First off, nobody in France calls it that. It's the Fourteenth of July, just like the Fourth of July in the U.S.
Sometimes a couple wants more romance than a kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower or while sunning on the Mediterranean in St Tropez. Here are 10 unique places to say your I love you's in France this summer.
Perched on a cliff overlooking the natural park of mountainous Haut-Languedoc, the rooms here have unbeatable views.
The chaos on the border screams the nation's urgent need for immigration reform. Hopefully, Washington will act, for humanitarian as well as security reasons, and perhaps also to satisfy the country's understandable yearning for coherent law.
Say hello to Paris and three of the city's most magnificent hotels.
As the globe becomes more cosmopolitan, it becomes even more important to get our balance right. And a correct balance is what underpins liberal secularism.
The building of new, immensely costly, nuclear-armed submarines by the U.S. government and others may soon raise the level of earlier anxiety to a nuclear nightmare.
There is a "je ne sais quoi" in moving to a new city, one as magnificent and idyllic as Paris, and discovering it on your own, not through what you think you should do because people say you MUST go the Louvre.
The morning of June 28, 1914 dawned bright for most Europeans. By sunset a geopolitical cataclysm loomed. World War I demonstrated the importance of saying no. Any of the great powers could have stopped the march toward war. America could have refused to join the parade after it started. The world would have been a better place had one or all done so. Today, Washington is filled with routine proposals for new interventions: bombing campaigns, foreign invasions, and military occupations. Most seem unlikely to trigger a new world war. But a century ago no one expected an assassination in a distant Balkan province to do so either. That is reason enough for Americans to make war truly a last resort.
Your vacation will remain more pleasurable when you enjoy your food without being stuffed. You'll sleep better, feel terrific, and be energetic and lively throughout the entire trip.
By meekly complying to Washington's injunctions France has renounced its independence and permanently tarnished its image on the international scene.
With a newly aggressive Russia, the United States and our allies should look for a way to keep these ships out of Vladimir Putin's hands so we don't give him precisely the type of expeditionary military asset used to invade other nations.
Allez les bleus! Ooops, no sorry, that's for football (what some call soccer, whatever). Saturday, July 5 saw the departure of the three-week long Tour de France starting in... Leeds, Yorkshire in the north east of England, don't ask.
Yesterday morning I spent the majority of the day in the Lapa neighborhood of Rio with George Otero, a well-known plastic surgeon from Brazil who prac...
As Iraq tumbles into a yet another civil war, it is important to remember how all this came about, and why adding yet more warfare to the current crisis will perpetuate exactly what the "Great Loot" set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.