Consumption blog

To be before having

“The consumer society has preferred to have it to the detriment of being.”
Jacques Delors

"The most beautiful and important things in life are free, the most beautiful and important seconds are very expensive"
Coco Chanel

"To sell, say good, to buy say evil.”
Arab proverb

“Once nothing is nothing; nothing twice, it's not much, but for three times nothing, you can already buy something, and for cheap.”
Raymond Devos

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Rental "Chez Sophie and Fred" in Vallouise Pelvoux

Rental "Chez Sophie and Fred" in Vallouise Pelvoux

A superb house awaits you for rent in the beautiful valley of La Vallouise. This house on several floors is located in Pelvoux, at 1300 meters of altitude south face, giving you a panoramic view more than 180 °. Some photos, a 360 ° virtual tour but also a video will not make you wrong in the choice of your holiday rental in the northern Hautes-Alpes.

Workshop Cartonelle Mont-Dauphin 05600

Workshop Cartonelle French Alps

Creation of single pieces or small series, furniture with rounded shapes, curved or not, as we do not find elsewhere. Magali Olivia creates tailor-made furniture, for a universe that looks like you: child's room or living room design, everything is possible!

Le radeau : fabulous hamburgers

Le Radeau à l’Argentière la Bessée

Une gargote, petit snack, en rive droite de la Durance blottie entre le camping local et le stade d’eau vive. Classique, de premier abord. En réalité, non. Coline et Philippe vous accueillent avec gentillesse et sympathie. Une cuisine de qualité et des animations musicales qui méritent de s’y arrêter. Plus d’infos...

Skiing in Montgenèvre

Ski Montgenèvre

Does the price of Montgenèvre ski pass correspond to the service rendered? What are the assets and handicaps of the Hautes-Alpes resort? In this blog post, we present panoramic photos, 360 ° virtual tours in high definition, immersive and interactive 360 ° video and video so you have a complete overview of the ski resort.

Skiing on the Milky Way

Skiing on the Milky Way

The Milky Way ("Via Lattea" in Italian and "Milky Way" in English) straddling the Franco-Italian border connects the Montgenèvre ski resort with those of Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx and San Sicario. This is a very large area that hosted the Turin Olympic Winter Games in 2006. A few words and pictures in this blog article to find out if the ski resort is a nice idea to travel?

Ski Puy Saint Vincent

Ski Puy Saint Vincent

Nestled on the heights of the valley of La Vallouise Puy Saint Vincent has no shortage of assets. As for example to be able to hit the slopes from the top of the Pendine to the plain of Vallouise 1500 meters lower.

Pelvoux Vallouise Ski Resort

Ski Pelvoux Vallouise

A medium-sized resort nestling at the foot of the Ecrins massif, and the National Park of the same name, awaits you for the practice of winter sports. We offer a full description, photos, videos but also a full HD virtual tour of the alpine ski resort.

Turin outside Market

Turin Market Porta Palazzo

The Turin Porta Palazzo market is well worth a visit, as some tourist guides describe it, probably mistakenly, as the largest open-air market in Europe. The prices of food would allow all French great savings, especially since the products have all the attractions of a good quality.

Turin Palace Hotel

Turin Palace Hotel

A nice hotel in the city center of Turin. Located a few meters from the central station Porta Nova, by which trains arrive from the Alps (Oulx for the High Alpine...). The hotel has a really nice spa, ideal for relaxing after a day out in the city center, between shopping or cultural visits.

Rowenta Vacuum Cleaner

Rowenta Vacuum Fault

A small anecdotal subject of a vacuum cleaner that has become unusable because of a simple flexible hose not designed to last more than 3 or 4 years. Another case of planned obsolescence?

Torino Outlet

Torino Outlet

A new shopping center in the suburbs of Turin will delight fans of shopping whether they are compulsive or casual. Many famous brands are present and offer products at discount prices throughout the year. A small glimpse of the place and potential good deals...

Fine circulation in Turin

Fine circulation in Turin

Many tourists and visitors, including Italians, major cities of the peninsula have more often than not the very unpleasant surprise to receive tickets several months after their visit. Racket Turin and traffic scams in areas reserved for local residents or lack of information and vigilance of motorists?

Obsolescence programmed in the sports sector

Obsolescence programmed in the sports sector

Scheduled obsolescence is generally related to household electrical or electronic products. This phenomenon, whether voluntary or not, also exists with regard to sports shoes.