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PHOTOS: 36 Hours in Paris Avec Enfants

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 06.13.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

With short attention spans and sleep deprivation, we were seeking the ultimate itinerary for a speedy trip to Paris with kids.

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.

PHOTOS: The 10 Best City Views Around The World

Oyster | Posted 05.05.2012 | Travel

Who doesn't like to wake up in the morning and find the Eiffel Tower outside their window or open the drapes at night and see the Chicago River glittering with the reflections of skyscraper lights?

PHOTOS: Citrus Festival In France Starts Today

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

The 79th annual Fete du Citron in Menton, France, starts today. Known as "The Pearl of France," the sleepy town on the French Riviera comes alive once...

See How Nations' Debt Stacks Up To Their Famous Buildings [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

Greece's huge amounts of sovereign debt put the Eurozone's economy in jeopardy and had consequences for the global economy. But, Greece isn't alone...

Love Blooms Eternal In The City Of Light

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

The iconic words uttered by Bogart to Bergman in "Casablanca" so many years ago are just as true and meaningful today. Maybe even more so. You see, recently Bertrand Delanoe, the mayor of Paris, has created something called Paris Tourist Day, meant to encourage Parisians to adopt a more cordial view of tourists.

WATCH: The Bay Bridge's 2 Year Long, 1 Mile Wide Light Sculpture

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

San Francisco's beloved Bay Bridge is about to turn 75, and for this milestone birthday the city wanted something big. In the tradition of many great ...

PHOTOS: Teen LEGO Enthusiast

| Megan Horst Hatch | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

In the Buttliere family’s Buffalo Grove home, the Eiffel Tower shares a table with the World Trade Center complex, Toronto’s CN Tower, and Dubai...

Michele Bachmann's Iowa Campaign Co-Chair Warns Gay Marriage Could Lead To Women 'Marrying The Eiffel Tower'

Posted 11.22.2011 | Gay Voices

One of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to scaring people into not supporting gay marriage is using the "slippery slope" method. You tel...

London Gets Its Own 'Eiffel Tower'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

To get ready for the 2012 Olympic games, London needed the customary facelift that goes along with the festivities. Efforts have been made to push Lon...

The Phuket List or Ten Things I'm Just as Happy to Never do Before I Die

Judy Silk | Posted 12.07.2011 | Comedy
Judy Silk

5. Travel Anywhere Without Flush Toilets: I thought about giving an example of why this is so, but it grosses me out so much, I just couldn't.

Friday Photo: Lights

Kirsten Alana | Posted 11.23.2011 | Travel
Kirsten Alana

This week's theme is light, and a nighttime photograph of the Eiffel Tower seems a natural fit.

Parenting By Way of Paris: One Mom's Journey From Poop Patrol to Hotel Plaza Athenee

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

So, what do you do with young children in the City of Light? One of my goals of the trip was to inspire wee Francophiles. Thus, I found activities that catered to their interests and attention spans.

WATCH: Scampering Down The Eiffel Tower's Staircase

Rick Steves | Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

The Eiffel Tower is notorious for its lines so I actually prefer to take the stairs down.

Getting Up The Eiffel Tower: The Smart Way And The Long Way

Rick Steves | Posted 10.26.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

If your time is worth anything (and I always assume my traveling readership has very valuable time), you must get a reservation to go up the Eiffel Tower.

PHOTOS 'The Sinner's Grand Tour': 10 Sexy Places The Guidebooks Won't Tell You About

Tony Perrottet | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books
Tony Perrottet

I've never been much interested in going to the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, the Colosseum, or any of the standard tourist draws in Europe.

See, Stroll and Savor Paris in Spring

Denise Dennis | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel
Denise Dennis

"Paris in Spring." These words, evocative of floral gardens, sidewalk cafes, and wide boulevards, remind us that Spring is one of the loveliest seas...

La Fin: Reflections on a Semester in Paris

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 05.30.2011 | Travel
Yuliya Neyman

Our French misadventure started nobly with planned visits to the Louvre and ended, as one of us aptly put it, "in a haze of wine, smoke and ATM withdrawals." We were decadent, hedonistic and careless.

Eiffel Tower Evacuated Over Suspicious Package

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — A bomb threat and the discovery of a suspicious package spurred French authorities to briefly evacuate nearly 4,000 tourists from the Ei...

The Most Overrated Travel Experiences (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 09.20.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

When not writing troublesome books and blogs, I'm fortunate enough to be an occasional travel writer. Here are some of the most overrated things for the world traveler including the world's most overrated tourist attraction.

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...

France's Mass Strikes Are No Tea Party

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Walk down any street in the old part of Paris behind the Louvre, and you see large numbers of unwashed, evil-looking ruffians just waiting for an excuse to riot, loot and burn.

Tourists Allowed Back In Eiffel Tower After Bomb Threat

AP | PIERRE-YVES ROGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

PARIS — The Eiffel Tower was briefly evacuated Tuesday evening after officials received a bomb threat called in from a telephone booth, in the s...

Eiffel Tower Evacuated Again Due To Bomb Threat

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated for the second time this month Tuesday evening. The area was cleared due to a bomb threat, AFP reports. The Eiffel T...

Eiffel Tower Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A reported bomb threat forced an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower and the surrounding area this evening, including local park Champ de Mars, MSNBC repor...