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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 02.25.2015 | 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...


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...

4 Great Tips for Visiting Paris in Springtime

Budget Travel | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

With flowering public gardens and boulevards made for strolling hand-in-hand, this is the perfect time of year to visit the City of Light.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Eiffel Tower

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Carin Olsson You might think you've heard all there is to know about the Eiffel Tower, which turns 125 today. But you might be surprised at som...

Washington Monument Reopening In May, According To Park Service

AP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an ear...

Replicas Around The World That We Loved In 2013

Posted 12.26.2013 | Travel

Imitation is the best form of flattery, right? Around the world, there are a surprising number of "replicas" -- copies of famous locales in locatio...

Reason #4,978 To Go To Paris At Christmas

Posted 12.26.2013 | Travel

Well if this isn't a reason to book a flight to Paris next Christmas, we don't know what is. Back in the day (and by day we mean 2010) you cou...

Wrapping Up: 10th Dubai International Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came away from DIFF a believer in this as a film festival with a vision of the future of film, from the standpoint of aesthetics, technology and business.

Your Favorite Tourist Attractions: Now and Then

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

What did Times Square look like before its garish billboards? What about pre-Venetian Vegas?

Paris Secrets Only a Local Would Know

Global Yodel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

"Paris is an astonishing theatre. Streets, squares and monuments compose its relentless scenography where the most beautiful drama takes place: Lifeworld."

Beyond the Fringe

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Nicholas Moore's art is campy, surprising, lucid, fussy, symbolistic, and sincere. At times impulsive, sometimes reactive, British native Moore manages all of the above by letting his instincts guide him.

What Makes Some People Exceptional and Others Just Accomplished?

Derreck Kayongo | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Derreck Kayongo

An exceptional life demands that one find a cause in life's journey that warrants an immediate and sincere desire to champion beyond one's current accomplishments for a lifetime of transformational living.

Better By Night

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.18.2013 | Travel

The architectural wonders of this world are beautiful by day. But when the sun goes down, some of Europe's best-known tourist sites turn downright...

"We'll Always Have Paris!"

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Nothing wrong with visiting the usual landmarks tourists' attractions, but I love Paris so much, I just want to brag about it and give you a different experience of a classic city, an everlasting city, elegant, chic, sophisticated, alluring, ok, you get the picture.

The Most Legit Eiffel Tower Replicas You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel

You don't need to go all the way to Paris just to see the Eiffel Tower these days. With all of the replicas that have popped up around the world an Ei...