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Hôtel**** des Haras

Construit au milieu du XVIIIe siècle, l’ancien Haras National de Strasbourg constitue un ensemble remarquable, dont les façades, les toitures, le …

Histoire

Holiday guide to Alsace, France, including Strasbourg

Photograph: Alamy<p>La Maison des Tanneurs.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/4/1441366613105/8da8c102-c396-4a70-b3f6-df92210ceafc-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>La Maison des …

Unusual Facts About Strasbourg

Unusual Facts About Strasbourg<p>Strasburg is located on the Franco-German border. Nearly half the city lies in Germany. The culture of Strasbourg is …

Rooms under £100: Strasbourg

Graffalgar<p><b>01 Graffalgar</b><br>Strasbourg meets Berlin at the Graffalgar, whose 38 rooms<br>are each designed and ‘hosted’ by a different local artist. …

5 (Strasbourg) Things

1) La Petite France<br>2) Tarte flambée - cream, bacon and onion perfection<br>3) Dusk<br>4) Bûche de Noël - classic and not so much<br>5) Almond studded kugelhupf

Wine Enthusiast’s Guide To Alsace

Tucked into France’s northeast corner, Alsace’s identity has been shaped by centuries of being passed back and forth between France and Germany like …

Ten top Alsace restaurants

From choucroute and tarte flambée to Gewurztraminer and Riesling, Alsace has some of the most distinctive dishes and wines in France. Sue Style picks …

Alsace wine tour: In search of the world's greatest white wines

Driving south from Strasbourg along the broad flat plain which borders the river Rhine, I’m filled with anticipation. In the distance to the left are the misty outlines of the Black Forest in Germany. Much closer, to the right, I can see the low forested mountains of the Vosges, and on the lower …

The best of Alsace, France: readers’ tips

Weekend breaks,French food and drink,Hotels,Restaurants,Travel,Short breaks,Europe,Walking holidays,Cycling holidays,City breaks,Strasbourg,France<p>Readers offer top tips for biking and hiking, plus hotels and restaurants, in this picturesque corner of eastern France<p>With almost 1,000km of cycle …

France

The Essential Guide to Alsace, France

Fall harvest season is an ideal time for an Alsatian tasting tour. From Strasbourg in the north to Mulhouse in the south, here are the quintessential reasons to go.<p>Autumn is a high point in Alsace, not just for the wine harvest but the cabbage harvest, too. By early November the crowds have left, …

France

24 of Europe’s Most Awe-Inspiring Hidden Villages

Driving through Europe’s back roads, you’re bound to stumble upon at least a few beautiful, hidden villages that you’ve never heard about. If you’re …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Flavors

What is a Wormhole and Will Wormhole Travel Ever be Possible?

Science fiction’s favorite method for exploring the universe, most recently in the movie Interstellar, won't be easy.<p>As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths of space. That's the major theme of the upcoming science fiction epic <i>Interstellar</i>, which will take …

Physics

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Smithsonian Magazine's 2014 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine have just announced the finalists in their 12th annual photo contest, selected from more than 26,500 entries. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here from the competition's six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

Explore This Incredible Green Village in Bali Made Entirely From Bamboo

If you were enchanted by this amazing Green School we recently wrote about in Bali but found that you were too old to take part in their innovative …

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Chef’s Kitchen in Brooklyn

Yesterday, we toured the Brooklyn townhouse that architect Elizabeth Roberts of Elizabeth Roberts Design/Ensemble Architecture reinvented as a …

Guatemala. Who Knew?

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala was a place I had always longed to visit. In images, majestic volcanoes rise from the edge of inky waters; the lake appears mysterious, haunting. The deepest lake in Central America, Atitlan had been described by friends as a vortex, a portal, the bellybutton of Mayan …

South America

Transported to a new world by Google Cardboard, a $25 VR headset | Financial Times

“Cardboard” is a funny thing to call a teleportation machine. But when paired with a smartphone and a willing suspension of disbelief, Google’s …

Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution

How General Electric, Local Motors, and an army of DIY inventors are rebuilding American manufacturing<p>This past February, in a nondescript industrial building near downtown Louisville, Kentucky, a few executives from GE Appliances set out to stage the division’s first hackathon. Louisville is home …

Manufacturing

Earthquakes, tsunamis and a naked tribe: how Chile inspired Darwin

<i>“‘</i>The climate is certainly wretched: the summer solstice was now passed, yet every day snow fell on the hills, and in the valleys there was rain, accompanied by sleet. From the damp and boisterous state of the atmosphere, not cheered by a gleam of sunshine, one fancied the climate even worse than …

South America