When fire tore through Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris, centuries of history that had survived revolution, two world wars, and natural disasters was swept from existence. It was a reminder that our most precious constructions can vanish before our eyes. Here is a look at 11 of the world's most majestic cathedrals and why you shouldn't wait to see them.
As another Halloween season approaches, countless kids and those young at heart are busy working on their costumes. Goblins, ghouls, and a great many superheroes will take to neighborhood streets eager for sugary treats. Halloween is a chance to pull out all the stops and decorate your home as an elaborately frightful abode. This got us thinking about those naturally scary places. Destinations where the thrill of adrenaline-packed excitement or maybe the appearance of seemingly other-worldly environments invoke a spine-tingling sensation. We searched around the world and come up with a list of places that in one way or another qualify as downright scary destinations. From death-defying hiking trails to creepy castles, these are the best scary travel adventures to have this Halloween.
Calanques National Park, established in 2012, is one of France's youngest national parks. Famous for the rugged Massif des Calanques, which runs between Marseille to Cassis, the park is the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor activities such as hiking, diving, and kayaking.
Designing, planning, and building the structures we inhabit is the job of architects the world over. Marrying form and function, they seek to balance complex and often contradictory imperatives. Styles range the gamut from subdued to ostentatious. In seeking to highlight amazing architectural treasures from around the world, we looked far and wide to showcase a diverse range. Spanning nearly every continent, these represent among the finest buildings and landmarks on offer. These are 10 amazing architectural landmarks from around the world.
The heart of European wall art is to be found in its "fresco capitals," Lyon and Berlin. Frescoes were first produced in Lyon in 1978, and now number over 250 works; initially they were intended simply to brighten the place up, but now they have become a part of the city's culture. This album introduces the best-known fresco sites in Lyon.
This album introduces the northern part of Nice that is known as "France's pure land" - Mercantour National Park. It also introduces 3 scenic routes from Nice: "The most scenic drive" - The Grand Corniche; The “most scenic bus route” - Grand inferieure and the “Train des Pignes” that runs through mountains and along the sea.
France is not only the founding place of luxury brands such as LV, Chanel, and Dior, but also of fashionable luxury-lite brands. In Paris, the fashion capital, you can start with acquiring a few easy-to-wear and affordable luxury goods to enjoy the "luxury fashion-lite; new fashion" lifestyle.
The Lyon neighborhood is very distinctive. For example, the Red Cross neighborhood, once a textile workshop, is now a gathering place for young designers; the old town block still retains the pure French hutong style; and the confluence area is full of post-modern architecture and art. Emerging creative park.
Paris has a rich literary atmosphere, apart from the old bookstall on the bank of River Seine, coffeehouse culture on the left bank, and Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, you can go to the right bank to experience the street art of Montmartre, and appreciate an old movie in the most artistic district, the "Place Saint-Michel".
There are duty-free outlet stores in cities across Europe, and the capital of fashion, Paris, is no exception. These are the ones I personally recommend in and around Paris-- don't forget to do your homework before you go!
A lot of famous people call Paris their home. When you visit here not only can you visit the homes of Hugo, Balzac and Van Gogh, you can also visit some of their homes. Pere Lachaise cemetery is most famous. Balzac, Wilde and Chopin were all buried here.
Veganism, for a significant section of society, is believed as a mechanism to avoid the exploitation of animals for any purpose. Be it for food, clothing, or any other purpose. Not only the people practicing veganism avoid any animal food, for instance, meat, eggs, etcetera, but also discourage the use of animal-derived products such as milk products. It is sometimes difficult to follow the practice of veganism, especially in a European country where one can commonly encounter derived animal products in the daily food habit. On a similar note, there is even some initial trouble for a visitor to locate a Paris restaurant serving good food for Vegetarians and Vegans. The good vegan food must, of course, have the ingredients that have not only taste and health but also catchy to address the greatest number.
This album introduces some special themed transport routes in France, such as the panoramic cable car under Mont Blanc, the Red Mountain Train with access to France's largest glacial cave, and the Route des Vins d'Alsace and Train des Pignes in the Alpine Vineyards and Cote D 'azur
France, the quintessential travel destination. European old world charm. Rolling hills with vineyards stretching to the horizon. Quaint cafes tucked away in Parisian back alleys. Whether you love culture and history, natural scenery, seaside luxury, or just some heart-stopping mountain thrills, France has it all and more. Come along as we explore this great country. From the port cities on the English Channel to the storied towns on the French Riviera, we will highlight some must-see attractions and recommend ways to best enjoy the wonders on offer across the land.
As the undisputed granddaddy of theme parks, Disneyland Resort has been leading the way since 1955, inviting visitors to spend the day in the ultimate land of make-believe. What's the spotlights you cannot miss in these Disneyland parks?