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Explore Paris Through Art With Your Phone
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Explore Paris Through Art With Your Phone

Here’s a great new app for those heading to Paris this year. TravelbyArt is a new iPhone app that lets you discover Paris through the eyes of the city’s legendary artists, writers, singers and composers […]

6 Books You Must Read Before Going To France
6 Books to Read Before Going to France

6 Books You Must Read Before Going To France

The stereotype of the French is that they are stinky, rude and have a predilection for bad comedy, but they are also elegant, thin and have a predilection for fine art and good literature. The […]

The Curious Case Of The Female Napoleon At The Louvre
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The Curious Case Of The Female Napoleon At The Louvre

I am sitting on a bench in the Denon wing of the Musée du Louvre. It is almost noon and in front of me is The Consecration of Napoleon (otherwise known as The Consecration of […]

5 Reasons To Include Lyon On Your Next Trip To France
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5 Reasons To Include Lyon On Your Next Trip To France

Maybe it’s because the lights of Paris burn so brightly, but travelers often forget there are other cities in France. I suspect smaller French cities get skipped over on the way to the countryside, where […]

When Paris Turns Into Saint Tropez
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When Paris Turns Into Saint Tropez

The Paris-Plage (Paris Beaches) kicks off in Paris every year in late July, transforming riverside roads usually congested with cars into an urban oasis complete with sandy beaches, deckchairs, food vendors, outdoor concerts and Parisian […]

20 Free Things To Do In Paris
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20 Free Things To Do In Paris

Despite the fact the euro is hitting new lows against the dollar, chances are that any savings in the exchange rate are more than outweighed by the increase you paid in air fare to the […]

Paris’s de Gaulle Airport Named Worst In The World
Paris's de Gaulle Airport Named Worst In The World

Paris’s de Gaulle Airport Named Worst In The World

How can a city so revered for its aesthetic beauty and so dependent on tourism (Paris is the most visited city on Earth) have the worst airport it in the world? Perhaps it is for […]

My Adventures At A Nudist Colony In France
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My Adventures At A Nudist Colony In France

I arrive at the entrance to the nudist colony on a beautiful late-September afternoon. It’s in the mid-80 degrees Fahrenheit so I figure there will be plenty of (naked) people on the beach. I’m no […]

The Top 10 Most Visited Countries In The World [Infographic]
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The Top 10 Most Visited Countries In The World [Infographic]

According to the most recent statistics from the World Tourism Organization, the top 10 most visited countries in the world was unchanged in order from 2008, with France leading the way, welcoming 74.2 million international […]

6 Best Places To Eat Dessert In Paris
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6 Best Places To Eat Dessert In Paris

Paris may be known for its decadent, mutli-course meals, but nothing says delicacy like the grand finale: dessert. Actually, it’s not unusual in Paris to mosey into a patisserie or chocolaterie for a midday snack, […]

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