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PHOTOS: 10 Amazing Works Of Architecture

Trippy | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel

Whether it's intricate carving on an ancient temple or steel bended in ways you never thought possible, the complexities of architecture never cease to amaze.

FIAC 2012: 12 Paris Gallerists Talk About Favorite Artworks (VIDEOS)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

Art fairs, with exceptions like Documenta, have come to be judged in terms of money: What mega-sales were murmured down the aisles, to which high-pro...

Obama Burgers vs. Romney Omelets

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

France's version of the U.S. Election Day is playing out ... on the plate. For 24 hours, the popular Breakfast in America diner in cent...

PHOTOS: Paris's Evolving Sweets

Viator | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

In the early 1900's, the folks at Café Laduree created the Parisian-style macaron by doubling up on the cookies and adding the sweet filling in the center.

Navigating Paris One Hunk Of Cheese At A Time

Fathom | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel

It's a matter of taste. Do you want crisp, buttery layers that flake at the first bite? Or a dense, hearty exterior and a yeasty, buttery interior that melts in your mouth?

PHOTOS: 25 Ghastly Places Popular With Travelers

Viator | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel

The smaller islands in the lagoon that served as mass graves during Venice's many bouts with the plague. The one island that never saw disease, hosted an insane asylum that now stands abandoned.

Paris, Je T'aime

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

The wonders of la ville d'amour are endless, but you have to start somewhere.

PHOTOS: The World's Best Cities For Coffee Lovers

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Costa Ricans refer to coffee as their "golden bean" because it has paid such high dividends to the local economy.

The Trouble With Learning French

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

The words that one learns passively in a given language (that is to say, out on the street or simply through repeated and unsought auditory repetition) are often reflective of deeper cultural values and attitudes. In France, more often than not, this attitude is pessimism. Allow me to explain.

Your Start-Up Life: Jean-Georges' Ingredients for Success

Rana Florida | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

If all he did was cook, Jean-Georges Vongerichten's status as one of France's -- and the world's -- most innovative chefs would be assured. But Vongerichten's amazing talents in the kitchen are aligned with a genius for business.

The 10 Most Prosperous Cities

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.25.2012 | Money

The world might want to look to Vienna, Austria to solve all of its problems. In a new report entitled State Of The World Cities 2012/2013, the Un...

PHOTOS: European Bars For The Study Abroad Budget

Party Earth | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Party Earth

While studying abroad may feel like an extended vacation most of the time, one thing is most certainly not luxurious about the experience: your ever-tightening budget.

Romney's French Connection

Layla Demay | Posted 12.22.2012 | Comedy
Layla Demay

You wouldn't associate a white middle-aged Mormon man with Paris? I wouldn't either, and I have to say that sending a guy who's not allowed to have premarital sex, not allowed to drink coffee or wine to Paris is truly a cruel and unusual punishment.

PHOTOS: The Best City Skylines

Cheapflights | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel

Whether it's an illuminated Empire State Building in New York or an onion-domed church in Moscow, all it takes is a single landmark to evoke nostalgia. Other times it's simply the sheer size of the city's defining skyline.

PHOTOS: Five Ways To Stay In Paris

Oyster | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel

We've found just the spot to stay for almost every kind of traveler, so whether you plan on bringing the kids along or hope to taste some of the finest French cuisine around, Oyster has a hotel for you.

PHOTOS: Trampoline Bridge Proposed For Paris

Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel

Until now, bridges have been strictly utilitarian structures -- built for easy crossings of rivers, gorges and the like. However, a French architectur...

Dizzy Days and Delirious Nights: Paris Shops for the Century

Frank Browning | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
Frank Browning

Galeries Lafayette celebrates its one hundredth anniversary this week. Koolhaas's team has assembled a remarkably detailed visual history of G-L's building history from foundation to dome.

Holy Motors: Exclusive New Art

Farihah Zaman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Holy Motors (Indomina Releasing), which won the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes earlier this year and just came off a similarly successful run at the New York Film Festival, has unveiled new promo art for the film.

Polishing One Very Rough Stone

Stanley K. Sheinbaum | Posted 12.09.2012 | Books
Stanley K. Sheinbaum

And that's how I ended up becoming an economist -- one answer to an essay question that happened to catch the eye of a professor who cared.

Paris Is for Lovers

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Vivian Norris

Sartre wrote that France was a woman, and I would add that Paris is the beloved lover. A less romantic soul may not agree. But Paris must be earned.

My Paramour

Felice Shapiro | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Paris is where my parents showed up one at a time after their separation from one another. They came to be alone with me, and it was the first time I saw them as separate, vulnerable adults, not just as my parents. It's strange to think they were younger then than I am now.

PHOTOS: Exploring Paris On A Budget

Oyster | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel

Paris may be the art and fashion capital of the world -- known for its over-the-top luxury properties and bohemian boutiques -- but most people can't afford a stay at the iconic Hotel Plaza Athenee.

Black Fashion Week Paris

Shamira Muhammad | Posted 12.09.2012 | Black Voices
Shamira Muhammad

However, recognizing the rarity for an African designer to be shown in the mainstream Paris fashion week, Adama Ndiaye took matters into her own hands. For the first time ever, Paris welcomed Black Fashion Week.

The Best New Bistros In Paris

Fodor's | Posted 12.08.2012 | Travel

The bistro scene in Paris just keeps getting better, with a flurry of exciting new openings, many with impressively pedigreed young chefs.

The Paris-Los Angeles Art Affair

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Big commercial art fairs have multiplied to the point that today, no one can say precisely how many take place around the world each year. Hundreds? No, more like thousands.