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Tony Perrottet
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Acclaimed travel writer Tony Perrottet is the author, most recently, of The Sinner’s Grand Tour (Broadway, May 2011) as well as Off the Deep End, Pagan Holiday, The Naked Olympics, and Napoleon's Privates. His travel stories have been selected four times for the Best American Travel Writing series and he contributes to numerous publications including Smithsonian Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Esquire, Outside, and the New York Times. He lives in New York City. www.tonyperrottet.com

Blog Entries by Tony Perrottet

The Five Artiest Brothels In France (PHOTOS)

2 Comments | Posted January 5, 2012 | 08:00:00 (EST)

In France, sex and art were once inseparable.

From the early 1800s until they were finally closed down at the end of the WWII, the country's legalized brothels -- known as maisons closes, or "shuttered houses" -- were renowned amongst travelers for their lavish paintings, sculptures and décor. In the...

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'The Sinner's Grand Tour': 10 Sexy Places The Guidebooks Won't Tell You About (PHOTOS)

Posted May 27, 2011 | 09:51:16 (EST)

I've never been much interested in going to the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, the Colosseum, or any of the standard tourist draws in Europe. When I travel, I like to track down some of the more specialized attractions - the ones that have always lured history's outsiders, the debauched aristocrats,...

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