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Celebrating July 4th in France

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a packet of mini-flags. We're nearly set for a holiday blowout in the country. Strangely, none of the stores is stocked with hot dogs or chips. No one around us seems to be doing the same.

French Police Detain 6-Year-Old Girl For 3 Days In ID Mistake

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) — Paris airport police held a 6-year-old French girl for three days on suspicion she had a fake passport — until a judge ordered her re...

I've Died and Gone to Heaven and It's Called Air France Business Class

Christine Blackburn | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Christine Blackburn

The facial massage is what really did it for me. Not the seat in the Air France business class cabin that reclined flat, not the champagne that flowed...

PHOTOS: See A Quaint French Village Transform Into An Abandoned Ghost Town

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

Just twelve miles north of Paris, you'll find a ghost town called Goussainville-Vieux Pays, which was once a picturesque farming village filled with c...

Ikea's Pop-Up Lounge In Charles De Gaulle

Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel

Leave it to Ikea to make a having a delayed flight fun. The Swedish home design giant has set up a temporary lounge in Paris' Roissy-Charles de Gau...

Charles De Gaulle Getting Friendlier | Posted 03.30.2012 | Travel

PARIS — Charles de Gaulle is the second-largest European airport in terms of passengers — 61 million last year — and the seventh-largest worldwi...

10 Simple Ways To Save Money In Paris

EuroCheapo | Posted 05.15.2012 | Travel

Although Paris is the world's most visited city and its very name is synonymous with luxury, it's not necessarily expensive to visit.

Snow Pounds Paris, Closes Eiffel Tower (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (AP) - Heavy snow in Paris on Wednesday shut down the city's main airport, its bus system and the Eiffel Tower. Elsewhere in Europe, bad weather...

The Red Cross Hotel (Part Four)

Brigid Brett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brigid Brett

While I'm waiting at the window to check my cell phone a young man wearing a Ray Ban T-shirt stops to talk. "I am waiting to go to court, so I can apply for political asylum," he answers.

The Red Cross Hotel (Part Three)

Brigid Brett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigid Brett

The man tells us there are about 150 people staying here, speaking dozens of languages. Most are refugees seeking political asylum. Others, like us, have the "wrong papers."

DIA Named One Of Worlds Best AIrports... To Spend the Night

The Denver Post | Ann Schrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Weary passengers rank Denver International Airport as 10th in the world and first in the nation for a good place to sleep. A website, Sleepinginairpo...