What is life like as an expat in New York in full confinement?

“For the first time, New York is sleeping.” How do Quebecers living abroad experience confinement, depending on the country where they have taken up residence? Already in contact with expatriates from here thanks to his “Expat” series, on CASA, Jean-Michel Péloquin has decided to extend his meetings in web capsules adapted to the context of […]

Upstate New York, the new refuge for VIP artists

At the end of an undulating road, in the heart of the green and peaceful hills of the Hudson Valley, artist Dan Colen’s farm, Sky High Farm, appears lost in silence and light, as if from a tale of fairies. The rebellious child of a group of New York revelers nicknamed Warhol’s Children, Colen cultivates […]

New York’s legendary Waldorf Astoria closes its doors

Goodbye to the grandiose Art Deco entrance hall, to celebrities passing by in the elevator of its “tower”: the Waldorf Astoria, one of the most prestigious New York hotels in the world, will close after 86 years of service. From Marilyn Monroe to Grace Kelly, from US President Herbert Hoover (1929-1933) to Barack Obama (2009-2017), […]

New York’s dizzying new platform

One more observatory in the New York sky. The highly anticipated Edge opened on Wednesday March 11. Located on the 100th floor of one of the buildings in Hudson Yards, the new West Manhattan neighborhood, this panoramic outdoor vantage point is the highest in the city and the tallest in the West. It is ahead […]

Humans of New York, an ambitious photographic project

It is an ambitious post-2015 agenda, endorsed by UN member countries that want to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, ensure universal primary education, promote gender equality and empowering women, reducing child mortality, improving maternal health, combating AIDS, malaria and other diseases, preserving the environment and building a global partnership for development. .

From Porquerolles to Le Touquet, ten French beaches for swimming in September

In the Var, the Courtade or Notre-Dame beach, in Porquerolles Overcrowded during the summer holidays, Porquerolles finally regains its calm in this return. The largest of the “Golden Islands” of the Var (which also includes Port-Cros and Le Levant) has five beaches, all located on the north coast. The Courtade is the easiest to access […]

Venezuela – Question & Answer – Excerpt from the press release (09.01.20)

P: Does France still consider Juan Guaidó the legitimate president of Venezuela? What is your position regarding what happened on January 5 in the Venezuelan parliament? R: France celebrates the re-election of Juan Guaidó as president of the National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on January 5. Consequently, for France, he remains the […]

Broadway, the New York saga at 60 km

TRAVEL GUIDE – Manhattan’s backbone, Broadway stretches far beyond New York City and the Theater District. From the towers of Wall Street to the countryside of the Hudson Valley, climbing Broadway, we trace the history of America. By Adrien Gombeaud Times Square, at a time when electricity erases the night. Stéphan Gladieu / Figaro Magazine […]

10 reasons why New York is not that great

NEW-YORK – New York City -the center of the universe. Every year, thousands of people move to the Big Apple to make their dreams come true. First year is awesome, you made a ton of new best friends who love to hang out, sleep right to left and party until late hours. The second year, […]

New York in 5 remarkable hotels

Special Envoy to New York, A flagship American destination, New York attracted 65.2 million visitors in 2018, including 13.5 foreign tourists and 807,000 French. With a figure up 5.2% compared to 2017, France ranks 4th among the countries across the Atlantic to have eaten the Big Apple, behind Great Britain, China and Brazil. And the […]