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The Best and Worst Shoe Trends of 2016

Top designers from the women’s industry weigh in on trends that made the cut and missed the mark this year.<p><b>Stuart Weitzman</b><p><b>Top trend:</b> “Over-the-knee …

Clothing

10 Easy Pieces: Round Outdoor Coffee Tables

In a living room, the coffee table often feels like an afterthought, the last piece of furniture you buy after you know how big the sofa is. (A rule …

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

Dining Rooms

Build Your Fantasy Kitchen with IKEA's New Sektion System

Drawers within drawers will up your organization game.<p>IKEA has unveiled its new SEKTION kitchen system, which allows customers to create customized layouts. And that doesn't mean you have to spend your entire weekend in a crowded store, overwhelmed and stress eating Swedish meatballs. Instead, the …

Weekend Guide with Petite Passport: Barcelona, Spain

If you ask me, Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world, but as a part-time resident, I’m admittedly biased. Like Sydney and Cape Town, …

27 Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas For Christmas

I think we can all agree that the most important part about Christmas is represented by the gifts. Most likely, you’ll have to pack some gifts this …

100+ Inspiring Color Palettes

Share, tweet, and pin your color inspiration.<p>In March we asked you to download the ColorSchemer app for the iPhone or iPad and use it to create a color palette from a photo. Here are our favorites that you shared on colourlovers.com. Pick your favorite and pin it, tweet it, or post it!

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …

The Best Picnic Spots & Provisions in Paris

by Catherine Down<p><i>Image via MartinBleek on Flickr</i><p>To Dejeuner sur l'herbe is a fine art, and Paris is packed with ideal picnic locations. But where to buy the food and wine? Here's Paris by Mouth's selection of the best stops for portable picnic provisions (cheese, charcuterie, breads, sweets, …

The 5 Best Road Trips On The West Coast

While temperatures reach new heights inland, 'tis the season to explore the coast, and one thing we love about the West Coast during summer: it's balmy and breezy from Mexico to Alaska.<p>Whether you have a week off or a handful of free weekends on the horizon, we've assembled a hit list of West Coast …

France Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of France (including Paris, the Eiffel Tower, Cannes, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

France

Southern California’s Hottest Hotel Openings

From Palm Springs to Santa Monica, new boutique hotels are cropping up around the region, proving that Southern California still maintains the cool …

The Cheese-Lover's Guide to France

I like to think of his words as I curl my fingers around a dusky, mellow rind of French cheese.<p>Whether we are conscious of it or not as we grasp the knife, slicing into such a <i>fromage</i> lays open the world in miniature.<p>Here is the placid scent of chamomile, the chime of cow bells, the sun illuminating …

See Italy With Great Tour Guides

Italy is so incredibly rich in history, culture, art and gastronomy that it is challenging to take in its many layers without consulting an expert. Hiring a local tour guide for even just a half-day can enhance a traveler's understanding immeasurably. At <i>Dream of Italy</i>, we set out to compile an …

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Travel

Sharing Economy Cramps Spain's Tourism Recovery

One bright spot for Spain’s ailing economy has been tourism. According to a new count by the government, tourism arrivals in the first half of 2013 …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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From Paris With Love: Part Deux

Bringing you the latest in global travel, Marie Claire has brought you more très chic scenes of Paris. Between exploring vintage shops on Rue Saint Paul to hitting up the local bistros on Place Saint Paul, we brought you the best sites of Paris.<p>Bringing you the latest in global travel, <i>Marie Claire</i> …

France

Five Can't Miss Cafes in Paris

There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in Paris, including enjoying countless idyllic cafes -- it can be nearly impossible to decipher which offers the best tasse du café in the city. Determining factors, such as the heavenly flakiness of a fresh croissant or the mellow rhythms …

Where to Dine in Miami

Surf-and-turf fare is being redefined at these hot spots on the restaurant scene<p>Surf-and-turf fare is being redefined at these hot spots on the restaurant scene

Miami Beach

Best Of Etsy: 40 Perfect Finds Made In London Town

The British high street is great. Like, <i>really</i> great. But, sometimes, when you’re on the hunt for the perfect present or the ultimate wedding gift, …

Etsy

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

France

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Where to Eat (and Drink) in Paris Now

It may be a cool spring in Paris, but the bistro scene is hot as ever. These five newcomers, each with its own distinct ambiance and character, have …

Reader Q&A: What are Florence’s most romantic spots?

BBC Travel reader Gustavo Saraiva is interested in paying a visit to Tuscany’s romantic capital city in the springtime. Our Facebook community offered their advice.<p>Last week, we called on our readers via Facebook for their best advice on visiting Tuscany’s romantic capital city in the springtime. …