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Fun City Beaches Pop Up Across The Globe

Best Urban Beaches From Paris to Philadelphia - Summer City Beaches Are Popping Up In Land-Locked Cities Around The World July is almost here when all thoughts turn to lazing at the beach with friends. In major land-locked cities across the globe, temporary beaches are...

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Mugs and Coffee Traditions From Across The Globe

Mugs and Coffee Traditions vary all cross the world and make a fascinating study of our coffee drinking customs. Everything gets better with coffee. It doesn’t ask questions, it understands, especially during mornings when we’re not even sure how to face the world. Coffee is...

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The Most Beautiful Belle Epoque Cities in France

Guide To The Most Attractive ‘Belle Epoque’ (Beautiful Era) Cities in France. This period is called The Belle Époque (beautiful era) where optimism, economic prosperity, and technological and cultural innovations took place. In this period, Art Nouveau (New Art) emerged as an art movement and characterized...

Top Sites For Romance in Paris

Best Places For Romance in Paris Arguably the original ‘city of love’, Paris is synonymous with romantic breaks, and there is no more romantic trip (in theory!) than one’s honeymoon. If you’re planning on celebrating being newlyweds in the French capital, consider checking out these...

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very 'best of ' are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers...

A Single Traveler’s Guide To Paris

The Singles Guide to Surviving Paris, the City of Love It always struck me as particularly one-sided to regard Paris as the domain of lovers, as little more than a love nest with a big tower and lights.  Paris may be the ultimate honeymoon destination, but...

Essential Guide To The Best Paris Wine Bars

5 Top Wine Bars of Paris Paris is a great hub for a range of clubs and bars. Many Parisians visit local bars and cafes to meet their friends and enjoy the city nightlife. Most of the city monuments and roads remain illuminated throughout the night...

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Tours Inspired By Your Favorite TV Shows

Have you ever watched an episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and wished you were sitting in that red Camaro riding along with Guy Fieri, nibbling and chatting your way down the road?  Or perhaps you've  watched a PBS special and fantasized about exploring a...

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World’s 5 Most Awe-inspiring UNESCO Sites

The UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites now sits at over 900 – but how many are truly awe-inspiring, must-see places to visit before you die? We’ve whittled the list down to just five, ranging from a city carved from rock to a world-famous mausoleum…...