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What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.22.2014 | Travel

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations. Before your next visit to a major touris...


W. Scott Olsen | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
W. Scott Olsen

Because this is Paris, imagine an early springtime evening at the moment the cafes which line the streets near Notre Dame have closed. The air is d...

ONE AND DONE: 21 Travel Experience You Only Need Once

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, eve...

4 Great Tips for Visiting Paris in Springtime

Budget Travel | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

With flowering public gardens and boulevards made for strolling hand-in-hand, this is the perfect time of year to visit the City of Light.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Eiffel Tower

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Carin Olsson You might think you've heard all there is to know about the Eiffel Tower, which turns 125 today. But you might be surprised at som...

Washington Monument Reopening In May, According To Park Service

AP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an ear...

Replicas Around The World That We Loved In 2013

Posted 12.26.2013 | Travel

Imitation is the best form of flattery, right? Around the world, there are a surprising number of "replicas" -- copies of famous locales in locatio...

Reason #4,978 To Go To Paris At Christmas

Posted 12.26.2013 | Travel

Well if this isn't a reason to book a flight to Paris next Christmas, we don't know what is. Back in the day (and by day we mean 2010) you cou...

Wrapping Up: 10th Dubai International Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came away from DIFF a believer in this as a film festival with a vision of the future of film, from the standpoint of aesthetics, technology and business.

Your Favorite Tourist Attractions: Now and Then

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

What did Times Square look like before its garish billboards? What about pre-Venetian Vegas?

Paris Secrets Only a Local Would Know

Global Yodel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

"Paris is an astonishing theatre. Streets, squares and monuments compose its relentless scenography where the most beautiful drama takes place: Lifeworld."

Beyond the Fringe

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Nicholas Moore's art is campy, surprising, lucid, fussy, symbolistic, and sincere. At times impulsive, sometimes reactive, British native Moore manages all of the above by letting his instincts guide him.

What Makes Some People Exceptional and Others Just Accomplished?

Derreck Kayongo | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Derreck Kayongo

An exceptional life demands that one find a cause in life's journey that warrants an immediate and sincere desire to champion beyond one's current accomplishments for a lifetime of transformational living.

Better By Night

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.18.2013 | Travel

The architectural wonders of this world are beautiful by day. But when the sun goes down, some of Europe's best-known tourist sites turn downright...

"We'll Always Have Paris!"

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Nothing wrong with visiting the usual landmarks tourists' attractions, but I love Paris so much, I just want to brag about it and give you a different experience of a classic city, an everlasting city, elegant, chic, sophisticated, alluring, ok, you get the picture.

The Most Legit Eiffel Tower Replicas You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel

You don't need to go all the way to Paris just to see the Eiffel Tower these days. With all of the replicas that have popped up around the world an Ei...

Eiffel Tower Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

PARIS, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Hundreds of tourists were evacuated from Paris' Eiffel Tower on Friday afternoon in response to a bomb alert, but it was f...

You Won't Believe Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel

Take a look at this picture for a second. You know where that is, right? That's Paris, obviously. There's the Eiffel Tower, and there are some ...

Cheesy Tourist Photos You Just Have To Take

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2013 | Travel

Whether you're camera shy or a shutter bug, photographs are likely a big part of your travel routine. You can't forget to pack your camera (or, these ...

Paris vs. Napa and Sonoma: Honeymoon Showdown

Peek | Posted 09.28.2013 | Weddings

With the arrival of wedding season comes honeymoon season, the time where we all drool over photos of our friends relaxing on an island in Bora Bora or floating down a canal in Venice, Italy.

Paris Police Seize 60 Tons of Fake Stuff That's Not Legally Fake

Tony Phillips | Posted 09.25.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

I read recently that authorities seized 60 tons of bootleg Eiffel Tower replicas from a warehouse near Le Bourget airport. We're talking about tin statuettes eight-centimeters in height.

12 Not Terrible Places to Eat Near the Eiffel Tower

Paris by Mouth | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Paris by Mouth

We don't recommend visiting the Eiffel tower without a solid plan for eating, whether to fortify yourself for the wait or to restore your sanity after the harrowing elevator ride. Here are some tables to consider that don't require a crosstown trip.


AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

PARIS -- France's Eiffel Tower has reopened after a rare two-day workers' strike. The union representing most of the Eiffel Tower's 300 workers calle...


AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel

PARIS — France's Eiffel Tower – normally open 365 days a year – shut down Tuesday because of a strike, leaving tourists at the landm...

WATCH: Composer Plays Eiffel Tower As Musical Instrument

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | World

By Johnny Cotton PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Star of songs, sketches and the silver screen for over a hundred years, the Eiffel Tower is...