Archive for the ‘France’ Category
Gay tourism has always been an important part for France to include in their travel and tourism promotions. Now there are more reasons for the French travel and tourism Industry to celebrate,Â After impassioned national debate, French lawmakers announced Tuesday that the country will become the 14th in the world to pass a law allowing same-sex [...]
Story & Photo By Ted Macauley, eTN | Nov 20, 2012 France has one of the world’s oldest populations and many of its citizens have held world records for surpassing the centennial mark. In fact Jeanne Louise Calmet was documented as having the longest confirmed human lifespan in history, living a prodigious 122 years.
Cosy Colmar The term â€śGemĂĽtlichâ€ť is specific to the German language and its dialects – such as Alsatian – but evenÂ if you donâ€™t exactly know its meaning you will clearly recognise what the translators have agreed uponÂ after a visit to Colmar: â€śit connotes, much more than cosiness, the notion of belonging, socialÂ acceptance, cheerfulness, the absence [...]
A New Exhibition at the Museum of Saint-Tropez, France, Includes Daumier and Giacometti – 7 July – 8 October 2012
From the 7 July to 8 October 2012, lâ€™Annonciade, musĂ©e de Saint-Tropez will present anÂ exhibition entitled Â« From Daumier to Giacometti, the sculpture of painters, 1850-1950. Â»Â The adventure of sculpture in the 20th century: many painters, at some point in their lives,Â devoted consideration to a discipline that was not their primary means of expression.
New York (February, 2012)â€”When armchair travelers dream of a visit to The City of Light, the Cole Porter classic songâ€™s â€śApril in Parisâ€ť lyrics remind listeners it can be the perfect time to get ahead of the summer crowds and explore fabled sights from The Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame. While those are iconic treasures, [...]
16 October 2011 – 19 February 2012 This exhibition is part of a major “Euro-regional” programme run by the Nord- Pas de Calais Association of Museum Curators, entitled “Dessiner-Tracer” (Draw-Trace), which brings together 28 museums around the theme of drawing, amongst which the institutions of Picardie and Belgium.
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Unique in Europe and deeply rooted in its history, this new museum, which has been endorsed as a MusĂ©e de France, will display more 650 pieces in an exhibition space covering 900m2 in a resolutely modern setting designed by Ducks ScĂ©no and the Agence Wilmotte. The latter is also responsible for the landscaping of the [...]
Europe and its Spirits or a fascination for the occult, 1750 – 1950 at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Strasbourg , France, October 8th 2011 – February 12th 2012
â€śEurope and its spirits, or a fascination for the occult, 1750-1950â€ť is a multidisciplinary exhibition that explores the influence the occult had for artists, scholars and scientists across Europe, throughout the major periods of modernity. This exhibit has been organized into three chapters which respectively focus on :
Former Americans Share the Experience of Retiring to France with an Insightful New Book by Anne-Marie Simons
Anne-Marie Simons worked for more than 30 years in the United States, mostly in the Washington DC area. In 1997, her husband had an opportunity to take early retirement from a career in international development banking and they decided to go in search of the ideal place to retire. Theyâ€™d long enjoyed traveling in France [...]