Europe

Parade Navale 2017 – Swiss Belle Epoque Steamboats Gather on Lake Geneva

Posted May 28, 2017 by Dominique Schreckling

Review of the 2017 edition of the now traditional “Parade Navale” gathering all the Belle Epoque paddle steamboats of Lake Geneva from the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lavaux

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Exceptional Opening weekend of the 39th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex

Posted January 25, 2017 by Dominique Schreckling

Report from the exceptional opening weekend of the 39th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex, Switzerland

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Cameras

Photokina’s Star-Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless

Posted October 4, 2016 by Dominique Schreckling

Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless Medium Format Camera As a working photographer and staff member of International Press Association and IMPress Magazine, I was looking forward to this year’s Photokina and a first look at the new Fujifilm GFX 50S. Walking the floor of the show I didn’t see as many new product introductions or announcements […]

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Croatia

2016 Azamara Journey Cruise-Venice+Croatia

Posted August 4, 2016 by Len Rapoport

The Azamara Journey From Venice to Croatia We decided it was time to take a cruise on one of the Azamara ships.  The two Azamara Club ships are known as  boutique ships because of their size and elegance.  Azamara is also an upscale cruise line that began in 2007 as part of the Royal Caribbean […]

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Europe

Budapest Official City Tour

Posted May 12, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Originally published in 2008…revised and republished Our First Day The first day in Budapest was one to recharge our batteries. I was so tired I fell asleep soon after we arrived and slept through to the following morning. I think I slept a total of 16 hours and felt rested when I awoke at 6 […]

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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

Opening weekend of the 38th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex

Posted January 26, 2016 by Dominique Schreckling

Great success for the opening weekend of the 38th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex with over 12’000 visitors.

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Europe

37th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex Switzerland

Posted December 31, 2015 by Dominique Schreckling

The 37th International Balloon Festival took place from January 24th through February 1st, 2015.

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Europe

Parade Navale – Swiss Belle Epoque Steamboats Gather on Lake Geneva

Posted May 16, 2015 by Dominique Schreckling

Lake Geneva hosts the world’s most important and most elegant side-wheel paddle. Once a year in spring, the public gets a unique opportunity to see the entire fleet together.

The next parade will take place on Sunday, May 24th 2015 in Rolle, between Lausanne and Geneva.

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