Le jardin le plus romantique de Paris

Paris - Le Parc de Bagatelle, en plein cœur du Bois de Boulogne, fait partie du Jardin Botanique de Paris. Il est reconnu comme étant un des plus prestigieux de la capitale. On y découvre des grottes, des étendues fleuries, des beaux bâtiments et des arbres gigantesques. Follement romantique et charmant, Bagatelle a l’avantage de ne pas être surpeuplé, et ce, même en plein été.

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Alain Ducasse choisi pour créer un hôtel de luxe au château de Versailles

Paris - Le groupement LOV Hotel Collection, appartenant à l'homme d'affaires Stéphane Courbit et à Alain Ducasse entreprise, a été retenu par l'établissement public du château de Versailles pour transformer en hôtel un ensemble de trois bâtiments longeant le Parterre de l'Orangerie, selon un communiqué publié lundi. L'appel d'offres, clos en septembre, avait reçu une vingtaine de candidatures françaises et étrangères.

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Hampton Court Palace
Peacocks & Pomegranates Exhibition

Peacocks and pomegranates have long been used as motifs on embroidery in a wide range of cultures. Running from January until July 2016, the ‘Peacocks & Pomegranates’ exhibition will feature pieces from the Royal School of Needlework’s Textile Collection. It will include objects from China and India, as well as from Western Europe, which either take these icons as their central motif or feature them prominently.

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Diptique, Le redouté timelapse

Il y a quelques dizaines d'années, Mrs. Merwin se présenta à la boutique du 34 boulevard Saint-Germain pour y présenter un pot pourri, dont la recette transmise par son arrière grand-mère daterait de l’ère élisabéthaine… Les fondateurs furent immédiatement séduits et ce pot pourri trouva naturellement sa place dans la boutique. diptyque le ré interprète aujourd’hui sous forme de bougie.

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Chatsworth House
Chatsworth's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Derbyshire. Join us this October as Luminaire returns to Chatsworth. The house will be lit with subdued lighting and candles for these special evenings. A selection of drawings from the Masque of Oberon, The Fairy Prince, illustrated by Inigo Jones (1611) and other colourful drawings by Inigo Jones will be displayed in the Great Chamber. Not seen in over 40 years, these drawings along with music will bring the Baroque house to life. In the garden an illuminated trail leads the way, inspired by the drawings of Inigo Jones. Moments from the masque will feature along the trail, with lighting, projections and music, ending in the Stables Courtyard. 

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Yves Saint Laurent
L’Asie rêvée d’Yves Saint Laurent

Paris - Première exposition temporaire thématique du Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris depuis son ouverture en octobre 2017, « L’Asie rêvée d’Yves Saint Laurent » rassemblera une cinquantaine de modèles haute couture inspirés de l’Inde, de la Chine et du Japon. Ces pièces issues de la collection du musée seront présentées en dialogue avec des objets d’art asiatiques prêtés par le musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet et par des collectionneurs privés.

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Russian White Nights

Saint-Petersburg - Although the phenomenon known as the "White Nights" is not unique to St Petersburg, in no other northern city have they received such poetic and literary acclaim. What could be more romantic than a walk along the banks of the city's rivers and canals in almost broad daylight, no matter what the time of day? No other major European city can rival this experience nor the atmosphere on the streets of St. Petersburg during the summer months.

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In the footsteps of Oscar Wilde

2014 sees the 160th anniversary of Oscar Wilde’s birth. One of L’Hotel’s most famous residents, Wilde both lived and died here at the turn of the 19th century. To mark his anniversary, guests have the opportunity to trace Wilde’s footsteps through Paris with a guided tour, followed by lunch at the Michelin starred Le Restaurant.

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Sigmund Freud
Freud's Vienna

Freud lived and worked in a large, central apartment at Berggasse 19 for 47 years, producing many of his most influential works there. By 1933, the Nazis had come to power; though Freud shrugged off increasingly virulent anti-Semitism, he eventually decided to leave for London just after the Anschluss. But his house remains, and was turned into the Sigmund Freud Museum in 1971, with a permanent exhibition devoted to the life and work of the founder of psychoanalysis.

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Capri Italy
World's amazing islands

Turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and tropical settings fill travelers' daydreams. Whatever your fancy, there's something about being completely surrounded by water that puts you at ease and sets you loose from the daily grind. Here are 10 ways to plot your next escape.

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The Maps of Piri Reis

Piri Reis was a 16th century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which contains detailed information on navigation as well as extremely accurate charts describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.

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"Tanger, Tanger"

Le Voyage - Rendez-Vous 

Prolonger les vacances et l'ailleurs le temps d'un grand week-end: ça se passe à Tanger, destination on ne peut plus en vogue, transporté pour l'occasion à la Gaité Lyrique parisienne, des merveilless de sa cinémathèque (anciennes affiches de films), aux saveurs de son couscous (brunch et ateliers cuisine) en passant pas sa scène musicale (hip.hop, gnawas, transe traditionelle...), son cinéma contemporain, son pop-up souk d'artisans, ses bruits (installations sonores), ses inspirations romanesques...

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