Hotel Château De Razay (France)
From mountain Annecy, our path lay in the heart of France - the Loire Valley. We left, as usual, early in the morning and were already settled in the hotel…

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Corsica: the birthplace of Bonaparte and cheeses
Corsica, the island of beauty, as the French call it, can rightly be brought into the pantheon of the seven wonders of the world. Stormy water streams with multicolored pebbles,…

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The Louvre
No museum in the world can compare in popularity with the Louvre, which is visited annually by about 10 million people. First of all, visitors seek to see the mysterious…

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Bougival Should Turgenev’s house be near Paris?

And I went to Bougival. It was there that last summer I met Alexander Zvigilsky, who heads the “Association of Friends of Ivan Turgenev, Pauline Viardot and Maria Malibran”. (In parentheses, Maria Felicia Malibran, sister of Pauline Viardot, was a legendary singer, a woman of unprecedented beauty and talent, who died tragically in her heyday: she fell off her horse and died to death.) Continue reading

Bougival Should Turgenev's house be near Paris?
And I went to Bougival. It was there that last summer I met Alexander Zvigilsky, who heads the "Association of Friends of Ivan Turgenev, Pauline Viardot and Maria Malibran". (In…

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How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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Who does not risk, he does not drink a proveno
When they say "the south of France", usually the imagination rests on the Cote d'Azur. Of course, each of the towns of the French Riviera, sunk at least 300 days…

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Place de la Concorde in Paris
Place de la Concorde is called the heart of Paris for a reason. It is located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris in France in a picturesque location next to…

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