Carribean

Ultimate Guide To Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas

Posted January 28, 2013 by Len Rapoport

Article and Photos by: Len & Gladys Rapoport This is the  Ultimate Guide to the Independence of the Seas. At the bottom of each are the links to the other pages.  Scroll down to see them. My wife and I have traveled to many countries and every continent over the past 50 years.  We have […]

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Tasting 3000 Burgundy Wines at the Fête des Grand Vins 2012
Dining

Burgundy – People with a Passion for Wine

Posted April 11, 2016 by Rudi Goldman

An extraordinary story about people who are passionate about wine. This “not to be missed” video gives wine lovers, food and travel buffs an intimate peek into the people and happenings during the oldest and most traditional of the Burgundy wine celebrations, Les Trois Glorieuses.

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Europe

Chez Bruno – The Art Of Truffles

Posted July 30, 2014 by Rudi Goldman

This article/movie is about Chez Bruno, a Michelin one-star truffle specialist restaurant located just outside of Lorgues, Provence, France. Restaurant Chez Bruno holds the record for serving the largest amount of truffles per year in the world, 4000 kilos (4 tons) to its 36,000 yearly guests.

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Europe

Escape to another Century: Centovalli, Switzerland

Posted February 13, 2012 by IMPress Archives

Situated at the base of the Simplon Pass in the Swiss Canton of Valais is the small town of Brig which dates back to the Bronze Age. Here is the perfect departure point for many adventures around alpine Switzerland as well as into Italy. My Bernoise friend arrived about the same time as my train […]

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Europe

36th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex already history

Posted February 2, 2014 by pressrelease

The 36th International Balloon Festival took place from January 25 through February 2nd, 2014. It came to an end on an immaculate white day, due to snowfall. More than 18,000 delighted spectators attended the Festival this year in a friendly ambiance, with good weather during the week. The Festival’s organizers are satisfied, in spite of unreliable weather that thwarted the weekend programs.

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Europe

34th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex

Posted February 9, 2012 by Dominique Schreckling

This year’s edition of the International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex marked the return of the David Niven Cup. On February 10, 1979, the famous “Around the World in 80 Days” actor, David Niven, launched the first edition of the festival and endowed the long-distance flight competition with a trophy.

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Artist

Caprices Festival

Posted April 13, 2014 by IMPress Archives

our cette 11ème édition du Caprices Festival de Crans Montana, La célèbre station de sport d’hiver reçoit une scène musicale riche et variée : Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Ziggy Marley, Grand Corps Malade, IAM et bien d’autres… Dès 20h le Moon, la scène principale du festival, conçue pour offrir une acoustique qualitative, ouvre ses portes aux quelques […]

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Europe

Photographing Northern Italy – Tips and Techniques

Posted February 11, 2013 by John Soule

  Traveling in Europe can be very exciting for the tourist but can also pose a challenge for the photographer – especially Northern Italy. There has been much written for those who travel throughout Europe, including things-to-do at the various ‘tourist’ locations. The purpose of this brief article is to supplement this information and to provide guidance, plus a […]

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Animals & Pets

VAUTOUR FAUVE

Posted April 18, 2014 by IMPress Archives

Le mois d’avril est la période de couvaison pour les vautours fauves. 350 couples nichent dans les falaises des gorges du Tarne et de la Jonte prêt de Millau dans le parc naturelle des Cévennes en France. Vers la fin des années 1940 les vautours fauves disparaissent du ciel de France, décimé par l’empoisonnement des […]

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