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Bastille Day

Bastille Day 2016

Marianne C. Bohr | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
Marianne C. Bohr

We arrive in Provence, specifically the Luberon, my favorite region of France. Rosé wines flow with pink flourish, ripe olives soaked in oil and herbs precede every meal, and fresh vegetables crown lamb and seafood platters. The crusty bread, as always in France, is addictive. My taste buds are tantalized, anticipating meals to come.

How My Grandkids Took Care Of Me

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 07.30.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

I absorb information like a cardboard crate of paper towels. News articles and images seep into my consciousness and collect into arbitrary categories of thoughts to consider, images to delete, and items that yell at me to 'Do something!'

Paradise Lost

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 07.29.2016 | World
Joan Z. Shore

I lived on the Côte d'Azur for nearly ten years - the decade of the '90s, when Russian oligarchs, newly freed from Soviet shackles, arrived on their ...

Understanding the Bastille Day Massacre

David Curry | Posted 07.26.2016 | Religion
David Curry

It happened in a moment. The bursts of fireworks in celebration of a nation's independence were replaced with bursts of gunfire, shots fired to fell a...

French Muslims Fear Backlash After Attack In Nice

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.19.2016 | Religion

In the poor Nice suburb of Ariane, many Muslims feel their community is being unfairly blamed for the Bastille Day attack that killed 84 people, and f...

Paris Terror Attack Movie Pulled From French Theaters In Wake Of Rampage In Nice

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.20.2016 | World

French movie theaters have withdrawn the action film “Bastille Day” from their schedules in the wake of last Thursday’s massacre in Nice that ki...

To Attack France On Bastille Day Is To Attack Humanity

Michael Mella-Naranjo | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Michael Mella-Naranjo

We pledge to somehow and eventually rise above the lower vibrations and remain in harmony with the living frequencies of creation. We pledge to have courage in the face of adversity, yet ultimately... we pledge to be governed by Love, not Fear.

What We Know About The Victims Of The Attack In Nice

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.15.2016 | World

A festive Bastille Day celebration turned into horror and heartbreak as at least 84 people were killed after a large truck plowed through a crowd in N...

The Most Heartbreaking Image From the Nice Truck Massacre

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.15.2016 | World

A harrowing photo from Thursday’s truck attack in Nice, France, shows a covered body lying on the ground next to a child’s doll. The image, taken ...

Modi's Quest to Achieve India's Great Power Status

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.05.2017 | World
Daniel Wagner

Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties.

The Grand Tour: Paris

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues... Hello, Paris! Best salad of the whole trip, enjoyed at Hotel Le Meurice, Paris. The Eiffel Tower! Never enough E...

Brioche for Bastille Day, Hallah for Shabbat

Leah Hadad | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Leah Hadad

While I love brioche -- the heavenly French bread, rich with butter and a golden brown hue -- I rarely bake it.

Mexican Birds, Anti-Terror Soldiers And Ebola Workers March In Bastille Day Parade

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.14.2015 | World

France celebrated its biggest holiday, Bastille Day, on Tuesday, commemorating the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison, which symbolized French peopl...

The Difference Between July 4th and July 14th

Stephen Tryon | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Stephen Tryon

The greatest danger of tyranny for Americans is not a tyranny advanced by an army marching from a foreign land. Rather, the tyranny we must guard against is the tyranny of our neighbors, cloaked in the words of patriotic fervor and liberty.

Why Do the French Love Speedos?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.13.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


5 Things You Should Know About Bastille Day in France

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Kelly Cogswell

First off, nobody in France calls it that. It's the Fourteenth of July, just like the Fourth of July in the U.S.

And You Thought July 4th Was A Big Deal. Check Out France's Bastille Day

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

Just ten days after Americans finish cleaning up their Fourth of July barbecues, the French get started on their own national holiday. Popularly calle...

PICS: See Our French Fashion Inspirations!

Posted 07.14.2013 | Style

Happy Bastille Day! In honor of France's most festive fête, we'd like to celebrate our strong-willed French friends in the only way we know how: by p...

What to Drink for Bastille Day | Posted 07.12.2013 | Taste

Get out your beret. Sunday is the historic French holiday Bastille Day.


The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC

Joyeux quatorze juillet! Bastille Day commemorates the start of the French Revolution in 1789; today, France celebrates with parades, parachutists...

Actor Gilles Marini on Swimming With Sharks, Frostbite and Opening a Dive Bar

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Actor Gilles Marini is one of the rare people in the industry who is a humble, kind and a devoted family man; and also a hard working, talented actor, who oozes passion in absolutely everything he does. He shared some of his favorite travel hits and misses with me.

Talking 'Bout a Revolution

Ali MacLean | Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

A guy sort of rolled his eyes and churlishly mumbled, "Why should we care in the U.S. about some dumb French holiday?" All rudeness aside, I decided to explain it to him. I love talking to churlish brick walls. I'm like a perky, blond Sisyphus.

The Thrillpeddlers Talk Revolution in Marat/Sade

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 09.17.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

The past helps us understand the present, and what better way to do that than through theater? Marat/Sade, on view now at Brava Theatre, is a story of class wars and revolution, remarkably close to our current world.

Vive la France! Top French Chefs Share Their Culinary Secrets

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Karen Schaler

When I heard the French Rhone Alpes has more than sixty Michelin starred restaurants I knew this was a region I needed to check out for a Travel Therapy culinary vacation!

French Celebrities And Their American Counterparts

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 07.14.2012 | Celebrity

Sure, we know Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu (although we'd never dare say their names out loud), but when it comes to the visages of France's...