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Cafes Your Favorite Authors Loved

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From Keats to Hemingway, Paris to New Orleans, the Romantics to the Beat Generation, this is your grand tour of the places where the greats wrote and drank -- and you can, too.

My Three Favorite Rare Book Stores in Europe

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.27.2014 | Books
Steve Mariotti

I traveled to Europe a few weeks ago and, for the first time, I didn't attend a conference on youth education, or meet with leading business people on how we can innovate startups worldwide. Instead I explored the opportunities provided by a few select bookstores.

Why You Should Spend Next August In Paris

Lynne Martin | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

When we announced that we would spend June through August in Paris this year I could see dismay in our friends' eyes. Even though most were too polite to say anything, I knew they were thinking, 'Oh, my God, August in Paris? Really? It's going to be jungle hot with no air conditioning, it will be jammed with unwashed tourists, and you won't have anything to eat because EVERYONE knows Parisians evacuate in August.'

A Perfect Family Trip to Europe

Alison Chino | Posted 08.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

We decided to divide our time with a week in Scotland, a week in London and Paris and a week in Switzerland. This combination turned out to be a great itinerary for a family trip to Europe.

The Other Ex-Men

Rob Taub | Posted 08.20.2014 | Divorce
Rob Taub

Stories about post divorce relationships with former spouses most often deal with acrimony and seldom address anything positive. My circumstances are slightly unusual as my ex-wife and I have always behaved cordially to one another.

Francois Laxalt: Carrying the Message of Peace Through Senbazuru

Jason Landry | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Parisian photographer Francois Laxault isn't just taking photographs of birds; he's creating a still frame of a very peaceful moment. He tracks the birds who are active participants in a zen-like dance in the sky.

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

Oyster | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.

Gorgeous Time-Lapse Whisks You Away For A 3-Week Paris Vacation

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

Photographer Paul Richardson took a three-week trip to Paris and fell in love -- with the famed city, of course. He was so taken in by the "City of...

Paris Asks Couples To Post Selfies Instead Of Love Locks

AP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

PARIS (AP) — Paris hopes to persuade couples to end the unwelcome recent tradition of fixing padlocks to the Seine River's aging bridges, and instea...

How I Overcame Acute Anxiety and Crippling Depression

Maria X. Liu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria X. Liu

I can't emphasize enough how important it is to really know what your body and mind are trying to tell you. We're all here for our own individual purpose, and if you don't listen to it and only treat these signs as symptoms of a disease that you treat purely through external remedies, you'll have lost yourself in the process.

Are You the Artist...or the Masterpiece?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.11.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

The metaphysical equation and question: Where does the essence of the artist (the creator) end and the form called the creation begin? This question gives new meaning to the age old adage, "As within, so without."

Abcense and Cangiari: 2 Top International Designers in Paris LuxEcoLiving Style

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.12.2014 | Style
LuxEco Living

There is a fashionista curiosity in every woman at every age. Unfortunately, most advertising and all of marketing for women's fashion cue their look books with youth in mind and size zero in bodies.

Christophe Michalak: The Pastry Superhero

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

Michalak is the pastry chef of the prestigious three-Michelin-starred Plaza Athénée in Paris, but don't let his culinary pedigree fool you.

Postcard From a Parisian Protest in Solidarity With Palestine

Olivia Snaije | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
Olivia Snaije

A small but determined group of 30 or so Israelis living in France marched in a demonstration held in Paris last weekend in solidarity with Palestine. The local police estimate 11,500 people attended the march in a city that empties out during the month of August.

Are You a Repetitive Buffoon or a Cunning Linguist?

Carl Pettit | Posted 08.04.2014 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

Here are nine hackneyed social observations you can test yourself against in order to determine if you're a witty social guru or merely a repetitive buffoon.

The Messy, Imperfect Blog Post

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Reflect on the lessons you've learned recently. Reflect on what you might want to change. Reflect on how you might bust out of your comfort zone to get there. Be imperfect. But be real. Know that's the best way to be. And know that, in the end, it will all be fine.

Splish-Splash, Come Take a Bath in Our New Overpriced Pool!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

In 2008, the City of Paris offered a 54-year lease to a company that planned to renovate and operate the pool. After years of work, this May the majestic structure finally re-opened and the renovation is quite spectacular.

Jewelry Paris Style: La Suite 240 Has It All

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.29.2014 | Style
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Luxury for Less. The most beautiful authentic jewelry, custom desig...

Google Shows People Around The World Have Lots Of The Same Questions

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 08.12.2014 | World

If you are in New York and type the words "why am" into Google's search bar, the first two suggestions offered by Google's Autocomplete function are "...

A Literary Tour Of Paris

Rachel Thompson | Posted 07.25.2014 | Books
Rachel Thompson

Paris is, and always has been, a moveable feast for writers. For centuries, impecunious and erstwhile unknown writers have flocked to the City of Lights to cut their teeth and soak up the city's intoxicating and never-ending sources of inspiration.

A Beach On The Seine? Yes Please!

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.25.2014 | Travel

The spot to "see and be Seine." Or even, dare we say it, a "beach Seine" (we know it doesn't really work, just go with it.) The puns are endless, b...

When Your Heart Says, 'Hell No!' -- How to Step Out of a Bad Situation

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Let go of what's not working. Be brave enough to move on. Make bold choices. It's okay if they're last minute, split second, or otherwise -- as long as you're following your inner-voice. Be audacious enough to ask the driver to stop the bus so you can jump off and see what adventures are waiting for you.

Midnight in Paris on Wheels

Party Earth | Posted 07.25.2014 | Travel
Party Earth

The beautiful woman holds a delicate red rose in her hands, and the two of them sip champagne as they drive by the Eiffel tower lit up against the night sky. The two lovebirds stop for their driver to take a photo of them at the Champs-Élysées.

Is Paris Burning?

Dr. Alan Kadish | Posted 07.22.2014 | Education
Dr. Alan Kadish

It's well past time for President Hollande to issue a strong response to this incident and others like it. If he does not, it will send a clear message that tolerating or even spreading hatred is acceptable in France.

Classics in HD -- Film School 101 at Symphony Space

Christopher Atamian | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Under the expert curatorial guidance of Ed Budz, the Thalia theater at Symphony Space is offering a remarkable cinematic series this summer. Appropriately if prosaically titled Classics in HD, it includes some of the most memorable films in 20th century film history.