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Cardamom


Cardamom

Since antiquity, from Asia to the Mediterranean, cardamom has been used for its medicinal and olfactory qualities. Originally from India, cardamom is currently the third most consumed spice in the...

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September 6, 1522: The first World Tour

Backtrack to the first "circumnavigation" in history. The journey began in 1519, taking three years to complete, and began with five ships and 237 crew members, returning with 1 ship and 18 crew m...

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September 20, 1946: The First Festival de Cannes

The Palme d'Or, the climbing of the steps, the runway of stars running along the Cannes seafront... The Cannes film festival is considered the Festival of Festivals dedicated to cinema. But the jo...

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August 28, 1963:
"I have a dream"

The march in Washington to support equal civil rights for all, unifies thousands in the country's capital. It's towards the end of the day, around 6:00pm, that Martin Luther King announces this ce...

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At Lily and Marcel's

Located along the Seine, Lily and Marcel's traditional Parisian brasserie welcomes you! Read more

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Iris

Iris is one of the most expensive raw materials on the market in perfumery. Despite having over two hundred different species, only three are used to create perfumes. Read more

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August 7, 1876: Mata Hari

Margaretha Geertruida Zelle was born in the Netherlands She was to draw her dancer and courtesan name, Mata Hari, meaning the eye of day in Malay, from her exotic travels. She was to draw her danc...

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La Félicita

Welcome to La Félicità, which opened last year on the 26th of May. This new Parisian restaurant is the largest one in Europe at 4500 square meters, and 1000 table cloths. A gigantic space entirely...

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Lavender

Lavender, the emblematic plant of Provence (south-east region of France), recognized since antiquity for its aromatic and therapeutic qualities, has taken a long time to instill itself as a staple...

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July 5, 1946: the bikini

Paris, July 5, 1946, the famous Molitor hotel hosts a bathing suit show at their pool. Amongst all the styles presented, the French Louis Réard makes an anatomical impression: the bikini! Read more

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