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Oysters and Champagne--Christmas in Paris

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.22.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

About 11 years ago Lief and I spent our first Christmas in Paris. We stayed in Paris all that winter and decided Paris makes winter the best season o...

Just Me and Mona -- Alone with Great Art

Rick Steves | Posted 12.08.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

In Italy, I've been all alone in a room full of Botticelli paintings, with Bernini's "Apollo Chasing Daphne", with Leonardo's "Last Supper", and with two masterful Davids: Donatello's and Michelangelo's. Each experience was a kind of artistic climax, leaving me craving a cigarette.

A Letter From Paris

Rick Steves | Posted 11.25.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Thank you for all of your responses to my post about terrorism and travel. I appreciated them all, but this one was extra special: "Hello there Rick ...

Paris Rooftop Scalers Defy Death In Jaw-Dropping Video

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.18.2015 | Home

Sometimes, strolling along the Seine just doesn't cut it. In a video posted to YouTube earlier this month, some hardcore parkour buffs take their b...

New Obama State Dept Top Energy Diplomat Amos Hochstein a Former Marathon Oil Lobbyist

Steve Horn | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The U.S. State Department recently announced that Amos Hochstein, currently the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, will take over as the State Department's top international energy diplomat.

Top 5 Artists to Watch at Paris Photo 2014

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 01.14.2015 | Arts

Paris Photo takes over the Grand Palais through Nov. 16 with over 169 galleries and 1200 artists featured. Poring over the artist list with a discerning, fine-toothed comb, we've selected the Top Five Artists to Watch.

Top Gems for the Foodie in the Heart of Paris

Renee Blodgett | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Renee Blodgett

You'll know that this charming city in the heart of France is a godsend for foodies.

Nothing Quite Like Paris In The Springtime

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel

It's hard to find an angle or season that doesn't suit Paris. And while the city is spectacular in color, it seems like the sort of place that's just ...

Far-Right Party Drubs Socialists In Local French Elections

Reuters | Mark John | Posted 03.30.2014 | Home

By Mark John PARIS, March 31 (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande will take soundings on a possible cabinet reshuffle on Monday after the drubbi...

16 Questions You Should Never Ask In Paris

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel

Ahh, to visit Paris in springtime. Before you head to that refined, sophisticated land of cheese and Champagne, it's crucial to make sure you won'...

Touching Video Of A Brother Surprising His Sister After World Travels

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

What do you get when you combine a Jack Johnson song with sibling love, birthday surprises, and traveling the world? A MAGIC FORMULA OF LOVE AND TEARS...

Thick Thighs and Paris Street Food

Akela Stanfield | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Akela Stanfield

My nose was stimulated by stand after stand of amazing smells. It was then that one of the chefs stepped from behind his stall to call after us.

WATCH: Clever Video Chronicles Journey To Foursquare Founder's Wedding

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Weddings

Watch viral video creator Casey Neistat record his journey from Paris, France to New York City to make a 4pm (sharp) wedding. This isn't just anyo...

Gay Games 2018's Host City Revealed

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Paris won the right to host the 2018 Gay Games on Monday erasing memories of their defeat to German city Cologne for the 2010 edition.Paris saw off ri...

Top Integrative Design Tips for Quick Real Estate Sales

Candace Vorhaus | Posted 08.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Candace Vorhaus

Add color, clear the clutter, bring up the ch'i, and attend to irregular design details for quick, profitable real estate sales.

May Is the Best Month in Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Tourists in May in Paris can have a great time -- hotels are cheaper, lines are shorter, and restaurant waiters are nicer.

History in the Walls

Pam Peterson | Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Home
Pam Peterson

In 1902, a letter was delivered to Monsieur le Baron de Thénard, at Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris. It was from a mechanic, demanding payment for the work he had done on the baron's yacht. In 2012, the letter was found in a wall.

The New Hotel Roblin is Paris Perfect

LuxEco Living | Posted 04.02.2013 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World. The New Hotel Roblin is the Paris Perfect S...

God Loves Paris, Too!

Vicky Tiel | Posted 03.10.2013 | Style
Vicky Tiel

A visit to Paris is always full of wonder. You can eat everything you desire all day long and never gain a pound. How? Why? Let me explain.

WATCH: Hilarious Tourists At The Eiffel Tower

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

Filled with awe, excitement and an extra spring in their step, on any given day you will find the square at Trocadéro flooded with hundreds of smiling citizens of the world, people who have traveled thousands of miles just to see this famous structure, to stand in front of it alone, with their family, their friends, their enemies or their fiancés, with the common goal of "capturing" this oh-so-precious moment.

Topless Activists Open Paris Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home

“Come, strip, win." The slogan reverberated on Paris' streets on Tuesday as a group of feminist activists paraded topless through the French capital...

Learning To Speak French In Paris

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

If you had spent a lot of time playing with a Paris-themed Playmobile set growing up, you would not be disappointed when you arrived in real-Paris -- except that the people are less "joint-y" and their hair's not as perfectly shaped. Unfortunately being able to appreciate quality design and effective city-maintenance programs does nothing to improve your French.

The Coolest Cocktail Bars In Paris

Party Earth | Posted 09.13.2012 | Travel
Party Earth

The young, in-the-know crowds congregate here for drinks not found anywhere else in Paris.

Eugène Atget and Old Paris

David Galenson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

2012-06-07-pullquote.jpg Eugène Atget saw the city from close up: he did not photograph panoramic views or landscapes. No detail escaped his eye.

How To Do Paris Quickly And Cheaply

Oneika Raymond | Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices
Oneika Raymond

People will tell you that you need a lot of money and a lot of time to do Paris. Not so. My partner and I went to Paris for less than 48 hours in January, saw all the highlights, and best of all, didn't break the bank. Here's how!