France

France / Paris / Marseille / Disneyland

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In the summer of 2023, my family embarked on an unforgettable adventure through the heart of France. From the iconic landmarks of Paris to the serene lavender fields of Provence, our journey was a whirlwind of discovery, laughter, and cherished memories. But it wasn't just about experiencing the sights and sounds firsthand; it was about capturing those moments on film to relive and share with others.Our adventure began in the City of Lights, where we immersed ourselves in the rich history and…


Luxembourg Gardens

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The Jardin du Luxembour, known in English as the Luxembourg Garden, colloquially referred to as the Jardin du Sénat (Senate Garden), is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. Creation of the garden began in 1612 when Marie de' Medici, the widow of King Henry IV, constructed the Luxembourg Palace as her new residence. The garden today is owned by the French Senate, which meets in the Palace. It covers 23 hectares (56.8 acres) and is known for its lawns, tree-lined promenades,…


La Fregate French Restaurant in Paris

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La Frégate is set on the Left Bank of the Seine in central Paris between the Louvre, the Tuileries Gardens and the Musee d'Orsay. This stylish brasserie is said to be built on the site of the house occupied by Field Marshal D'Artagnan, the character that inspired Alexandre Dumas to write The Three Musketeers. La Frégate has a lovely décor with ornate frescoed ceilings, pale lemon Louis XVI chairs, tables laid with crisp white linen while soft lighting sets the scene. I had a chance to take a…


Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport or simply Paris CDG, is the principal airport serving the French capital, Paris (and its metropolitan area), and the largest international airport in France. Opened in 1974, it is in Roissy-en-France, 23 km (14 mi) northeast of Paris, and is named after World War II statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), whose initials (CDG) are used as its IATA airport code. Charles de Gaulle Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France and…


Boutique Hotel Sainte-Beuve in Paris

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Boutique Hotel Sainte-Beuve is located in the heart of Paris on a small and quiet street of Rue Sainte-Beuve 9 in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. The hotel is conventionally located within walking distance of neighborhoods Montparnasse and Saint Germain Des Prés, 200m from the Luxembourg Gardens. We booked about a 2-night stay here at the start of July 2023. Paying about EUR 700. For getting here we used the Bolt ride-sharing app from Paris Charle de Gaulle airport We arrived late in the…


Louvre

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The Louvre or the Louvre Museum, is a national art museum in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement (district or ward) and home to some of the most canonical works of Western art, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace, originally built in the late 12th to 13th century under Philip II. Remnants of the Medieval Louvre fortress are visible in the basement of the…


Feature Film Mayrig Review

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Mayrig is a feature film about Armenian immigrant family living in France, shortly after they have emigrated from their motherland - Armenia. Set on the streets of 1920-ties in Marseilles, France this film shows different aspects of life and struggles of an Armenian family. You can access this movie on Youtube A chapter or some 30 minutes is dedicated to Armenian Genocide in 1915 - when Ottoman empire humiliated, starved and mass killed a large population of Armenian people. Mayrig movie is…


10 largest countries by military expenditures 2012

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In a world shaped by geopolitical dynamics, military spending plays a pivotal role in defining a nation's strategic capabilities. Let's delve into the realm of defense budgets and unveil the top 10 countries that invest significantly in their military apparatus.1. The World's Top 10 Richest Countries by Military Expenditures:United States: $682.478 billionChina: $166.107 billionRussia: $90.749 billionUnited Kingdom: $61.007 billionJapan: $59.267 billionFrance: $58.943 billionSaudi Arabia: $56.…


Top 20 Largest Economies in the World by GDP Nominal

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The global economy is a complex and dynamic system that is constantly changing. In order to get a better understanding of the world's top economies, it is important to take a look at the latest data and trends. In this article, we will explore the top 20 largest economies in the world by GDP nominal in 2019 and analyze the GDP per capita in the top 10 largest countries by GDP. According to the World Bank, the top 20 largest economies in the world by GDP nominal in 2019 are as follows: United…