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Brittany

Pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel

Michael Saint James | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
Michael Saint James

In the distance, a silhouette floats like a mirage on the horizon. Circled by ocean waters, an ancient abbey, founded in the eighth century, sits on a...

Was 2015 The Year Of The Mural?

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Was 2015 the "Year of the Mural"? A lot of people thought so, and the rise of commercial festivals and commissioned public/private mural programs p...

We Found The Two Most Precious Islands In France

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel

It's almost time for leaf-peeping in Paris -- but before you go, do yourself a favor and soak up summer's last bits on islands off the Brittany coast....

6 Ways to Chill Out in Brittany, France

Fathom | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Fathom

With a romantic landscape of frothy inlets, verdant cliffs, and seaside cottages speckled with orange moss and honeysuckle, off-season or in, Brittany's Emerald Coast is the ultimate escape for rest, relaxation, and serious shellfish.

A French Family

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The land has a misty charm; with deep blue hydrangeas and red poppies growing like wild weeds everywhere, Brittany is a land of strange beauty and secrets, legends and fairies, warriors and fishermen.

Masked Farmers Smash Eggs In Protest

AP | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

PARIS -- French farmers are threatening to amplify a protest over low egg prices by smashing thousands of eggs on the streets and squares of France's ...

France's Most Enchanting Towns

minube | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
minube

This summer, ditch the tourist trail in Paris and Marseilles and hit the countryside to experience the wealth of gorgeous historical villages France has to offer.

Jane Irish: Sông Hương: Withdrawing Room

Gabriela Vainsencher | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Gabriela Vainsencher

While Irish's devotion to the political propelled her to paint in Vietnam and France, it is striking how much this show does not scream 'political art!.' I think it is exactly this show's relative ambiguity, that makes it more interesting and more effective.

La Marinière, an Eternal Classic

Pam Peterson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

In the early 20th century, Coco Chanel saw fishermen on the beaches of France wearing striped shirts, and began to wear them herself. The shirt worked its way into the wardrobes of Parisian society, and a classic was born.

Thomas Keller's New Bouchon Bakery Opens in Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I am given to grandiose statements of excessive enthusiasm. So here goes another... the best piece of pastry I have eaten in years.

How Glee Is Changing the World, One 12 Year-Old at a Time

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Robinson

With singing gay football players, Down Syndrome cheerleaders and dancing wheelchairs, Glee is changing the world, one 12 year-old at a time.

A Full Moon, Werewolves, and Betrayed Love

Jane Minogue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Minogue

Werewolves are in the news these days, so let's analyze a story of werewolves, love, and betrayal circa 1180 from Marie de France.