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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...

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.