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Winter Breaks: VoL’s Getaway to the French Riviera

Winter Breaks: VoL’s Getaway to the French Riviera

Europe, Lifestyle, Travel
Get a sneak peek to the idyllic Côte d'Azur and find the antidote to winter blues France is already a popular destination for visitors. However, there is more to it than the Eiffel Tower.  Another place worth visiting is the French Riviera, with tourists coming all the way from the United States and Russia just for a taste of the French experience.  Nice Why to go:  Sun, beach, sun. beach (duuh). If you want to get away from England’s curtain of rain, Nice is the place to visit. Temperatures range from 12 to 18 degrees even during the winter. You might not get an instant tan but at least you won’t have to freeze, shake, whip and wobble (ok, you get the point) in the bone-chilling weather. If you only do one thing:  Take a walk down the Promenade des Anglais which i
Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci dies at age 77

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci dies at age 77

Celebrity, Entertainment, Film & TV
Yesterday, November 26th, the Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci passed at the age of 77. He died yesterday morning at 7 am, in his home in Trastevere, Rome. The mortuary was arranged for today, starting at 10 am until 7 pm tonight. Numerous important figures from the Italian public scene showed up, from the colleague director Roberto Taviani, to the former Italian prime minister Walter Veltroni to the capital’s mayor Virginia Raggi. Countless fans where there as well, to pay tribute and say goodbye to the filmmaker. Respects were payed and thoughts sent from abroad as well, from the cinema to the art and the journalism industry. Here are some of them:   Bertolucci wasn’t only known for his movie, though. Besides his remarkable career in cinema, he was a poet
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