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Notre-Dame-de-Lorette in Paris, France

The Église Notre Dame de Lorette, with its gilded ceiling and profusion of paintings and frescoes, is one of the most ornate churches in Paris. Constructed in the neoclassical style of architecture, the austere façade of the church stands in sharp contrast to…
bubmag
November 7, 2019
Paris

Krakow tops ranking of best European city breaks 2020

If you're looking for a budget-friendly European holiday destination that won't break the bank but still provides plenty of heritage and history, the results of a new travel survey suggest bypassing Paris and London and heading to Krakow, Poland instead.  Fo…
bubmag
November 4, 2019
Paris

Mario Kart Tour’s next tour takes us to Paris, France

Mario Kart Tour is headed to Paris, France. According to developer DeNA, the upcoming time-limited events will unlock at 6am UK time (1pm PT) on 6th November, 2019 and take in the sights across Paris. There'll be the usual time-limited unlockable items up fo…
bubmag
November 3, 2019
Paris

Napoleon’s Looted Art

Napoleon Bonaparte wasnt the first or the last leader to steal art from conquered territories, and he wasnt the largest wartime looter (that was Adolf Hitler), but he and his troops pillaged art on a vast scale. What did they take and what happened to Napoleo…
bubmag
November 1, 2019
Paris

How has Paris changed

Following my OECD visit, I have been thinking about how Paris has changed in the almost thirty years I have been going there.  I came up with the following mental list: 1. It is much less of a working class city in the center. 2. Many more immigrants, most …
bubmag
October 24, 2019