After all the cute Provençal towns, I'm glad I finished in the city of Marseille. Like other gritty and vibrant "second cities" (e.g., Antwerp, Hamburg, and Bilbao), it lets the traveler connect with an urban scene that seems to be particularly alive.
Jews and Muslims should not be working against each other, but with each other to promote their common interests and rights as religious minorities in Europe, particularly with the rise of right-wing parties across the continent.
It's been over 50 years since NYPD detectives Sonny Grosso and Eddie Egan, along with Federal law enforcement, made the biggest drug bust in U.S. history, nabbing 60 kilos of pure heroin worth $32 million that had arrived from Marseille.
Marseille (South of France - aka French Riviera - aka Cote d'Azur) is a city of surprises, an oceanside formerly fortified enclave where strong accent and slang-ish dialect rule the quays of the old port.
MANIFESTATION - Des militants immobiles, silencieux, debout, ont porté dans leurs bras des corps sans vie: des cadavres de lapins morts. Ils sont venus dénoncer ce qui se cache derrière ces "déchets" qualifiés comme "pertes de bénéfices".
What's a workation? Let me explain. We are living in chaotic times and we can never catch up. This is how people must have felt, too, at the beginning of the industrial revolution. Either you adapt and keep up, or die.
Reading a beloved book twice, thrice, or more is a craving that can't be denied. It's pleasurable, comforting, and relaxing -- partly because you don't have to figure out what the author is doing from scratch.
Bouillabaisse is the traditional Provençal fish soup originated in the port city of Marseille, a hearty and delicious dinner. Marché Moderne in South Coast Plaza will be serving an authentic bouillabaisse for five nights, from July 13th to 17th.
The rich gold threads, the draw of silk's soft touch, and the history that brought remarkable Caucasian and Ottoman embroideries to an eastern Mediterranean hill are a must-see for visitors to Lebanon.