Posts Tagged ‘ film festival ’

Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

May 16, 2011
Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

Two things are vital if you want to chase stars at the Cannes Film Festival. First, you need to know a clued-in and friendly paparazzi. Second, wear flats. This is how I came to be pounding along the narrow streets of the Cannes waterfront in the wee hours of a Riviera morning, following a...
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Cannes without cash

May 13, 2011
Cannes without cash

Can you do Cannes without cash? Yes, you can! Due to a series of technical difficulties I found myself yesterday with not a sou, but thanks to friends and credit cards, I was soon taking the train from Nice to Cannes. Here I learned something. If you want directions to the fabulous waterfront Hotel...
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Travels in France

Lovely Languedoc

  I don’t think six weeks is a long time to take to put together a slideshow on my visit to the Languedoc, do...
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Carcassonne: A Fairy Tale City

The ancient walled city of Carcasonne had me before hello. Just driving up to the fantastically fairy-tale expanse of walls, turrets and towers was...
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Languedoc dogs

Look out, winery dogs of Napa Valley. Yes, I know you’re cute and featured in all sorts of books and articles, but let me...
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Swept away by cassoulet

Ever get annoyed by people who go to the South of France and proceed to rave over the victuals? Well bite me, because today...
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Top 5 differences between hiking in Berkeley and the South of France

Somewhere between the vegetable gazpacho and the duck confit, I realized my hike in La Clape, part of the Languedoc wine region of France,...
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Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

Two things are vital if you want to chase stars at the Cannes Film Festival. First, you need to know a clued-in and friendly...
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