Blog: Invitation au Voyage

  1. Umbria: the green lung of Italy

    In a Country surrounded by four seas on three sides, the region of Umbria represent the exception. © Paolo Evangelista Given its geographical position and lush vegetation, the so called “Green lung of Italy” may rightfully claim its uniqueness. Marked here and there by ancient stone villages, Umbria was once the cradle of…

  2. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: a Mediterranean Eden

    The history of a Place is often influenced by its geographical location and by the natural environment. This is the case for the town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. © Paolo Evangelista The so-called presqu’île de Cap-Ferrat is a small peninsula situated in Southern France, not far from the French-Italian border. Neither entirely mainland nor entirely an…

  3. Japanese garden in Monaco

    The Principality of Monaco is well known for certain characteristics, such as the high-end lifestyle, the Casino, the ruling Royal family (one of the oldest of Europe), etc… One the things that struck the most when arriving in Monaco, though, is the compactness and density of its urban landscape. Even though a general visit of…

  4. Cannes Film Festival as symbol of French Freedom

    The history of Southern France and Italy has always been of reciprocal influence friendliness and constructive competition. From the Arts to popular culture, from gastronomy to regional dialects, the geographical proximity between the two has given birth to a whole new world. © Paolo Evangelista There has been a time, though, when France…

  5. Sailing & Yachting culture on the French Riviera

    It is said that The present is the key to the past, and that Our past influences our present Those two well-known statements, may be easily used as a motto of the sailing and yachting culture on the French Riviera. The long stretch of coastline that runs from the France-Italy border to the town of Saint Tropez…

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