Amber Banks- Smith

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Un muro que dice “te amo” en 250 idiomas en París (Le mur des je t’aime)

Si visitas París deberías ir a Montmartre no solo porque es uno de los barrios más bonitos de París, sino porque además, hay un rincón en donde …

Qué hacer 3 días en La Habana

<b>La Habana es la capital de Cuba</b> y la puerta de entrada a la isla y sus atractivos turísticos. Un viaje a éste, uno de los pocos países comunistas que …

Trinidad: 24 hours in Cuba's colonial gem

Travels in Cuba<p>Havana isn't the only city to see in Cuba, says Yvonne Gordon, who maps out a perfect day in Trinidad.<p>10am: Take to the streets<p>Wander …

Top 10 Most Charming Towns In Spain

1Besalu, Catalonia<p>Besalu was designated in 1966 as a historical national property of Spain.<p>The most significant historic feature of the town from …

Top 10: the best budget hotels in Madrid

An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Madrid — priced at less than £105 per night — including the best for rooftop pools and bars, comfortable bedrooms and hip restaurants, in locations including Plaza Santa Ana, Gran Vía, Salamanca and Moncloa.<p>Room Mate Alicia<p>Room Mate Alicia is located …

In Paris, cars compete with other transit modes (and often lose)

In cities across the world, many governments are promoting electric cars as a way to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.<p>But electric …

Paris Museums Are Papering a Subway Station With Cheeky Recreations of Famous Art

A new campaign aims to help infrequent museum goers feel more inclined to pay a visit.<p>In the mid-1700s, the painter François Boucher depicted his daughter, Marie-Emillie-Baudouin, with a sprightly bird perched cheerfully upon her finger. Last week, Audrey Piraut envisioned the scene somewhat …

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France Decorates Trains to Look Like Versailles

A beautiful mass transit makeover? Oui!<p>Paris's RER trains tend to be unglamorous shuttles that ferry locals to and from the suburbs. But the RER C train, best known as the most efficient way to get from the city to the Palace of Versailles, just got a gorgeous makeover. As part of Art In Transit, …

Zika: Beyond the headlines

Using one woman’s unusual experience of living with Zika, Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth delves into what the virus is, how you catch it and – most …

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12 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to South East Asia

A few simple tips to help make your backpacking travels through South East Asia much more enjoyable.<p><b>1. Drivers physically driving on any side of the road.</b><p>There is virtually no traffic pattern, and cars will intertwine where ever they need to, just to get to their destination.<p><b>2. Crossing the street</b> …

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10 Travel Adventures to Enjoy While You Still Can

With the effects of climate change ever more apparent and mass tourism transforming landscapes beyond recognition, the clock is ticking on many of the world's most popular destinations. Whether you want to get up close to endangered wildlife, discover natural wonders or visit ancient landmarks …

Costa Rica

19 incredible places you won't believe exist

9 cities to travel to before turning 30

Every 20-something-year-old at some point in their life is hit with a serious case of wanderlust. Travelling is not only guaranteed to broaden your …

Cost of living in Spain: gulfs between cities revealed

Spain is known for offering a good quality of life with a low cost of living – which is why it is the third most popular country in the world for Britons to live.<p>However, new research shows that those in some of the country’s regional capitals are spending far more than their compatriots in other …

The most extreme hotels around the world

The Spanish Bucket List: 30 things to do in Spain before you die

Viva España!<p>From Flamenco to FC Barcelona and Finisterre, Nicola Brady brings you the ultimate Spanish bucket list.<p>1. Climb Picos de Europa<p>Think …

France Wants People to Ignore Email After They've Left the Office

French lawmakers are considering a new bill that would give workers throughout the country the “right to disconnect” after work hours, meaning no …

Free Things to Do in Madrid

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Spain's capital city since 1561, Madrid is now its bustling heart, in the geographic center of the Iberian peninsula, and home to over three million souls. Cradle of Spain's social and cultural renaissance, the <i>movída</i> in the first decade of democracy after Franco's death in …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Hotel rooms with unusual views

Hospitality

50 fab holidays for 2016

Where to travel this year<p>With a choice of so many destinations, there's something for families, couples and singles on all budgets.<p>Best for</b> …

In poor Paris suburb, crime and extremism spur internal Jewish exodus

LA COURNEUVE, France (JTA) — At this Paris suburb’s only Jewish facility, Rabbi Prosper Abenaim serves sweet tea to his synagogue’s most frequent and …

France

New Government in Catalonia Looks to Speed up Secession From Spain

On Sunday night, after more than two months of failed negotiations, bitter public recriminations, and a supposed do-or-die vote that ended in a …

Nashville, Vancouver... and Hull: The Top Ten cities to visit this year

A respected travel guide has provoked head-scratching and debate by naming Hull one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2016 – along with …

These 38 Airlines Have the Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

Photographing teen girl rivalry in the Paris suburbs

<i>In collaboration with Canon, this winter, three photographers will travel across Europe with their cameras to capture in the low light of the season, a selection of the subcultures bubbling under the surface of some of the continent’s most exciting cities in order to tell the stories behind them</i><p>A …

Why France is failing its Muslims | The Star

Critics say the French version of integration is about assimilation, requiring immigrants to dress, talk and think like the majority. <i>Citoyens</i> are …

What I learned from Podemos

I’ve spent nearly a week a travelling Spain — and the nations that make it up, like Catalonia and Galicia — with Podemos, an anti-austerity party …

9 phrases that make you sound less experienced than you are

Although I could legally drink (barely), every single one of my 300-or-so co-workers was older and more experienced than I was.<p>I felt like the low woman on the totem pole — and worse, I probably acted like it. (Exhibit A: My email signature was hot pink and in Lucida Calligraphy font.)<p>But looking …

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