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Patrick Stewart Reads Hilariously Bad Reviews Of Iconic Tourist Attractions

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.24.2017 | Entertainment

Famous monuments aren’t for everyone. Patrick Stewart reads out some real 1-star reviews that people have posted online in a new clip for GQ. And th...

World-Famous Landmark To Be Fitted With Anti-Terrorist Glass Barrier

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.09.2017 | World

The Eiffel Tower, one of the world’s most famous landmarks, will get a glass wall built round its base under a plan to provide extra protection agai...

Antonio Petracca: The Art in Perception

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 11.08.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Antonio Petracca, Sleep With the Fishes (2007), oil on canvas on wood, 30 x 32 x 1 inches Antonio Petracca's art addresses the cultural, visual, poli...

As Goes Manila and Nairobi, So Goes Paris

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

When I last visited Paris, exactly two years ago, Charlie Hebdo, Bataclan, the Brussels and Istanbul airport attacks, and this year's other terrorist ...

What You Can Learn from the Presence of Prince

Connie Dieken | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Connie Dieken

You only need to scroll through the photos of iconic buildings bathed in purple in the days following Price's death to see evidence of his presence. F...

Ride the Wheel for a Fresh View of Paris

Rick Steves | Posted 05.12.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The Paris Ferris Wheel offers a 200-feet-high view of the City of Light from its location at the bottom of the Champs-Elysées. This transportable whe...

5 Romantic Bucket List Trips Perfect For Couples

Gin Sander | Posted 02.19.2017 | Fifty
Gin Sander

Here's an idea for 2016: why not shake things up and do something entirely out of character for you two? Something to startle your friends, amaze your children, and bring you closer together as a couple...

Jennifer Aniston And Justin Theroux Spent Valentine's Day In Paris

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.15.2016 | Entertainment

Justin Theroux just took Valentine's Day to new heights -- literally. The "Zoolander 2" writer and his wife Jennifer Aniston spent the Hallmark holid...

50 Countries And Counting: A Naturalista's Adventures Through Europe And Black "Herstory" Perspectives, Part I--Monaco and France!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 02.05.2017 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

In my last installment of my naturalista travel adventures, I mentioned that I would write about Europe and then as my fingers hit the keys, I recogni...

18 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Eiffel Tower

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.03.2017 | Travel

More than 7 million people visit the Eiffel Tower every year. It's popular and it's crowded, but it doesn't have to be a total time suck. Here's how t...

Eiffel Tower Stuns In Green In Honor Of Climate Talks

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.01.2015 | Arts

The Eiffel Tower is going green to commemorate the climate talks that began this week in Paris. The color comes from images of trees projected onto th...

An Expat's Obsession with Paris

WHERE | Posted 11.19.2016 | Travel

When she was a young girl, Paris stole the heart of writer Sandra Iskander, and a decade ago, she came to the city but never left. Here she tells us w...

'An Artist Has No Home in Europe Except in Paris' -Friedrich Nietzsche

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.17.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In the last few days, Paris has been in the news and on our minds for all the wrong reasons... tragic reasons. And still, there is no doubt that with its indomitable spirit and enduring troves of art and culture, the city -- and France itself -- will overcome.

False Alert Prompts Evacuation Near Eiffel Tower

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

PARIS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The police cordon briefly put around the Pullman Hotel in Paris' 15th district was a false alert, an interior ministry spoke...

Daredevil Climbs Eiffel Tower, Records A Stomach-Churning Video

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel

File this under: Things not to try on your next family vacation. James Kingston, a Youtuber and adventurer who has previously climbed the Dnopro Towe...

The First Aerodrome in Paris -- Where Hot-Air Balloons Came to Land -- Is Now a Hotel

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

When Paris had an airfield where such flying apparatus were in fashion and in frequent use, the landing field where the montgolfières used to touch down was this vast expanse of grass inside the city perimeter, where the 16th arrondissement is now located.

Landmark Replicas That Are as Good as the Real Deal

CheapTickets | Posted 08.27.2016 | Travel

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then some landmarks should be downright charmed. If you don't have the time or money to see the real thing, then opt for one of these faux versions of tourists attractions that are often imitated and nearly duplicated.

15 Liberating Ways to Experience Paris: A Walking Tour for the August 25 Anniversary of its Liberation

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.23.2016 | Travel
Meg Waite Clayton

The city's liberation on August 25, 1944 is widely considered the most romantic moment of the war. This short walking tour will visit the highlight moments of the liberation. You might stop along the route for some deliciously reviving French chocolate.

10 Basic Rules For Choosing An Online Dating Profile Picture

Joe Seldner | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Yes, there is more to dating and mating and enjoying a relationship than physical attraction, so no need to point that out. And yes, these bits of advice apply to both women and men. And yes, who am I to be giving advice about what people look like. OK... But we all respond initially to appearance, so a few basics are worth keeping in mind.

The Day Little Jimmy Scott Sang Just for Me

Susan Sisko Carter | Posted 07.17.2016 | Arts
Susan Sisko Carter

I was a little girl, with a big vibrato, recording my first single in Newark, New Jersey. Okay, I confess: it was a demo. But still, there I was at Savoy Records, a label whose catalogue of R&B, jazz, and gospel artists included Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, The Clara Ward Singers and John Lee Hooker.

13 Unique Things You Should Collect When Traveling (PHOTOS)

Trippy | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel

Let's face it. If you love to travel, there's nothing more exciting than exploring a new place for the first time. Well, maybe there is one thing: buying something new from each place to remind you of your trip!

Do's and Don'ts According to Parisian Principles - Plus Other Little Things to Know so You Don't Make an Ass of Yourself. Part One.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Chances are you will look like tourists. Americans in Paris often take their country with them in small but perceptible ways, sometimes laughable, sometimes quite embarrassing. Allow me to point out here a few things to help you navigate in a new city, and save you from sometimes ruining your day, if not your stay.

Paris: The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Joan Z. Shore

So you want to visit Paris? You were here 40 years ago as an exchange student. Or you were here 30 years ago on your honeymoon. Or 15 years ago on your second honeymoon.

George Clooney's Tomorrowland Exists in Spain

Dave Parfitt | Posted 05.15.2016 | Entertainment
Dave Parfitt

Before you think all of Tomorrowland is fictional, that futuristic city you may have seen in the posters and movie trailers -- that exists, at least partly. Continue reading for more about the real-life city of Tomorrowland in Valencia, Spain.

There Is A Secret Apartment At The Top Of The Eiffel Tower

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.12.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Unlike the scientific marvel of steel and hard lines it's housed in, the pied à terre is cozy and romantic -- think paisley wallpaper, wood furniture and oil paintings. All in all, not a shabby place to view Paris from the best vantage point in town.