go to the Royal Palace to see the Fountain of King Matthias.
Tue, 28/08/2012 - 10:40 — Emma-Louise
The capital city of Hungary, Budapest is crossed by the Danube river, the second longest in Europe after the river Volga in Russia. On the right bank of the river, it was named "Buda" and on the left bank was named "Pest", hence "Budapest". The city has grown in recent years and is worth a visit to discover it's exciting attractions.
Mon, 27/08/2012 - 10:22 — Emma-Louise
See the 35th edition of Wereldhavendagen (World Port Days) in Rotterdam which will take place from Friday 7th - Sunday 9th. Each year in September, the city celebrates one of Europe's biggest ports and gives you the opportunity to discover the backstage of the port and the many different ships, containers and boats that pass through on a daily basis.
Thu, 23/08/2012 - 12:52 — Emma-Louise
Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, the most beautiful village in France of 2012. This medieval village full of character, located just 30km from Cahors in the picturesque province of "Lot", has been elected the most beautiful village in France. Selected based on its natural and architectural heritage as well as its art of eating and living well.
Wed, 22/08/2012 - 11:03 — Emma-Louise
Paris at night offers some of the best cabarets in the World, renowned for the bright and lively performances, we present you five that are the hallmark of the city. Some you would have already heard of, including one of the most famous cabarets in the World, Moulin Rouge!
Tue, 21/08/2012 - 11:09 — Emma-Louise
Probably not what you have in mind when thinking of a romantic visit to Paris, but today we are showing you something different. The "Sewer Museum" surprisingly welcomes nearly 95,000 visitors a year! You may feel the need for a clothes peg on your nose as they are working sewers. And probably best before you have lunch!
Nevertheless it is interesting and certainly a different way to see the city attractions. The first sewer vaulted masonry when the city was built, rue Montmartre, from the mid 14th century. Gradually the network grew but in the early 19th century, with the arrival of engineer "Eugène Haussmann" the sewer system was modernized to its current form, which consists of a double network of water distribution.
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 11:13 — Emma-Louise
If this is the year you have decided to go skiing for the first time and you're wondering what is the best ski resort for beginners in the French Alps, you have come to the right place. To get away from the busy Chamonix valley to where the slopes are quieter and less nerving, these 4 locations are perfect for you!