Five tours to do from Marrakech

Marrakech has long been the main tourist entry point to Morocco. After the visit of the city which requires at least two full days, several options are possible for those who want to see other facets of the country and have a vehicle more than about 10 to 15 days for a good ride. In broad outline … Those in search of nature and large spaces of mountain or desert will leave in direction of Ouarzazate with stop at the inescapable ksar of Aït Ben Haddou. From Ouarzazate, you can choose between the Valley of the Roses, the Dades Gorge, … Read more

The Sacré-Coeur finally classified as a historical monument

Even if it is one of the most emblematic places of Paris and one of the most visited of the capital, the Sacré-Coeur has never been classified as a historical monument until now. This should change soon since the Council of Paris has just given its approval to the procedure, before perhaps one day the site will also be registered with UNESCO. The Sacré-Coeur is this magnificent basilica built on the hill Montmartre, in the 18th district of Paris, just after the war of 1870 and the Commune. Perceived as both a political and cultural monument, built after a national … Read more

These things you may not know about the world’s flags

flags on green grass field near brown concrete building during daytime

Flags are everywhere and for everything. Countries, regions, cities, international bodies, various organizations, political and societal movements and many other things for which it has sometimes become a commercial emblem or a claim symbol. For all tastes and in all fields… Without making the tour of all the flags or all that has a flag, here are some things that you do not necessarily know about the flags of the countries of the world. When were the first flags created? According to historians, the first cloth flags similar to the present ones would have appeared in China about two millennia … Read more

Twelve easily accessible places to visit around London

If for many people the discovery of England is limited to a trip to London, the region of the capital has many other places of interest. Whether it’s cities like Oxford or Cambridge, to mention only the most famous, or nature spots allowing to escape from the London atmosphere for a while… What to do, visit and where to go on a trip around the city of London? Within a radius of a hundred kilometers around London… BeaconsfieldIt is in this town west of London that you can visit the oldest miniature park in the world: Bekonscot. The place is … Read more

Where to go on a trip in November? 5 ideas of destinations close by and still pleasant

Temperatures are pleasant and airfare and hotel prices are generally lower than in high season. Here are our favorite travel destinations to go in November. Where to go in November to get some sun? In Europe, it is mainly the destinations of the south of the Mediterranean basin that will still offer you a reasonable amount of sunshine: Crete, Andalusia, Sicily, Malta are all destinations to study. Outside Europe, November is mainly the beginning of a very pleasant season to discover Asia and especially South-East Asia: Thailand, Vietnam or Cambodia are at their best in November: not too hot, not … Read more

Laos trip in video

Although close to destinations like Vietnam or Thailand, Laos is very different from them. The country is indeed less crowded and the people more “relaxed” and smiling. In short, according to the widely accepted concept, the place is “more authentic”! This is the reason why Laos is still (a little) off the beaten track, with sometimes limited or “rustic” infrastructures and transports, and that it is not always very easy to travel there if you have little experience in the matter. Departure for this country of the end of the world… About the video:This video is from the program Beautiful … Read more

Twelve places to visit around Lisbon

Beyond the tourist wealth of the Portuguese capital, the Lisbon region also has a beautiful historical and cultural heritage to discover in several small towns. In addition, the coastline and the beaches are much less crowded than on the southern coast of the country.So, why not take advantage of this and plan many excursions during your trip to Lisbon…? What to do, where to go and what to visit around the city of Lisbon ? Within a radius of a hundred kilometers around the city… AlmadaAfter crossing the 25th of April Bridge, recognizable by its Golden Gate Bridge look, you … Read more

Vercors, Chartreuse, Écrins, Vanoise, a paradise for hikers

Where are these four natural parks in the Alps and what to do ? The ChartreuseBetween Isère and Savoie, here is one of the great and beautiful parks of the Alps. You can practice hiking, canyoning, caving and skiing. The EcrinsStraddling the Hautes-Alpes and the Isère, this superb natural site has many high peaks and glaciers. It shelters populations of chamois, ibex and occasionally wolves. Logically, we practice skiing, mountaineering and hiking. The VanoiseBordering Italy, this national park offers beautiful mountain scenery, hiking opportunities and several ski resorts. The VercorsOn the Drôme and the Isère, the Vercors massif is a … Read more

What is the “Pacific Northwest”, this other world?

What is the Pacific Northwest? The Pacific Northwestwhich can be translated into French as Pacific Northweste, is the name given to this region in the northwest of the American continent, facing the Atlantic Ocean. Where is the “Pacific Northwest”? More precisely the Pacific Northwest runs from northern California to southern Alaska, including a large portion of the Canadian province of British Columbia and a small part of the Yukon. Which American states make up this part of the United States? Generally speaking, especially in terms of tourism, it is considered that in the United States the Pacific Northwest concerns Idaho, … Read more

which island to choose for your vacations ?

You have decided to go on vacation in the Mediterranean, rather on a large island of its eastern facade. Crystal clear waters, idleness, sun, history, culture and change of scenery. And as is often the case, there are two destinations that seem to stand out from the crowd and on which to hesitate. The Republic of Cyprus (south) or Crete, so what to choose? For a nature and adventure trip Crete The sea, the mountains and especially beautiful gorges like those of Samaria, which are for many among the most remarkable in Europe, are on the program of Crete. The … Read more