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  • Eiffel Tower closes after employees protest pickpockets
    Eiffel Tower closes after employees protest pickpockets
    The Eiffel Tower closed for several hours on Fridayas employees protested an increase in pickpockets,accordingtomedia reports.Workers went on strike after authorities said violent thefts decreased 25 percent and pickpocketing declined by 23...
  • Anne-Sophie Pic
    Anne-Sophie Pic Flies Above The Clouds
    One of the top chefs in the world, Anne-Sophie Pic comes from a venerated family of great French chefs in southeastern France. So far few women have confidently broken into the male dominated circle of best chefs in the world other than Carme...
  • Wine from Napa Valley
    Developing a taste for wine
    If you are a person who knows a lot about wine or if you are the person that is just developing a taste for wine. Yes, for some people it does take a little while to actually like wine. One thing that you have to do is have a basic knowledge of...
  • Rail Europe
    Rail Europe cuts fares on first class train travel
    Travelers bound for Europe this summer will pay 20 percent less for first class train tickets on international routes in France and Spain when bookings are made by June 2, says Rail Europe.Rail Europe is the largest distributor of European rail...
  • Man 56 shots alcohol death: Daughter cheers dead drunk dad, but bar owner sued
    Man 56 shots alcohol death: Daughter cheers dead drunk dad, but bar owner sued
    The man who died after 56 shots of alcohol was in the company of his daughter and friends when he broke another man’s previous record of having achieved 55 shots of alcohol in one night. After the 57-year-old man achieved his goal of...
  • French arms sales to Arab customers
    French cozy up with Arabs
    Why are the French making inroads with Arabs that result in weapons deals? For one thing, Americans have given too much leeway to Iranians. Arabs have the impression that American foreign policy under Barack Obama has gone too soft. Oddly both...
  • Man drinks 56 shots of alcohol and dies of heart attack: Bar owner on trial
    Man chugs 56 shots of alcohol dies: Barkeep eggs man on to record shots, charged
    A 57-year-old man who died of cardiac arrest after downing 56 shots of alcohol at a French bar was continuously served even when demonstrating extreme intoxication. Today the blame for this man’s death is pointing to the bar owner who not...
  • Actress Natalie Portman attends the UCLA Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center For Israel Studies 5th Annual Gala
    Natalie Portman trashes Netanyahu, reveals nervousness of being Jewish in Paris
    Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman is best known for her role as Luke Skywaker’s and Princess Leia’s mother in the first three episodes of the “Star Wars” franchise. She has been in a lot of other films and even won a...
  • France doubles down on their war on cash and passes next phase in war on privacy
    France doubles down on their war on cash and passes next phase in war on privacy
    First it was a banking act to coincide with the global rise in the war on cash, and now on May 5, the French legislature has passed through its lower house their version of the American Patriot Act, which would end individual privacy and make it...
  • Avoid pickpockets when traveling abroad
    Avoid pickpockets when traveling abroad
    Summer travel plans need to include safety for all of your electronic devices. James Freedman, a Veteran pickpocket turned security expert says, 'The number one target item today is a smart phone, not so much for the device but for the data...
  • 50 shades
    Fat, balding Frenchman duped women into 50 Shades of Grey-style sex encounters
    A 68-year-old French man is facing rape charges after using the identity of a male model to persuade two women to show up at his flat for 50 Shades of Grey-style sex encounters in the dark.Calling himself Anthony Laroche, the man posted profiles...
  • Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem
    Domaine De Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem: The magic of Côtes du Roussillon
    The relationship between earth and life is the backbone of the winemaking process and it is certainly the philosophy behind Michel Chapoutier’s wines from Domaine De Bila-Haut, especially Occultum Lapidem. Earth is represented by the terroir...
  • Atmospheric Albayzin, the Arab quarter in Granada, Spain
    Is travel for fun broken?
    Is travel fun anymore, anyhow? Ever feel like you need to take a vacation when you get back from your trip? That you’ve been so busy checking off your list of must-sees that you forget the whole purpose of getting away in the first place?...
  • Apostle to the deaf
    America’s apostle to the deaf
    Born on December 26, 1785, Louis Laurent Marie Clerc was the son of Joseph-François Clerc and Marie-Élisabeth Candy. Louis’ life began in a remote village, La Balme-les-Grottes,Isère, in southeastern France. His father followed in the...
  • Viking Kvasir in Budapest
    Must act quickly: Special pricing on these Viking River Cruises ends April 15
    Viking River Cruises is offering its lowest prices of the season for the following European itineraries in the month of May. But you must act quickly. Prices for these eight day cruises begin at $1699 per person, double occupancy and are available...
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