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White Vinegar (vinaigre blanc)

The most common bottle of crisp white that you’ll find in any Parisian apartment isn’t a musky Muscadet from the Loire, or a Petit Chablis from …

Smoking

You probably don’t like looking at that picture above. And I hear ya. But that’s what some of the streets look like in Paris. It’s something that’s …

Food Gifts to Bring French People from America

15<p>4<p>6<p>Shares 25<p>Even though globalization has made things pretty available everywhere, and things like Speculoos spread and Fleur de sel can now be …

Chamber of Commerce

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …

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The Art Lover's Tour of Provence

Long before the rise of Impressionism for which Provence is most famous, the medieval Schools of Avignon and Nice were influential as well. Sculptor …

5 Must-See Pieces at the Met

The next time you visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, you must say hello to “William.”<p>The small blue statuette has been the museum’s unofficial mascot since he made his debut in 1917. But don’t let his youthful looks fool you; he’s been around for almost four millennia. Today, …

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips to Lighten Your Load

Packing requires practicality: Not only must you carefully plot what items to bring, but you must also strategically organize them into one compact carry-on. With steep checked-baggage fees increasing already lofty flight costs, experienced globetrotters often suggest stripping down to the absolute …

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Exploring The Mediterranean On Cruise Ship

Backpack on your back, public transport, smelly hostel dorms and sweaty gap-year students not appeal? Well, backpacking isn’t the only way to …

The Comeback: Tijuana

Until recently <b>Tijuana, Mexico,</b> was best left to kids looking for trouble. But a blossoming cultural scene is helping the busy borderland 17 miles south of San Diego turn a sophisticated corner.<p>La Casa del Túnel — named for an illicit tunnel that was once underneath — now traffics in contemporary …

Tesla's new electric car charging expansion to allow coast to coast travel

Tesla Motors (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk announced that the electric-car company is expanding its network of “Supercharging” stations across the country, so …

Imagine that: Reimagining a more user-friendly Penn Station

Four teams of architects presented plans Wednesday for a reimagined Penn Station that would be a spacious, welcoming gateway to New York City instead …

Routehappy launches flight comparisons of seat size and power plugs

Routehappy has taken flight metasearch beyond airfares and schedules, and now is enabling side-by-side comparisons of flights and their features, …

15 Incredible Beachfront Hotels In The US And Caribbean

The sun, the sand, and the ocean all come together to make for a relaxing getaway that, when complete, will send you home rested and relaxed - and hopefully with a tan!<p>Where you stay, however, can make a big difference on just how fabulous your beach trip is.<p>That's why we've found the 15 most …

Dominican Republic

The state of train innovation: Lighter, faster, and more efficient

Compared with other modes of transport, train technology might seem to be progressing as slowly as a suburban commuter service rattling its way from …

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 …

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America’s newest park celebrates turning point in Revolutionary War

The history of the world changed on a grassy knoll on a hill overlooking the upper Hudson River, although it would be some time before anyone would …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

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Travel advice for your next foreign vacation

The harrowing experience of an Arizona mother ending up in a Mexican border jail has prompted travel experts to renew some do’s and don’t’s for …

Cool Green Cities: Smart Projects in Copenhagen, Portland, Paris & More

From a Day Without Cars and gardens atop shopping malls to a cloud forest in a major city, a look at smart projects from around the world.<p>Corbis (2), …

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

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France's 10 Most Enchanting Towns

It's no surprise that France has long held the title as the world's most-visited country. From the artistic legacy of Paris and the glamour of the Riviera to the legendary cuisine of Provence, France's historic and cultural treasures have made it a perennial favorite among international travelers. …

European Travel

Virgin Hotels to open NYC hotel in NoMad area in 2016

So the most awaited new hotel location in New York City is now public: Virgin Hotels, which is opening its first hotel in Chicago in 2014, has now …