Hôtel de Ville / Meriadeck
Reflecting the future in the Gironde
Unlike Paris, Bordeaux lacks the buzz of modern, metropolitan life. It feels petite, accessible. The people I meet love their city precisely for its lack of pretentiousness and the resulting easy-going atmosphere.
Not a sleeping, but a laid-back beauty
Unlike Paris, Bordeaux lacks the buzz of modern, metropolitan life. It feels petite, accessible.
Eat! You're in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is not just a city good for wine, I discover while there. What adds to it allure is its cuisine, which is full of interesting flavors and aromas.
In Bordeaux, what do you do when you love... beer?
The Bordeaux regions of France produce as much wine as all of Germany’s vineyards combined. However, I’m no wine buff so I wonder if Bordeaux has any alternative to its vins. A booming beer culture, perhaps?
Toasting a bright future built on an ancient past
Hello Bordeaux, the largest urban area in the world to be honored as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Once the biggest port in France, its delicate limestone buildings have been cleaned of decades of pollution and its abandoned quays transformed into chic apartments, restaurants and clubs.