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A guide to the eateries of France. There's a vast number of eateries in France.

A guide to the eateries of France

Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide: Auberge 'Auberge' by Ludo29880. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike An auberge (inn), which may also appear as an auberge de campagne or auberge du terroir (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel and serves traditional country fare. Bar 'la fourmi' by superbez. A bar or bar américain (cocktail bar) is an establishment dedicated to elbow-bending and rarely serves food. Bistro 'P8070034' by philip_sheldrake.

A bistro (also spelled bistrot) is not clearly defined in France nowadays. Brasserie 'brasserie' by zoetnet. Unlike the vast majority of restaurants in France, brasseries – which can look very much like cafés – serve full meals, drinks and coffee from morning till 11pm or even later. Buffet A buffet (or buvette) is a kiosk, usually found at train stations and airports, selling drinks, filled baguettes and snacks. Café. Teylers Museum.


Teylers Museum

Paintings from Russia and the NetherlandsFrom February 1 to May 25 2014 Towards the end of the eighteenth century, Europe witnessed the advent of a new cultural movement, in reaction to the prevailing coolness of classicism: Romanticism. Gone was the supremacy of Reason. Romantic art gave precedence to emotions, intuition, spontaneity and imagination. With imminent shipwrecks, oaks split by the force of nature, awe-inspiring sunsets, or at times tranquil interiors and sensitive portraits, artists in all parts of Europe conveyed their emotional responses.

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Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1)



21 Of the Most Extraordinary Places To Visit. The World’s Six Most Beautiful Lakes. World’s Beautiful Lakes: Five-Flower Lake, China The pristine water of Wuhua Hai, or Five-Flower Lake, is the pride of Jiuzhaigon National Park in China.

The World’s Six Most Beautiful Lakes

The shallow lake glistens different shades of turquoise and its floor is littered with fallen ancient tree trunks. Wuhua Hai is one in the legendary 108 haizi, or multicolored lakes, in the national park that according to legend, were created after an ancient Goddess dropped a mirror that her lover had given her, smashing it into 108 pieces. The Six Most Remote Places In Human Civilization. City Oslo. 66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe.

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10 hip hostels around the world. The days when the word “hostel” made you think about travel bums cramped up in tiny bunk beds with dirty showers, are over.

10 hip hostels around the world

This is the age of the travelette, where backpacking in heels is no longer an oxymoron, and the hostels are hip and fresh. Nowadays the gap between these low budget accomodations and certain boutique hotels can be very slim, providing you with a high quality stay AND a full wallet. So, for your inspiration and budget travel plans, here are 10 of the hippest hostels in the world. 1. Ostel, Berlin (Germany) Berlin is considered on of the coolest and youngest destinations of Europe, and Berliners know how to be retrocool. . • from 15 EUR for a dorm bed • from 33 EUR for a single room • from 54 EUR for a double room. The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler. Update: Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation.

The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler

As promised, I have a listing of my top 20 favorite travel websites (in no particular order). I’m still working on my eBook “70 Vacations in 7 Months“. The project has consumed most of my time of late. If you attended the presentation with myself and Tynan, shoot me over an email (if you haven’t already) and I’ll make sure you receive a free copy upon completion. Do You Think Most People Try to Take Advantage of You? International Cost of Living Comparisons.


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Easter Island travel guide

Early settlers called the island "Te Pito O Te Henua" (Navel of The World). Officially a territory of Chile, it lies far off in the Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway to Tahiti. It is most famous for its enigmatic giant stone statues, built centuries ago, which reflect the history of the dramatic rise and fall of the most isolated Polynesian culture. Understand[edit] Five Must See European Cities for the First Time Traveler. Airline Seating Charts - Best Airplane Seats - SeatGuru. SIW Internationale Vrijwilligersprojekten.