Poznań, Poland

Much of the Poznań city, particularly the old town, was left in ruins at the end of the German occupation in 1945. It is now rebuilt and the City Hall square has become pleasant to have drinks on a terrace. April 2009. La plus grande partie de la ville de Poznań, en particulier la vieille…

Düsseldorf, Germany

Resolutely alternative, this café attracts the young artists of this culturally active neighbourhood. April 2012. Résolument alternatif, ce café attire les jeunes artistes de ce quartier au centre de la vie culturelle locale. Avril 2012.

Cabourg, France

Cabourg is famous for being Marcel Proust’s favorite vacation place at the beginning of the 20th century. The town inspired Balbec, the seaside resort in Proust’s ‘In Search of Lost Time’. The Grand Hotel where these people work is often quoted in the series of novels. April 2009. Cabourg est célèbre pour avoir été la…

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

There would still be 350,000 members of the Religious Society of Friends, better known under the name ‘Quakers’. The costume is nice but it belongs to another era. August 2009. Il y aurait encore 350.000 membres de la Société religieuse des Amis, plus connus sous le nom de « Quakers ». Le costume est joli mais d’une…

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Everything is not glamorous in Cambodia. These women were working on old sewing machines in an overheated, smelly and dark workshop in the Siem Reap covered market. April 2010. Tout n’est pas reluisant au Cambodge. Ces femmes travaillaient sur de vieilles machines à coudre dans un atelier surchauffé, puant et sombre sur le marché couvert…

Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

This old man is selling jasmine in the Café des Nattes in Sidi Bou Said. This beautiful location is said to have had many famous French guests in the past: André Gide, Colette and Simone de Beauvoir, among many others. November 2008. Ce vieil homme vend du jasmin au café des Nattes de Sidi Bou…

Turin, Italy

The market on Piazza della Repubblica is said to be the largest market in Europe. You find there all Italian food specialties. September 2012. On dit que le marché de la Place de la République est le plus grand marché d’Europe. On y trouve toutes les spécialités culinaires italiennes. Septembre 2012