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Landmark Replicas That Are as Good as the Real Deal

CheapTickets | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

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 08.24.2015 | 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 08.22.2015 | 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.

Thousands Of Kids In Need Get Special Summer Trip To Paris

AP | Sally Lauckner | Posted 08.19.2015 | Good News

PARIS (AP) — Paris takes in billions of euros each year from tourists, but the international vacation destination welcomed thousands of special ...

The Day Little Jimmy Scott Sang Just for Me

Susan Sisko Carter | Posted 07.20.2015 | 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 06.30.2015 | Travel
Trippy

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 06.09.2015 | 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 06.08.2015 | 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.

Eiffel Tower Closed After Workers Walkout Over Anger About Pickpockets

AP | OLEG CETINIC | Posted 05.22.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public for most of the day Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris...

George Clooney's Tomorrowland Exists in Spain

Dave Parfitt | Posted 05.15.2015 | 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 05.14.2015 | 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.

5 Lessons From My 40th Birthday in Paris

Michele Corvi | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Michele Corvi

First, let me say, I loved everything there was to love about this romantic city. The people, the energy, the architecture, the fashion, the coffee and croissants, the feel of the air, the sounds in the streets.

These Parisian Apartments Have Views So Stunning, You'll Want To Move ASAP

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

Paris may not be the most economically friendly place to live abroad, but there's zero harm in dreaming. The city is a charming collection of secr...

The Eiffel Tower Just Became A Little More Green. Here Are 8 Other Landmarks That Did It First

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green

Two wind turbines have been successfully installed on the Eiffel Tower to offset some of the structure's energy use, renewable energy company UGE and ...

Multiple Drones Buzz Past The Eiffel Tower, Puzzling Police

AP | By ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 04.26.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) — At least five drones flew over the Eiffel Tower, the U.S. Embassy and other Paris landmarks overnight, authorities said Tuesday. It was...

These Days, Is 'Love' Meaningless?

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Alexandra Villarreal

As a concept, love has always fascinated me. The word itself is dull at best; one syllable, two vowels, four letters. But it's humanity's obsession, the one thing we crave more than wealth and power.

Dancing With Thieves

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
W. Scott Olsen

I had come up the Avenue de Tourville, crossed Avenue de la Motte-Picquet, and was walking, strolling really, hands in pockets, hat tilted back, toward the Eiffel Tower.

'Scandal' Just Taught Scott Foley A New Sex Position

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

Things have been getting pretty steamy on "Scandal" lately, starting with this season's premiere, when Jake Ballard got a little, um, handsy with Oliv...

The New See-Through Eiffel Tower

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

For the tourists in search of intense emotions, it is now possible to walk on a floor made of clear glass on the first level of the tower, seemingly walking on air.

Are Glass-Bottomed Bridges The New 'It' Attraction?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel

If it seems like you're seeing glass-bottomed attractions all over the Internet, it's because, well, you are. Photos of yet another glass-bottome...

11 Reasons To Visit Girona, Spain

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Ah, Spain. We just can't get enough of your beautifulness. And we just fell in love with the newest beautiful Spanish city we want to visit -- cal...

Eiffel Tower's Vertigo-Inducing New Addition

AP | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has been given a vertigo-inducing face lift as organizers celebrate the Paris monument's 125th anniversary. The 324...

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.22.2014 | Travel

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations. Before your next visit to a major touris...

Attendez

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
W. Scott Olsen

Because this is Paris, imagine an early springtime evening at the moment the cafes which line the streets near Notre Dame have closed. The air is d...

ONE AND DONE: 21 Travel Experience You Only Need Once

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, eve...