SPOTLIGHT ON NORTH AMERICA

The heart of North America beats through towering forests, undulating fields, high-plain deserts, pulsating metropolises and offbeat oases. From glaciers and ice caves in Alaska, alpine lakes in Canada, gorges, canyons in Utah to pristine beaches in Mexico. Check out our list and pick your favourite destination.

Chicago

A true cultural getaway with 40 museums, including the world renowned Art Institute of Chicago, the sweet life that reigns in this, the third largest city in the United States, can also be enjoyed strolling through one of its incredible parks, such as Millennium Park, a veritable open-air art gallery.

Seattle

Seattle remains one of the most original and appealing cities in the United States. The largest metropolitan area of Washington State is surrounded by several mountain ranges – including the famous Olympic Mountains –, lakes and the Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean.

New York City

Thrilling, exciting, varied, and cosmopolitan, New York never disappoints. Throughout the city, trendy cafés, neighbourhood canteens, American diners, speakeasies, and restaurants abound all the cuisines of the world can be found in them. Fancy on Fifth Avenue, bobo in the West Village, noisy on Broadway, natural in Central Park or hipster in Brooklyn, all the moods and styles you need are at your doorstep. Welcome to New York!

Toronto

Toronto is a symbol of the intellectual and cultural life of English-speaking Canada. It also has a fine range of galleries and museums, designer boutiques on Queen Street West the 'alternative' street and one of the world's most vibrant cultural mosaics.

Montreal

Built between Mount Royal and the St. Lawrence River, Montreal offers a variety of landscapes and environments: its red brick Victorian houses, the quirky atmosphere of the ‘Village', and the trendy streets of the Plateau-Mont-Royal.

Boston

From the islands of Boston Harbour, caressed by sun and sea breeze, to the concept stores and chic trattorias in its urban areas, the good life of the city is ineluctably connected to the ocean.

San Francisco

San Francisco has been the scene of many movie sets. Its iconic tramways and disparate neighbourhoods are themselves the ‘stars' of films so well-known you will have the impression you too are walking across the screen.

Los Angeles

The City of Angels has patiently invented its legend, much helped by the eternal sun and the blue of its rainbow sky. With its 14-million inhabitants, this sprawling megalopolis is full of authenticity, treasures, and important cultural monuments.

Houston

Proud of its culture, Houston is the largest city in the State of Texas. It is fiercely anchored in Texan folklore, with rodeos, country music, ranches and mythical cow-boys.

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