background preloader


Facebook Twitter

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.

66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe. Fernando de Noronha Praia da Concei̤̣o .jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes РCroatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora.

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1)

Vanuatu. Vanuatu (English i/ˌvɑːnuːˈɑːtuː/ vah-noo-AH-too or /vænˈwɑːtuː/ van-WAH-too; Bislama IPA: [vanuaˈtu]), officially the Republic of Vanuatu (French: République de Vanuatu, Bislama: Ripablik blong Vanuatu), is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean.


The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is some 1,750 kilometres (1,090 mi) east of northern Australia, 500 kilometres (310 mi) northeast of New Caledonia, west of Fiji, and southeast of the Solomon Islands, near New Guinea. The nation's name was derived from the word vanua ("land" or "home"),[7] which occurs in several Austronesian languages,[8] and the word tu ("stand").[9] Together the two words indicated the independent status of the new country.[9] History[edit]


21 Of the Most Extraordinary Places To Visit. The World’s Six Most Beautiful Lakes. World’s Beautiful Lakes: Five-Flower Lake, China.

The World’s Six Most Beautiful Lakes

The Six Most Remote Places In Human Civilization. Most Remote Places In Human Civilization: Alert, Canada The small village of Alert lies on the tip of the Nunavut territory in Canada a mere five hundred miles below the North Pole.

The Six Most Remote Places In Human Civilization

With a year-round population of five people, Alert is one of the most treacherous and remote places in the world. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean, the temperatures in the region can reach as low as 40 degrees below zero. Because of it’s proximity to the North Pole, Alert is also susceptible to 24-hour darkness during winter and 24-hour sunlight during summer. City Oslo. 66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe.

Oahu, Hawaii

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. 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. Please, fill in both cities The original source for 1,335,000 prices 1,981 cities 202 countries 378,000 contributors Recent Prices Added Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in normal area in Rio de Janeiro costs R$ 1,800 (13 minutes ago) Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in expensive area in São Paulo costs R$ 1,000 (27 minutes ago) Lunchtime menu in the business district in Madras costs ₨500 (about 1 hour ago) Lunchtime menu in the business district in Bucharest costs 20 lei (about 1 hour ago) Utilities (heating, electricity, gas ...), monthly for 2 people in 85 m2 in Wrocław costs 460 zł (about 1 hour ago) Public transport in Brasov costs 50 lei (about 2 hours ago) What is Expatistan?

International Cost of Living Comparisons


Rick Steves Europe. Free flight comparison at Tromsø. Tromsø (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈtrʊmsø] ( listen); Northern Sami: Romsa;[2] Kven: Tromssa) is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway.


8 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Czech Republic. Design Hotels (TM) - find your luxury design hotel online. Wear sunglasses during the flight - Airplane tip. Spark Your Journey. Easter Island travel guide. Five Must See European Cities for the First Time Traveler. Airline Seating Charts - Best Airplane Seats - SeatGuru. SIW Internationale Vrijwilligersprojekten.