Krissy Soltman

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Norman conquest: cycling from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel

Four regions, eight <i>départements</i>, three <i>parcs naturels</i>, four Unesco world heritage sites and, if you’re lucky, one wannabe Marcel Proust … Welcome to the Véloscénic, the long-distance cycleway from Paris to Le Mont Saint-Michel that opened in 2013 and now, at last, has its very own guidebook in …

France

Tourists are flooding to Portugal for the food and wine

At 7 years old, Portuguese-American chef George Mendes forsook his parents for the pleasures of sardines, and never looked back.<p>“They were being …

European Travel

Wheels Up: These Are the Best Areas to Stay in Paris

Late spring or early summer is the perfect time to visit Paris—the trees are blooming, the light is magical, and the weather is idyllic. People are …

France

9 Best Small Towns in Portugal

While Lisbon and Porto are often the starting point for most tourists heading to Portugal, it’s worth branching out to experience all the country has …

European Travel

Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide

Planning a trip to Spain? Learn how to pair wine and tapas like a local with our expert guide, featuring advice from three of Spain's top …

Wine

Hidden Gardens of Paris

Paris is a city of impressive architecture and edifices, packed with sites and people worth ogling. While the city’s monuments and museums draw …

France

Visit the Island of Ischia: The ‘Lesser-Known Capri’ HBO Is About to Make Famous

Just weeks ago, HBO’s talent scouts were in Ischia, a volcanic island in the Gulf of Naples.<p>As one local put it, the casting call sought “older …

Italy

17 Authentic Things To Do in Portugal: A Country with a Divided Soul

These days, everyone is talking about things to do in Portugal and why you should go there now. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites, gastronomy, …

European Travel

First Time in Paris? Helpful Hints for your Trip

Coming to Paris for the first time? Lucky you!<p>Sitting in a brasserie on rue de Grenelle, across from my lunch table sat two couples, trying to figure …

France

Best Day Trips from Paris: 10 Cute Small Towns near Paris that you cannot miss

<b>BEST PARIS DAY TRIPS</b><p>Paris is a great city one of the best places to visit in France, with countless things to see and do. But it can also be a busy …

France

10 things to do in Hanoi

The first thing you’ll notice about Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is the traffic – horns blare as the locals zip past on a seemingly endless fleet …

Vietnam

Our New Favorite 800-Square-Foot Cottage (That You Can Have Too!)

1 of 10<p>Exterior Charm<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Prettiest Porch on the Block<p>3 of 10<p>Living Space With Room to Entertain<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Fab and Functional …

Cottages

13 Patio Pieces to Transform Your Small Outdoor Space Into a Miniature Oasis

Outdoor Spaces

Arrivederci! 10 Secret Places To Discover In Rome Abroad

Ad failed to load<p>Rome is basically the capital for anyone that's experiencing a nagging case of wanderlust. The winding alleys, the charming cafes, …

Italy

Uncovering the Best Food in New York City's Chinatown

Restaurateur Wilson Tang shows us the hidden gems of NYC's Chinatown.<p>After the September 11 attacks, Wilson Tang decided to leave his corporate job and become a restauranteur. He took over his uncle's dim sum restaurant, Nom Wah Tea Parlor, and dedicated himself to incorporating the neighborhood's …

New York City

The Top Places to Buy Vintage Fashion in Paris According to French Girls

Anyone who has ever shopped vintage knows it’s not an easy experience. It’s actually quite painful. Even the moment after you first step foot into a …

France

Paris launches local currency

Paris on Saturday officially launched a local currency that can be used alongside the euro in local shops and businesses. The French capital has …

France

The Top 10 Things To Do In San Miguel De Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende is a renowned art hub that attracts visitors from around the world. This romantic colonial city is a magnificent piece of …

Mexico

Where To Shop And Sleep In Marrakesh

I made a promise to myself when I started to really travel a little over a decade ago, that I would not return to the same place more than once. I needed to go to every place ‘on my list’ but then I found Morocco.<p>If you are lucky enough to be based in Europe, you might consider heading there if you …

Travel

12 simple ways to avoid the pickpockets and petty thieves in Paris

Pickpockets and petty thieves prey on unsuspecting tourists as well as residents, so half the battle is being aware.<p>But it's important not to be …

France

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

First lava, now ballistic projectiles. Explosive eruptions added to list of fears for Hawaii residents

<b>(CNN) —</b> Zivile Roditis has spent the last week anxiously watching the Kilauea volcano, belching and churning molten lava into her neighborhood in Leilani Estates.<p>Now experts fear Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is at risk of explosive eruptions that could emit "ballistic projectiles," the USGS says.<p>And …

National Parks

The best of Lisbon’s new restaurants

Prado<p>Acclaimed 26-year-old chef António Galapito returned from London (where he worked with Nuno Mendes) to open Prado in November 2017. An abandoned fish factory was converted into this stylish, high-ceilinged restaurant, with Roman ruins on display – discovered the during renovation. Prado means …

European Travel

5 Underrated Cities to Visit on Your Spain Trip

Spain is a festive, historical country filled with rich culture. Yet, travel lovers leave much of this country unexplored. While Barcelona and Madrid …

European Travel

Discover the Best of Washington, D.C.

Make the most of your time in the capital with these top ten tips.<p>As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C., offers travelers a bounty of world-class attractions and cultural diversity. Here are ten great ways to spend your time.<p><b>Natural Wonder</b><p>Only 15 miles from Washington, D.C., is the …

Travel

The Ultimate Guide to the Best World Heritage Sites in Italy

From the Eternal City to the City of Love to Pompeii, Mount Etna and the Amalfi Coast.<p>From Venice, Rome and Florence to Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast, …

Italy

Paris: Why the Latin Quarter is the French capital's coolest neighbourhood

Sepia-tinted photographs of a Latin Quarter paralysed by protest are now half a century old. May ’68 is still regarded as the biggest upheaval to …

France

What Foods Are Best to Eat on an Intermittent Fasting Diet?

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Nutrition

The Palace of Versailles—a Paris Day Trip

The “Sun King” Louis XIV made it into a magnificent estate. Countless courtiers danced, drank, and debauched there. Marie-Antoinette enjoyed decadent …

France

Small Space Storage Tips—From People Who Live in Tiny Homes

In any home, large or small, storage tends to be one of the top gripes. There's a good chance that your basement — if you even have a basement — is …

Small Spaces