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Where to Eat in Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Prés Neighborhood

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in Paris’ Sixth Arrondissement, remains just as popular as ever today, and a focal point of most visitors’ trips …

France

12 best canal hotels in Amsterdam and where to find them | CNN Travel

(CNN) — There are hundreds of reasons to visit Amsterdam -- the museums, the art, the bars, the cycling and the architecture. But one thing beats, and links, them all: Amsterdam's canals.<p>Not only do these 17th-century transport routes lend the Dutch destination a certain grandeur, they also provide …

European Travel

La carte des vins de France à la façon d'un plan de métro

Crée par l’historien et passionné de vins David Gissen, cette carte est un moyen original de mieux visualiser les régions et appellations.<p>Chaque « …

Trust the Italians: why separate meals for kids and adults are a bad idea

Food for Italians isn’t a trend; it’s a way of life. Italians live to eat, and the importance of food in family life is absolutely paramount and ingrained in everyday routines.<p>In Italy, kids are encouraged to be part of every social occasion that revolves around food – it’s not about dividing the …

Beautiful places to stay in Tuscany: six perfect Italian palazzos

Beyond Florence, in the Tuscan hills, a handful of Italy's finest historic buildings have been turned into glorious places to stay. From private villas to a village-turned-hotel, we select six fabulous retreats in which to play <i>conte e contessa</i>.<p><b>The Country Estate: Castello di Casole</b><br>Luchino Visconti …

Italy

Digital printing: cost-effective customised printing

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Printing

Five Places to Go in Amsterdam

In northwestern Amsterdam, an old gasworks complex has spurred a revival of the industrial neighborhood of Westerpark. Built in the 19th century, the Westergasfabriek hasn’t produced gas in decades, but its handsome red brick buildings have been repurposed to house creative projects ranging from an …

Brewpub

Paris (and Beyond) by App

Tech-savvy entrepreneurs in France are offering apps to help visitors get the most out of Paris and many other cities.<p>Started by Benjamin and Nina Forlani, Insidr is a digital concierge that provides visitors with an LG 4G smartphone (29 euros for a weekend, €45 for a week or €6 a day for longer …

Apps

Wild Scandinavia: adventure without breaking the bank

With some of the largest remaining tracts of true wilderness in Europe, Scandinavia and Iceland offer a multitude of adventure opportunities and, if you head off the beaten track, they can work out a lot cheaper than you might expect. The centuries-old tradition of <i>allemansrätten</i> (every man’s right) …

European Travel

La Ferme de Viltain

142<p>697<p>5<p>Shares 844<p>It’s not a drag to be in Paris in August. In fact, those who stay in town always say the same thing – “This is the best time of year …

France

A Merger of Brunello and Truffles? 2 Tuscan Towns May Be Better Together

SAN GIOVANNI D’ASSO, Italy — Two small towns in southeastern Tuscany, one famous for red wine, the other for truffles and organic grain, are considering a municipal marriage of convenience that could blur their cherished identities, separately formed over the centuries.<p>With a population of just …

Italy

Pretender to France's non-existent throne embroiled in succession row

Far from ending with the French Revolution, monarchical intrigue lives on in modern France, with descendants of the Royal House of Orléans bitterly disputing the succession to a non-existent throne.<p>More than two centuries after King Louis XVI was guillotined, the current pretender to the French …

Marie Antoinette

Chase The Origins Of Your Favorite Pasta Dishes Through Italy

Tossing noodles in some sauce is an age old tradition. Immigrants from Europe’s boot brought over recipes from the old country and remixed them to fit our ever-changing American palates. When it comes to pasta, we’ve created new traditions and expanded oldies — from the corner restaurants in Little …

Would you pay to have dinner at a stranger's house? Try VizEat - the 'Airbnb for food'

Paris<p>When I told friends that I was paying 25 euro to have dinner in the house of Parisian strangers, their reactions were a mix of raised eyebrows, titters and incredulity: “you're actually choosing to do this?”; “what if they're weirdos?”; “what if they're perverts?”, and worst of all: “what if …

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

Visit Pop-Up Wine Bar at Château de Béru, France

Ten minutes from the famous wine town of Chablis, Château de Béru is opening its doors every weekend until August 31.

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The Rent Is Now Somewhat Less High in Paris

Roughly a year after strict new rent control laws took effect, 30 percent of residential leases have come down in price.<p>Rent control laws in the city of Paris are doing exactly what they were designed to do. That’s what France’s Minister for Housing, Emmanuelle Cosse, has been saying in recent …

Look around Paris in August and you'll see why the French succeed at life

Slums were razed and converted to bourgeois neighborhoods, and the formerly labyrinthine city became a place of order, full of wide boulevards (think Saint-Germain) and angular avenues (the Champs-Élysées). Poor Parisians tried to put up a fight but were eventually forced to flee, their homes …

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Bistrot Paul Bert

401<p>37<p>3<p>Shares 441<p>Shortly after I had arrived in Paris, I was having dinner with Romain at <b>Bistrot Paul Bert</b>. Nearby, a couple was speaking English and …

Before MTV Killed the Unsung Artform: 22 Great Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip From the Late 1960s

In January 1967, a billboard promoting the debut album of LA rock band The Doors appeared on the Sunset Strip. It was a landmark moment in the …

Going to Tokyo? 10 tips before your trip | CNN Travel

The best boutique hotels in Florence

An insider's guide to Florence's top boutique hotels, including the best for rooftop bars, gardens with pools, stylish bedrooms and neo-classical décor, in locations near to the Ponte Vecchio, Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Santa Maria Novella.<p>Soprarno Suites<p>Florence, Tuscany, Italy<p>8 Telegraph expert …

Video: Burger chains compete for a bite of the French market

France’s love for burgers has helped boost profits for long-standing fast-food restaurants, but it is also inspiring new eateries to develop gourmet versions of the American classic.<p>Burgers are nothing new in France, but in recent years have become a firm menu favourite in restaurants across the …

Burgers

Margherita Maccapani Missoni Explains How to Do a Summer Holiday Like a European

Margherita Maccapani Missoni is taking off this month. With her two little boys and husband in tow, the Margherita Kids designer will travel to Sardinia for two weeks, then spend some time in the Swiss Alps. “I’m well aware that this sounds extravagant or excessive,” Missoni admits. “However, …

How Ina Garten Does Paris

MICHELLE THEODORE<p>You can (and should) eat your way through this city the Barefoot Contessa way.<p>TV host Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa) really …

Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s – review

Anne Sebba’s account of the French women who dared to say no to the Nazis is compelling<p>Among the many remarkable portraits of famous French women displayed on the photograph pages of Anne Sebba’s <i>Les Parisiennes</i> are two that stand out: Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and Geneviève de Gaulle.<p>Both these …

Nazi Concentration Camps

Take A Walk Through A Rainbow In This Beautiful Abandoned Castle In Italy

Reasons to strike out on the open road and seek adventure are many. You can sip a sour and spicy lambic in Belgium’s Pajottenland. You can chase the origins of your favorite pizzas across Italy. You can make a pilgrimage to a hallowed donut maker for the pastry of a lifetime.<p>Sometimes what drives …

Uffizi’s Vasari Corridor could no longer house famous portraits

A secret 16th century passage which captivates art lovers inside Florence’s Uffizi Gallery may be cleared of its celebrated portraits if the museum’s director has his way<p>The Vasari Corridor was built by Duke Cosimo I from the city’s powerful Medici family in 1565 to enable him to move unseen from …