It’s no wonder that Brittany was the last of the great French historical provinces to be subdued by the French crown–to the extent that it ever was. Celtic roots, both cultural and linguistic, still run deep here.
For years, København has been ranked the coolest city on the planet and the international city with the highest quality of life.
13 photos of street musicians, professionals, and contestants strutting their musical stuff on two continents.
Molière, Eugène Delacroix, Georges Bizet, Frédéric Chopin, Honoré de Balzac, Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, Gertrude Stein, Colette, Edith Piaf, Marcel Marceau, Richard Wright, Yves Montand, and Jim Morrison all slept here… And still do.
A day and night in the street life of the craziest city in North America, New Orleans, Louisiana. Crazy isn’t always this much fun, as the nearby residents of the Ninth Ward have found, but it certainly makes great entertainment for the tourists in the French Quarter.
The Mission Style is still with us in its various reincarnations. Here are 11 photos of the originals, from the Alamo to Alta California.
16 photos from one of the world’s most important–and hazardous–industries