Carrie Hardy

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5 ways to outsmart the tourist crowds in Vienna

With more and more tourists succumbing to Vienna’s old world lure there are five effective ways to stay off the tourist crowds. When visiting this …

Luxury Travel

Forget Florence - Siena is the Italian city you need to see

Siena is a visual feast for tourists.<p><b>WHY?</b><p>Florence may be the Tuscan city that visitors flock to, but Siena is the one that charms their socks off. …

Where to Eat in Barcelona

As recommended by the staff at Pakta. —Michael Idov

Barcelona

Top 10 Things to Do in Montmartre, Paris

France

The best Airbnbs in Paris

Paris is a beautiful city steeped in history and glamour, but boy is it pricey. In fact, according to a recent survey by The Economist, it's the most …

France

The top 9 most popular restaurants in New York City, according to Uber

Because of that, when it comes to judging New York's City most popular restaurants, the ride-hailing company is ignoring all of the "best of" lists and critics reviews and evaluating the restaurants strictly on the data it knows: the number of drop-offs at the restaurant.<p>The company recently …

New York City

The nations the French love to make fun of the most

It’s no coincidence that these friendly rivalries are all between neighboring nations.<p>“We all have a target country, and it’s not by chance we often …

21 Paris bistros and brasseries for an amazing dinner you can afford

Paris, with its Old World charms, had begun to look old hat as a dining destination in recent years after London, New York and other cities grabbed …

France

Paris Pastries: Angelina at the Musée du Luxembourg

Paris is famed for its appealingly chic <i>patisseries</i>. One famous landmark destination for savoring such pastries is the <i>Salon de Thé</i> Angelina, founded …

France

New map reveals Paris flat prices by Metro station

Finding a flat in Paris is a challenge, particularly if you're on a budget.<p>But this map (see it in full size here), created by Paris magazine …

Housing

6 Basic Wines Everyone Should Know

From the "cashmere of reds" to the "Marc Jacobs of whites," let a sommelier take the legwork out of finding tonight's perfect vintage.<p><b>Marissa A. Ross, Mindy Kaling's former Girl Friday and the creative nose behind the blog Wine-allthetime helps you broaden your palate.</b><p>Wine isn't the easiest …

Edith Piaf’s Paris: exploring the Little Sparrow’s city

Rue de Belleville<p>As the legend goes, Edith Piaf was born in a doorway at 72 rue de Belleville in the 20th arrondissement on 19 December 1915, the …

France

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Food in Oxford, Missisippi

Though New England may get all the press, autumn is also a wonderful time to explore the American South. This year, postpone sweater weather and head …

Deep Frying

10 Fun & Affordable Restaurants in Paris

“People who love to eat are always the best people,” said Julia Child, the American chef who mainstreamed French cuisine. Via this theory, we may …

France

Ernest Hemingway's Paris springs to life via cafes, brasseries, more

I was stalking Ernest Hemingway.<p>At least, it seemed that way. My travels had taken me to his house in Key West, Fla., still patrolled by descendants of his cats; to his childhood home in Oak Park, Ill.; and to the Compleat Angler, the raffish little hotel and bar (since destroyed by fire) on Bimini …

Why Saint-Germain Is Paris's Best Neighborhood for Chocolate

Though Paris as a whole is a chocolate lover's paradise, Saint-Germain-des-Prés is the city's undisputed cocoa capital. In the 6th arrondissement alone, you'll find over two dozen chocolateries and patisseries selling every kind of truffle, bonbon, and praline imaginable. Here are the stops you …

France

10 Magical Movie Theaters in Paris

One fail-safe way to escape summer heat is by dipping into an air-conditioned movie theater. Fortunately, Paris has many delightful (and chilled) …

Do's and Don'ts According to Parisian Principles - Plus Other Little Things to Know so You Don't Make an Ass of Yourself. Part One.

<b>Wecome to Paris.</b><p>Chances are you will look like tourists. Americans in Paris often take their country with them in small but perceptible ways, sometimes laughable, sometimes quite embarrassing. Allow me to point out here a few things to help you navigate in a new city, and save you from sometimes …

France

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel …

France

Five Key Tips, Apartment Rentals in Paris

Air B n B has taken over the apartment rental in Paris business much to the dismay of more local and knowledgeable vacation... <i>More >></i>The post Five …

Le Trumilou

12<p>9<p>Shares 21<p>I was walking down the Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville on a recent warm summer night and passed by the outdoor tables of Le Trumilou. I like …

Rome Transportation 101: How to Get Around in Rome – Italy Travel Guide

Unlike some of the great cities in the world, where the tourist attractions are all concentrated in one or two specific and compact areas so that – …

National Geographic Travel

Julius Caesar death site: Rome location where dictator was killed uncovered.

There's a new tourist attraction in Rome, where geeky travelers can stop and ask, "Et tu, Brute?"<p>Archeologists have discovered what they believe is …

Italy

10 Essential Food Rules for Americans in Italy

Italian food culture is probably very different from what you're used to at home. And, since Italians have been perfecting it for over 1,000 years, try going with the wine and olive oil flow instead of fighting against the current when you're in Italy.<p><b>1. Don't ask for "fettuccine alfredo" or</b> …

Italian Food

You are probably doing it wrong: How to eat pasta like an Italian

An Italian would never pair angel hair pasta with a chunky meat sauce, nor would one cover tortellini in Alfredo sauce. And an Italian would never, …

Cooking