Vive la France

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The U.S. isn’t the only country that celebrates an independence day in July. France celebrates the end of it’s monarchy with Bastille Day.  In 1789 French subjects stormed the royal prison fortress of Bastille, which at the time held only seven prisoners.  Still, the fortress was a symbol of the monarchy and the fall of [...]

Adventurous Chamonix: A Winter Wonderland

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Chamonix, better known as Mont Blanc, has become a real Mecca for winter and summer sports enthusiasts. Drawing in skiers and snowboarders in the winter months, the beautiful valley boasts breathtaking backdrops and fresh powder, which serves as the perfect drug for all the adrenaline junkies that visit this beautiful resort. Savour the magic that [...]