The Palaces of Toulouse

May 03, 2018

From the Hôtel de Bernuy to the Hôtel du Vieux-Raisin, the Hôtel Dumay and the Hôtel d’Ulmo, journey behind the palaces’ imposing gateways and discover the jewels of Toulouse’s architecture.


Going about the city in search of unusual nooks and corners

May 15, 2017

Get away from Venice’s large spaces, the goal for most visitors, and you can wind your way through its narrow “calli” or streets. These often lead onto lovely squares where a solitary “vera da pozzo” (a traditional public well) stands. It’s there, you breathe in the essence of the city.


The Tour Bretagne in Nantes

January 27, 2017

The Tour Bretagne, which is often the subject of criticism when the subject of the Nantes’ architecture is raised, has become an urban beacon and a steadfast landmark


Nantes Art Deco

January 25, 2017

A former geographer, I still enjoy wandering around the streets of a city. I’m interested in all the details which […]


The Bouffay district

January 17, 2017

During medieval times, Bouffay was the heart of Nantes, and over the years the city has spread beyond its original […]