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How to spend a short break in burgeoning Bordeaux, France

A citywide makeover has seen Bordeaux take on a hip new life. From the stunning Palais de la Bourse to La Cité du Vin wine museum, here are Mary …

The best hidden terraces in Paris

Hidden terraces in Paris<p>Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars<p>Pavillon Puebla<p>Buttes-Chaumont<p>Set in the luxurious, verdant hills of the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont …

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Top Places to Eat in Paris

People are always asking me my favorite places to eat in Paris. These are my favorite, or reliable, ones as of March 2017. Please comment below if …

France

Travels in France: The Châteaux of the Loire, a Royal River

Have you ever wondered how Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Mona Lisa</i> came to hang in Paris’s Louvre Museum? Well, no, it wasn’t through a sale at some prestigious …

Why We're Still Visiting Paris

As we approach the anniversary of the Bataclan attacks in Paris, we celebrate the little things that keep us coming back to the French capital, even in the worst circumstances.<p><b>1.</b> You can get an early Saturday morning start at the market at Place d'Aligre and be standing outside in the sun eating …

The Ultimate NYLON Guide To Paris

Where to eat, where to drink, and where to shop<p>Let's get this out of the way first: Maybe you shouldn't use a guide for Paris. It's just that, well, there aren't many better cities in which to wander around and get lost in and few better places to allow yourself the freedom of being actually, well, …

Camera Review: Sony RX1R II

There’s no question that Sony has left its mark on the camera market over the past few years with what looks (superficially at least) like a simple …

On Natural Wine and Where to Drink It in Paris

<i>Le Siffleur de Ballons, Palmyre Roigt</i>There are a ton of things we consider when choosing where to eat out: the ambiance of the restaurant, the chef’s …

14 free things to do in Paris

Paris is one of the most popular - and most expensive - European destinations.<p>Luckily, like most big cities, you'll never find yourself short of free things to do. Here are just some of the Parisian experiences that can be gained without a single euro being spent.

6 Intimate Rooftop Restaurants in Paris

High above the teeming streets of Paris, a whole other stratosphere of sightseeing awaits. Rooftop bars have become a quintessential summer trend, …

La Terrasse – Hôtel Raphael

I wrote about where Lily and I lunched recently, and I also feel compelled to share another place with you all, where we went for champagne. This …

Basilique de Saint-Denis

Yesterday I went to the <b>Basilica of Saint-Denis</b> on the outskirts of Paris.<br>Ina Caro gives it a big chapter in her PARIS TO THE PAST. She suggests you …

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Taking it Easy in Paris

The City of Light<p>We love Paris. Next to our home metropolis of New York, it just might be our favorite city in the world. And having been here on two …

What NOT to do in Paris

1. Don’t… see the Mona Lisa.<p>More than 25,000 people visit the Louvre every day, and it seems like the majority of them head straight for this …

The Best Way to Get Around Paris: Métro, Velib, or Uber?

There’s no bad way to see Paris, but how you get around can affect your trip. Use these transport tips for a safe and efficient visit.<p>There are a few different ways to get around Paris, but if it’s one of your first times visiting, it might take some time to figure out what the most convenient …

Paris for Food Lovers: Insider's Travel Guide

The insider advice on this page is from Wendy’s Trusted Travel Expert for France: Jack Dancy.<p>Trusted Travel Expert<p>Jack Dancy<p>A Brit living in …

Solar cells cool themselves to produce more power

Solar power cells need to stay relatively cool for the sake of both efficiency and longevity, but active cooling (like ventilation) isn't practical; it's expensive, and may block the very rays the cells are supposed to collect. To tackle this problem, Stanford University researchers have created a …

Nikon 35Ti & Nikon 28Ti Quartz Date (QD) compact cameras

<b><br>You can also activate it manually by pressing the dual functions Self-timer/Illumination button (center button on the vertical row, on top panel).</b> …

Where to Drink Coffee in Portland, Oregon

Portland is arguably one of good coffee's best towns: you'll have a hard time wandering too far for too long without crashing into great espresso or drip coffee, whether it's in your bone marrow shooter or infused into your bacon ice cream. And now that there's a Stumptown Coffee outlet in nearly …

The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great

The future of TV is here. It’s just not evenly distributed.<p>If it doesn’t seem like the American television industry is in the middle of a dramatic transformation, that’s simply because the pieces are scattered all over the place. But they are starting to come together.<p>One transformative piece …