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It's Time for My Annual Fall Pledge Drive

Kipp Friedman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

The leaves are turning color, there's a crispness in the air and pumpkins are starting to appear on lawns. This can only mean one thing: It's time for my annual fall pledge drive.

The Pastis Fairytale Islands

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The fish was divine, the mussels out of this world, the wine, the crisps, the warm bread, the berries, the onion soup, the kittens jumping in our plates -- I will spare you the amount of the addition (bill) for the four of us.

Visiting 10 Real-Life Locations From FX's 'Archer'

Hopper.com | Posted 11.12.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

Despite being an animated series (perhaps encouraged by that fact), Archer and his team at the International Secret Intelligence Service often travel to various high-flying locations around the world to practice spycraft.

Moonlight Shows Woody Still Has the 'Magic' Touch

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The dialogue, the skill of the actors, and the 1920s setting for the story all add to the emotional response drawn from the audience.

It's No Longer Haute To Go Topless On French Riviera

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel

Au reviour, boobies. If you're headed to the French Riviera soon, you're gonna want to pack a bikini top. Topless sunbathing is seeing a massive d...

Best Summer Beach Read: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is The Night

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

You needn't be by the sea to read it, of course, for you can see and smell and almost taste the Mediterranean, wherever you are, thanks to Fitzgerald's magical words.

5 Free Things To Do In The 'Jewel Of The French Riviera'

AP | MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel

CANNES, France (AP) — This jewel of the French Riviera was a sleepy fishing village when 19th-century English aristocrat Henry Brougham began encour...

5 Gorgeous Real-Life Destinations That Inspired Your Favorite Books

Posted 05.13.2014 | Books

In a letter to Nelson Algren, Simone de Beauvoir once wrote, "I'm just leaving for Antibes. I am dreaming of sun, silence, and time to work." Whil...

Menton Lemon Festival: Celebrating the End of Winter in the French Riviera

Michael Schuermann | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

The easternmost town on the French Riviera, the Lemon Festival has marked the farewell to winter (or what passes for winter around here) since the end of the 19th century.

The Other Rivieras Of Europe You Should Care About

Posted 02.13.2014 | Travel

The French Riviera is wonderful and all, but it is, by and large, pricey and too tres chic for words, which is a problem for you when you want to take...

14 Places In France That Aren't Paris

Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Paris: you either love it or hate it. But don't let your feelings for Paris color your view of the rest of France... it's a wonderful country with lot...

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

Home Away | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Home Away

In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die.

Egon Finney, Rin Tin Tin, Scott Fitzgerald, and Water-Skiing, 1928

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Egon Finney is a Jazz Age celebrity no one has noticed since his lifetime, but who is surely as interesting as many of his human contemporaries -- and far more interesting than many of them.

Travel Guide: French Riviera

Architectural Digest | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Architectural Digest

With its rolling countryside, long, golden beaches, and breathtaking light, Saint-Tropez is one of the French Riviera's most enticing destinations

Welcome to My Midlife Crisis

John Blumenthal | Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

I suddenly felt a desperate urge to change my life. I owned a record company, a movie studio, a casino in Monte Carlo and a modeling agency. It was an OK job but frankly, hanging out on the French Riviera with the likes of Scarlett and Mick was just not that fulfilling anymore.

Astoria Characters: The Analyze-This Psychologist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A dozen African masks. A baby grand. And a bouquet. If we are the sum of our possessions, these tell us most of what we need to know about Milton "Mickey" Wilner.

10 Best Places To See From Above

Viator | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Viator

Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the best places in the world to see from above.

David Lohr

Missing In France? Don't Expect Police Help

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.25.2013 | Crime

Missing in France? Don’t expect police to come looking. Though the United States and Canada have bolstered their missing person organizations wit...

Summer Concert Guide for the European Backpacker: France

Party Earth | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Check out these incredible concert venues in France for a night of endless dancing and singing along with the band.

A Glamorous Stay In Monte Carlo

Jill Fergus | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Jill Fergus

I sat at a roulette table and made a few bets alongside a Saudi man betting astronomical sums and some attractive Brazilians.

The French Riviera Isn't Just for Billionaires

Michael Schuermann | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

The Oligarch's Riviera, a constellation of playgrounds for billionaires and fantasists, does exist, but it is not the whole story.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine's Paper-Thin Walls

Katie Beck | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Katie Beck

The international crowds in search of sand, sea and that golden Provencal sun are arriving in hordes now and the town is filling up.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Counts Sheep

Katie Beck | Posted 06.09.2012 | Travel
Katie Beck

Beyond the shingled roofs, I saw the stacked ochre buildings of the historic district in the distance and the green hillside beyond.

Conquering A French Post Office

Katie Beck | Posted 06.02.2012 | Travel
Katie Beck

With the hot sun and gentle breeze on my face, I reflected on the day. Absurd really. But I needed to break the seal of sounding stupid. I'll get used to it.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Sets Off... Again

Katie Beck | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel
Katie Beck

The pebbly beach is scattered with the constant sunbathers and students, but the glassy indigo water seems to be untouched for the moment.