Marseilles news

Marseilles is France’s second town. A Mediterranean harbour, until recently mostly cited on the news because of gang- or immigration-problems. However in view of its nomination as the cultural capital of 2013, a general face-lift and cleaning-up was undertaken.

Newly renovated palace in Cairo

Manial Palace – Prince Mohammed Ali Tawfiq’s (1875-1955) Palace – has recently been restored and reopened this spring. In a magnificent park, at Rhoda Island, six decorated and furnished buildings that the Prince had constructed have been turned into a museum.