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Marseille -- The City by the Sea Where Art and Sun Compete to Blind You

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Marseille (in the South of France, aka French Riviera, aka Cote d'Azur) is a city of surprises, an ocean-side formerly fortified enclave where strong accent and slang-ish dialect rule the quays of the old port.

What Is the Connection Between the "Labor Bill," Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ?

Hagay Sobol | Posted 04.13.2016 | World
Hagay Sobol

Social progress cannot be built on violence and division, which pit one section of the French population against another.

10 Cities All The Cool Kids Are Traveling To

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Hello again! ...It's time to re-introduce yourself to these 10 cities that have done the impossible and transformed themselves from C-list destination...

Language Faux Pas

Marianne C. Bohr | Posted 02.22.2016 | Travel
Marianne C. Bohr

Language is a subtle art. Over the course of twelve months backpacking across Europe on an adult gap year with my husband in 2012, we were often amuse...

Jews Have No Future in France

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 01.15.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

Following the jihadist attack on a kippa [Jewish skull-cap] wearing Jewish teacher in Marseille, the president of the city's Jewish community, Zvi Amm...

Following Anti-Semitic Attacks In Marseille, Jewish Leaders Divided Over Skullcap

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 01.14.2016 | World

MARSEILLE, France -- After a teenager used a machete to injure a Jewish teacher wearing a kippa, or skullcap, on Monday in France, the country's Jewis...

Wrapping up France

Rick Steves | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

After all the cute Provençal towns, I'm glad I finished in the city of Marseille. Like other gritty and vibrant "second cities" (e.g., Antwerp, Hamburg, and Bilbao), it lets the traveler connect with an urban scene that seems to be particularly alive.

Magical Marseille

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

On a recent trip to Italy for a Sunsilk Co-Creation, I decided to take the train down to the South of France to visit my aunt. From the second yo...

To Combat the 'New Anti-Semitism,' Europe's Jews and Muslims Must Work Together

Harrison Akins | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Harrison Akins

Jews and Muslims should not be working against each other, but with each other to promote their common interests and rights as religious minorities in Europe, particularly with the rise of right-wing parties across the continent.

From William Friedkin's "The French Connection" to Cédric Jimenez's "The Connection" -- Marseille's Infamous Story Still Fascinates

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

It's been over 50 years since NYPD detectives Sonny Grosso and Eddie Egan, along with Federal law enforcement, made the biggest drug bust in U.S. history, nabbing 60 kilos of pure heroin worth $32 million that had arrived from Marseille.

Do You Like Masterpieces? Check Out This Concept Hotel in Marseille

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Marseille (South of France - aka French Riviera - aka Cote d'Azur) is a city of surprises, an oceanside formerly fortified enclave where strong accent and slang-ish dialect rule the quays of the old port.

Des corps morts au cœur des villes

Victoria Luta | Posted 03.28.2014 | France
Victoria Luta

MANIFESTATION - Des militants immobiles, silencieux, debout, ont porté dans leurs bras des corps sans vie: des cadavres de lapins morts. Ils sont venus dénoncer ce qui se cache derrière ces "déchets" qualifiés comme "pertes de bénéfices".

Work Trends: Go On A Workation + Watch Your Business Explode

Alona Elkayam | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Alona Elkayam

What's a workation? Let me explain. We are living in chaotic times and we can never catch up. This is how people must have felt, too, at the beginning of the industrial revolution. Either you adapt and keep up, or die.

Crucified on a Sufi Nail

Frank Browning | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

Sometimes a nail is just a nail. But what if a drill is really a pencil? And what is it that makes a pencil draw?

Beckham's Big Night

Posted 02.25.2013 | Sports

By Robin Bairner, Goal.com Paris Saint-Germain had to withstand a barrage from rival Olympique de Marseille, but the club claimed a 2-0 victory ove...

Identical Twins' DNA Evidence: Who Committed Rapes?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

A series of rapes in Marseille, France, has generated a rare forensic puzzle: DNA evidence nabbed identical twins as suspects, LaProvence originally r...

WATCH: Birds Do 'Incredible Dance In The Sky'

Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts

In a short video titled "A Bird Ballet," Neels Castillon captures the dance-like arrangements of a flock of starlings, moving in unison across the sun...

Marseille 2013, II: Can Art Save Your City?

Frank Browning | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

This is a good time to visit no matter the likely gentrification that will almost surely wash away the ancient city's singular story.

LOOK: Stunning Photo Of Two Women Kissing In The Face Of Anti-Gay Protests Goes Viral

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is the image from anti-gay marriage protests in France that many will remember above all others: two young woman kissing in the middle of angry d...

Tilt Gives Blank Room Jekyll & Hyde Makeover

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Recently, the Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France asked the street artist Tilt to work his magic on one of their rooms. The self-proclaimed "gr...

One-Ton WWII-Era Bomb Discovered

Posted 05.18.2012 | World

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Officials in Marseille have evacuated an area around the French Mediterranean city's port so they can remove a 1-ton German...

The Pleasures of Rereading

Dave Astor | Posted 11.19.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

Reading a beloved book twice, thrice, or more is a craving that can't be denied. It's pleasurable, comforting, and relaxing -- partly because you don't have to figure out what the author is doing from scratch.

"The French Connection"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Excusez-moi, s'il vous plait. I should say I'll always have Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, where I recently spent eight minutes (huit minutes) sprinting from one airplane (l'avion) to another.

Authentic Bouillabaisse on Bastille Day at South Coast Plaza

Jay Weston | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Bouillabaisse is the traditional Provençal fish soup originated in the port city of Marseille, a hearty and delicious dinner. Marché Moderne in South Coast Plaza will be serving an authentic bouillabaisse for five nights, from July 13th to 17th.

French Bandits Hold Up Train Near Marseilles

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.07.2011 | Travel

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