French food is famous the world over, and the south of the country has a whole lot of culinary traditions of its own.
Top of the list is pastis, an anise-flavored spirit that is the perfect thirst quencher on those hot days the south of France is known for. Order one while you play a game of petanque and you could almost pass for a local.
For some sustenance, try the soupe au pistou. It’s like a Provencal version of Italian pesto, without the pine nuts. Chefs make a paste from garlic, cheese and basil, then added to a soup containing green beans, white beans and tomatoes. It’s a summer soup, so it’s nice and light.
Socca is a favorite around Nice and over the Italian border. It’s a pancake made from chickpeas in a similar way to the more common crepe. You can also find it at the Marche Forville in Cannes.
For the meat lovers among you, there’s the daube provencale. This beef stew is slow cooked in a casserole pot, and stands out for the inclusion of anchovy paste and red wine.
Salad nicoise is found around the world, but it actually comes from Nice. A true nicoise will always have black olives, green beans, tomatoes, lettuce and hard-boiled eggs.
When you are home and lose your purse, it can be extremely problematic. When you are traveling and it happens, it can be disastrous. While the event itself can't be undone, following a few simple steps can help lessen the sting.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Singapore is known for being on the cutting edge of many industries, so it can be strange for foreigners to group the city-state with developing Southeast Asian nations like Thailand, Cambodia or Vietnam. But the multicultural hub represents diverse nationalities and religions, and knowing as much as possible before visiting Singapore can help you prevent any faux pas. Here are a few things you shouldn’t do when visiting Singapore.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Santa Monica, California, has such an incredible array of restaurants and bars, it can be difficult to choose one. Rustic Canyon on Wilshire Boulevard makes it easy to decide; the restaurant manages to clearly set itself apart from the rest.