НЕбанальный Бордо

Буквально пару месяцев назад я закончила проект для Google Trips: помогала перечислить объекты культурно-архитектурного достояния славного французского города Бордо. Конечно, в список попали и музы Гран Театра, и гаргульи башни Пей-Берлан, и восхитительное нагромождение бронзовых коней, женских тел и одного галльского петуха на площади Кинконс. Однако, кроме исторического центра – такого симметричного, песочного, с щекастыми…

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Summer moves on: my absolute favourite coffee terraces in Helsinki

As a hardcore coffee-drinker, I believe that the only proper coffee dessert is a spectacular view. And in this case, summerish Helsinki is the best pastry-chef. Here is the list of the most scenic terraces where you can charge inner solar batteries and enjoy your sunrise espressos and sunset lattes. Coffee time is on. Café…

Six sound reasons to fall for Bordeaux: 1/2

Thinking back to the moment when I packed all my coffee cups, dresses and a cat to move to Bordeaux, I believe I trusted in two things. First, the power of wine culture over the probable homesickness. Second, the encouraging review from the author of “Les Misérables”. It was the year of 1843 when Victor…

Six sound reasons to fall for Bordeaux 2/2

This is the continuation of my Six sound reasons to fall for Bordeaux 1/1  Reason #4 Food Bordeaux’s kitchen is on fire… Bordeaux is undergoing a steady gastronomic revival with a new generation of chefs rethinking the whole concept of the metropolitan dining. In other words, Bordeaux’s kitchen is on fire. There is so much of…