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    Five things to do while visiting Nice
    Originally occupied by Greeks as a trade port, and then shifting between Spanish, Italian and French control several times, the area between Italy and France, near Corsica, better known as Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) is known today as Nice....
  • France begins to move on resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    France begins to move on resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    According to an article by Cara Anna (Associated Press) entitled, “ France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel” that states after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu caused an international uproar when he said shortly...
  • Château Roubine
    Provence: It's all about Rosé
    The South of France is synonymous with Rosé as this type of wine becomes increasingly more popular. For some people there is a stigma against this pink colored wine while others embrace it as the latest trend. The salmon colored wine has its own...
  • France vs. Brazil live streaming free online: Soccer International Friendly en vivo
    Brasil vs. Francia 2015 live stream soccer TV start time & ESPN-Deportes en vivo
    A couple of world soccer superpowers will collide Thursday afternoon in a must-see international friendly, as Brazil faces France on ESPN2 (TV schedule) and ESPN Deportes en vivo (free Spanish live stream online). Stade de France in Saint Denis,...
  • #MuseumWeek on Twitter
    Take part in the global #MuseumWeek project
    This Monday starts the first ever global installment ofMuseum Week, a social media event that encourages museums and museum visitors to interact with one another on Twitter via the hashtag #MuseumWeek. Taking place from March 23-29, Museum Week...
  • Lady Liberty
    Lady Liberty was the creation of Frederic Auguste Barholdi
    The Statue of Liberty, fondly referred to as "Lady Liberty," was given to the people of the United States by the people of France in a spirit of camaraderie to celebrate the friendship between the two nations begun during the American...
  • Mannequins sculpted based on real bodies.
    France may ban thin models with new bill
    As an act of legal rebellion against the fashion industry’s notorious obsession with weight, France may ban the use of models deemed too thin in fashion shows as well as editorials with the potential passing of a bill. The action was...
  • skeleton
    France may outlaw models that are too skinny
    France is on course to join Italy, Spain and Israel in drafting harsh punishments for anyone in the fashion industry who promotes an unhealthy body image. On Monday, March 16, Health Minister Marisol Touraine told reporters that the country's...
  • A world of music arrives in Evanston this April
    A world of music arrives in Evanston this April
    Next month, Northwestern’s Bienen School of Music offers concerts showcasing musical selections by composers from Italy, France, Spain, South America and Norway with a lineup that includes:April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Segovia Classical Guitar Series...
  • Captain Courteous
    See France and take your hotel room with you
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsFrance has gotten a bad rap over the years with the story that its residents are not only unfriendly, but downright hostile...
  • He Comes From France
    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert grabs 24 rebs, leads his troops to win at Memphis
    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is many things. He is from France. He is opinionated. He is tall. And he is skilled. Actually, Gobert is so talented the Jazz actually felt they could trade away the No. 3 pick in the 2011 draft--or Enes Kanter.Who saw...
  • Eurail luxury
    Travel by rail, the Europeans got it right
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsAmericans still have a lot to learn from the Europeans. As much as we have made tremendous strides in virtually every area,...
  • Low-tech lawn mower in the Tuileries
    If you haven’t been to Paris in awhile, things have changed
    We go to Paris for a month every year, but even with that frequency we keep being caught unaware of changes in procedures and travel--beginning with the air travel. A year ago and on previous years, economy class seats were never exactly roomy,...
  • Saint-Omer First Folio to be displayed at Globe Theatre
    Saint-Omer First Folio to be displayed at Globe Theatre
    Last November, librarian Rémy Cordonnier discovered a Shakespeare First Folio in the rare book section of the public library in Saint-Omer in the Department Pas-de-Calais in northern France that had been undisturbed for about 200 years. There are...
  • Happy are the Happy
    Review of 'Happy are the Happy' an intellectual view on love
    Love is a complicated and organic thing. It’s constantly changing as you grow and realize you want and need different things. Yasmina Reza addressed the fluidity of love in her new book Happy are the Happy, which was translated from its...
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