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The Giant Mechanical French Elephant You Can Ride

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

"Les Machines de l'île" is a fantasy artistic project created by François Delarozière and Pierre Orefice -- a crossover dream mixing Jules Verne's invented worlds with the mechanical universe imagined by the genius of Leonardo da Vinci.

Man Drives Van Into French Christmas Market

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2014 | World

By Guillaume Frouin NANTES, France Dec 22 (Reuters) - A man driving a van plowed into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Mon...

Des corps morts au cœur des villes

Victoria Luta | Posted 03.28.2014 | France
Victoria Luta

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".

Art Saves the City II: A Voyage to Seaside Nantes

Frank Browning | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

For two decades Nantes, once a major slave trading port and for most of the last century France's key Atlantic maritime center, saw its future in steep decline -- maritime and maritime-related industries disappearing.

A Bar That Looks Like A Nest

Foodiggity | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home

High above the city of Nantes in western France, is perhaps one of the most interesting and thematic sky bars in the world.

Gâteau Nantais: A Secret Worth Knowing

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.27.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

Mention France to anyone outside of the country and Paris will immediately jump to mind: the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower, her panoply of restaurants, ...

French Hotel Lets You Experience Life As A Hamster (VIDEO)

Posted 04.16.2012 | World

If you really want a break from reality on your next vacation, consider this: Do as a hamster does. According to Reuters, at the "Hamster Villa" in Na...

Meanwhile, In France: Two French architects have created a...

Curbed | Curbed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two French architects have created a hotel room in Nantes, France, where guests can live like hamsters for a night. And by "live like hamsters," yes, ...