Carnival break

  Clew takes a Carnival break this week! Enjoy – whether you’re wearing a costume or ski wear, whether you’re on stilts or skis! Photos by Unni Holtedahl, Mardi Gras 2015

A fishy feast

So we’re all more stuffed with Christmas food than a giant turkey and we can stand the smell of it no more. Quite often it’s the said turkey or some meat’n potatoes variation. Tradition oblige. But how about fish?

These places still exist

There are still places like this. Where life is slow, people are friendly and locals trust strangers. It is reassuring and faith-restoring. The thing is, sometimes you’ve just got to get off the motorway. Get behind a tractor and follow it. Trust your GPS when she insists you take the weird tiny roads seemingly leading […]

The Battle of Flowers

Villefranche-sur-Mer, French Riviera, February 16th 2015. It’s time for a special spring ball in Villefranche harbour, with wooden beauties dressed in yellow, red and orange parading one after the other in front of the crowds . At the end of the parade, they cheerfully take their dresses off and throw them to the audience. The belles are […]

Christmas markets – your ultimate family guide

Are you already feeling the magic of Christmas? The freezing air, the foggy nights, the cosy smell  from the fireplaces… Oh, and the beautiful Christmas markets! Germany, France and Austria have been the references in Europe for this tradition for many, many years now. And Luxembourg is the perfect starting point for visiting as many […]

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Feelgood places next door: France Chez Michele, Languimberg, Lorraine. If you take off from the motorway in the middle of nowhere, just like that, patiently following the row of tractors, you might just get a pleasant surprise. Like “Chez Michele”, a gourmet restaurant where you really don’t expect to find one, with tasteful decor and […]