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FRANCE / 12.05.2016

French call it l'Ile de Beauté - the Island of Beauty -, and when you visit Corsica it doesn't take long to understand why.I can't even recall how many times I've been to this very special island, discovering it by boat (something I highly recommend, since there are magnificent stretches of the coastline that can't...

FRANCE / 12.06.2014

A narrow gorge carved by the creek, rocks sculpted by the wind and the pine trees towering like silent guardians: the Restonica Valley is simply spectacular.With its dramatic beauty, the Restonica Valley is a must-see in Corsica. Stretching for about 15 km from the pretty city of Corte, the Restonica Valley is one of the most...

FRANCE / 17.12.2013

Once home to the fruits and vegetables wholesale market, Marseille Cours Julien has become a hipster neighbourhood with trendy café, restaurants, shops and colorful street art and graffiti covering most of the facades.Vibrant and colorful, Marseille Cours Julien is a must-see for street art lovers Perched up on a hill, Cours Julien and the nearby streets...

FRANCE / 09.12.2013

I would probably have never visited Aurel, one of the many villages perched on the hills of Provence, if I hadn't  overnighted.The view on the surrounding hills is lovely and the hamlet is perfectly positioned for a drive across the purple lavender fields, to visit a lavender farm and to do some 'village-hopping', starting from...

FRANCE / 13.09.2013

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FRANCE / 02.09.2013

Don't you find that cities by the sea, a lake or a river have a special touch?[pullquote]No matter if it's touristy. A stroll along Marseille Vieux Port is delightful[/pullquote] I reckon this is one of the (many) reasons why I enjoyed Marseille so much. Certainly the beautiful weather and the deep blue sky played a relevant...