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10 Gorgeous Hotel Room Views

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2013 | Travel
Oyster

During our travels around the globe, we have stayed in some pretty gorgeous rooms. But a beautiful room means nothing if it looks out at a brick wall.

WATCH: Paris Replaces Lawnmowers with Adorable Sheep

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 04.06.2013 | World

Paris has come up with an interesting -- and pretty adorable -- solution to keep its grass fields in tip top condition. The New York Times reports...

Interview With Yvette van Boven About Home Made Summer

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Nicki Richesin

Yvette van Boven's cookbooks seem sprinkled with fairy dust. Her latest one, Home Made Summer, is filled with her fanciful drawings, tempting recipes, and her husband's evocative photographs.

The Power of Your iPhone

Greg White | Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy
Greg White

I enter a stark, white, room. The noise of the door slamming shut causes me to glance instinctively down. Battery is at 16 percent. Panic sends my eyes darting around the bottoms of the walls, searching for that fix.

PHOTOS: Must-Eat World Food Specialties

Oyster | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

As if we needed another reason to visit Hawaii.

Europe's Best Attractions & Where To Stay Nearby

Oyster | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Plus, where you should stay to be near these spots.

Eiffel Tower Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 03.31.2013 | World

PARIS -- The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Saturday night after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat, police said. Nearly 1,400 people were sent ...

Women's History Month Spotlight: Advice From the 19th Century, on Loneliness and Doubt, Horses, Vacuum Cleaners and the Nature of Time

Carole DeSanti | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Carole DeSanti

In honor of women's history month and to celebrate the paperback publication of The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R., I arranged an interview with Eugénie R. herself (heretofore known only as my fictional character) to find out how this 19th century woman feels about our 21st century world.

Women Storm the Louvre (By Invitation)

Frank Browning | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

When I first came to Paris and my husband was working, I would walk in the parks if I had free time," said Ouida, a well-spoken middle-aged woman from Algeria. "But I never dreamed I could come in here [to the Louvre]. I didn't think I would be allowed.

Beautiful Creatures

Monika Chiang | Posted 05.26.2013 | Style
Monika Chiang

I've been traveling quite a lot lately (albeit not in a hot air balloon!) and encountering all sorts of beautiful creatures myself, and that got me thinking a lot about my own journey. After New York Fashion Week, I hopped a night flight to Paris for the Première Vision Fabric Show (PV).

Paris: Mandela In, Chavez Out

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

The city of Paris on Monday made anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela an honorary citizen but refused to grant an honour to Venezuela's late leftist fir...

The Tibi Design Team Goes to Paris

Amy Smilovic | Posted 05.21.2013 | Style
Amy Smilovic

Each season, after showcasing Tibi's new collection at New York Fashion Week, my design team and I travel to Paris to source inspiration for the next collection. I deeply value this type of creative collaboration and consider it to be one of the keys to Tibi's success.

Spring Break Is Not Just For Spring Breakers

Viator | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel
Viator

One of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas offer plenty of Spring Break deals.

Ayana Mathis, Author of the Bestselling Novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, on How She Reacted When Oprah Winfrey Called

Brad Listi | Posted 05.18.2013 | Books
Brad Listi

Here's an excerpt from Episode 157, my conversation with Ayana Mathis, author of the bestselling novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. It was hand-selected by Oprah Winfrey as an official pick of Oprah's Book Club 2.0.

13 Ways To Make Europe Affordable

EuroCheapo | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
EuroCheapo

Americans love Eurail passes and for a good reason: They're convenient and exciting to hold onto before your trip. They are not necessarily, however, a great deal.

LOOK: Reflections Of Paris

Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts

Countless tourists arrive in Paris each year, snapping hundreds of pictures on cameras and smartphones. Joanna Lemanska's mirrored photographs of the ...

Just Say 'Non'

Pamela Druckerman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Parents
Pamela Druckerman

When it comes to parental authority, we Americans could take some more lessons from the French. They work hard at being "the one who decides," and believe that kids blossom best inside limits, and that it's reassuring to know that a grown-up is steering the ship.

PHOTOS: Europe's Inconvenient, Beautiful Storms

Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel

Severe storms have taken Western Europe by surprise, dropping enough snow to force flight cancellations , suspend the Eurostar, and trap locals in the...

On the Road: Sky Ferreira

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

Watching Sky Ferreira in her video for the track "Everything is Embarrassing" conjures memories of Madonna in the '80s, a time when playful sensuality was captured in a single glance and a slight smile breathed effortless flirtation.

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.

You Just Have To Taste It: Getting Your Kids To Eat Like The French

Pamela Druckerman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Parents
Pamela Druckerman

When my kids started attending daycare in Paris, I was struck by the lunch menus. Every day, the 3-and-unders were served four-course meals.

PINK PARIS Is a Sight for Sore Eyes, or Eyes Tired of the Long Grey Winter

Vicky Tiel | Posted 02.26.2013 | Style
Vicky Tiel

I arrived in Paris just after a rare snow storm left to find FLUO PINK clothes in all the windows, especially in the men's stores. The hot pink no button sweater coat is the must-have purchase of spring 2013, and neon furniture is also brand new in Paris!

How To Boil An Egg With Rose Bakery's Chef

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 04.28.2013 | Taste
Louise McCready Hart

While advertisements for the incredible, edible egg aren't as prevalent as they once were, eggs are an essential part of any bakery and restaurant.

What's New In France In 2013

Rick Steves | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Gondolas will continue operating on the Mont Blanc lift up from Chamonix to the Aiguille du Midi and over to Helbronner -- but only in summer and, even then, only in good weather.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Paris

Brittany Binowski | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

Sometimes there is peace in the most unexpected places. This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Anatoly Soshilov on the busy streets of ...