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Guadeloupe

| September 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Known for its lively nightlife, clear waters and stunning beaches, Guadeloupe is a group of nine islands with a population of about 400,000 and a land space of 1,628 sq kilometers. Originally the American inhabitants called the island ‘Karukera’, which signifies ‘the island of beautiful waters’. Located in the Eastern Caribbean, Guadeloupe comprises two major […]

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French Guiana

| September 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overseas destinations are eloquent and special as they spread the home culture abroad and earmark an exodus identity in terms of rich patronage and tradition that engraves in the generations to follow. French Guiana is one such overseas destination of the French which has been popular for its tranquility and exotic destinations. It is located […]

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Avignon

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Avignon, a city also known as the “City of Popes” for being inhabited largely by popes and antipopes, is a city of French commune. It is located on the south eastern side of France in the department of the Vaucluse. Avignon is the largest city and the capital of the department of Vaucluse. Avignon is […]

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Sacre-Coeur Basilica

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Things To Know On Sacré-Cœur Basilica You must be aware of the fact that Paris is one of the most renowned destinations of the world, and thus, there are many important landmarks and attractions that are visited by people round the corners of the world. Among the different important and noticeable landmarks, Sacré-Cœur Basilica is one of them. […]

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Montmartre

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Historical And Modern Significance Of Montmartre There are large numbers of people that visit Paris throughout the year from different corners of the world. In fact, there are some popular places and popular attractions that make Paris so captivating. Montmartre is one of them. This is basically a hill in Paris, which is located just on the right […]

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The Moulin Rouge

| August 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Moulin Rouge is the famous music hall in Paris which was opened for public in the year 1889. The music hall was owned by Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller and gave the hall the distinction of being the temple of music and dance. The distinction did become true in some sense as the Moulin Rouge came […]

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The Wine Road of Alsace (La route des vins d’Alsace)

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alsace enjoys a special, sheltered regional location. The hot summers, warm autumns, and dry climate make it perfect for wine growing, and the differing soils and slightly higher elevations ensure maximum sun exposure for the region’s grapes. Nearly 5,000 growers tend 15,000 hectares of land, and Alsace is the only part of France where the […]

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The Burgundy Wines

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Burgundy wines are made in the Burgundy region of eastern France which includes the slopes and valleys to the west of the Saone River. The region ranges from Auxerre (north) to Macon (south), and sometimes includes the city of Lyon if Beaujolais wines are considered as part of the Burgundy wine producing region. Near Auxerre, […]

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The Bordeaux Wines

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you plan on visiting the Bordeaux region, you’ll enjoy it all the more if you know a few facts about the wonderful wines produced there. The region produces everything from table wine, or “vin ordinaire,” to some of the most exclusive and expensive wines in the entire world. The vast majority of wine that […]

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Champagne Wine

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Champagne is the ultimate in sparkling wine and has a protected designation of origin. It comes from the region Champagne in north eastern France. The designation “Champagne” distinguishes not only the geographic boundaries, but also the varieties of grapes used. The region started out in the Middle Ages making non-sparkling wines, but it did not […]

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