Marseille Stories: Janine – The last Paysanne of Plan-de-Cuques

You’re wondering: Where or what is Plan-de-Cuques? Well, it’s a town, or rather a suburb – actually a commune north of Marseille – and it has a few secrets. Plan-de-Cuques is not very old in comparison to other French villages, although abundant archeological evidence indicates there has been human habitation in the area since prehistoric … Continue reading Marseille Stories: Janine – The last Paysanne of Plan-de-Cuques

Marseille’s Transformation – Will the Rebranding Work? (Special Report)

    For most of its history the French Mediterranean port-city of Marseille was associated with the most unflattering characterizations. In spite of the good fortune of being situated on one of the world’s most gorgeous bays, surrounded on the other sides by mountains, the unsavory reputation ensured that the mysterious city of crime and … Continue reading Marseille’s Transformation – Will the Rebranding Work? (Special Report)