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What’s New in Paris in 2012: A Girls’ Guide to the City
Culinary Travel / Culture / Destinations / Europe / France & Belgium / Romantic Travel / Travel News

What’s New in Paris in 2012: A Girls’ Guide to the City

Paris remains an eternally popular destination and for good reason. To find out what’s new in the city of light, Peter sat down with GirlsGuideToParis  founder Doni Belau. Peter Greenberg:  I… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Restore French Castles
Cultural Immersion / Culture / Destinations / Eco Travel / Europe / France & Belgium / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Restore French Castles

Each Thursday we highlight an new experience from our extensive listings of volunteer travel (a.k.a voluntourism) opportunities. Check back each week for a new voluntourism spotlight and tune into Peter Greenberg… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Cell Phone Etiquette
Culture / Etiquette / Europe / France & Belgium / Spain & Portugal / Video Travel Tips / Videos

Video Travel Tip: Cell Phone Etiquette

Will you be the subject of angry glares if you answer you cell phone?  If you’re in a foreign city, it’s entirely possible. A study by the University of Surrey… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Olympic Planning
British Isles / France & Belgium / Olympics / Video Travel Tips / Videos

Video Travel Tip: Olympic Planning

The Summer Olympics 2012 in London are just around the corner, and it’s already time to start planning if you want to go to the prestigious games. It’s not always… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Paris Museums
Europe / France & Belgium / Video Travel Tips / Videos

Video Travel Tip: Paris Museums

Although many Americans automatically think of the Louvre when preparing for a visit to Paris, there are so many other museums and galleries with amazing culture and imagery to last… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Rollerblading Through Paris
France & Belgium / Professional Sports / Video Travel Tips / Videos

Video Travel Tip: Rollerblading Through Paris

For visitors to Paris, a stop by the Eiffel Tower is a mandatory excursion. But what many visitors don’t know is that there is more than one way to experience… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome–October 29, 2011
Europe / France & Belgium / Radio Show

Radio Guest List–Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome–October 29, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, Cruise Critic‘s Carolyn Spencer Brown shares something really spooky. Forget ghost stories. For a real fright, imagine the scariest things that have happen to cruises… Read More…

International Travel Gadget Reviews: Phones, Wi-Fi, GPS
Budget Travel / Business Travel / Europe / France & Belgium / Student Travel / Travel Gadgets / Travel News

International Travel Gadget Reviews: Phones, Wi-Fi, GPS

Mixing a vacation with field-testing technology can be a risky proposition, but our gadget guy Phil Baker braves the dead-zones to offer his pick for the new phones, GPS and… Read More…

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users
Accessible Travel / Destinations / Europe / France & Belgium / Travel Tools

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users

Though France presents certain challenges with accessible travel, correspondent Emma Verrill argues that the “je ne sais quoi” of French life outweighs any potential frustration. Her tips aim to make… Read More…

Five For Families: Family Travel Ideas In Paris Plus Kid-Friendly Hotels
Family/Kids Travel / France & Belgium / Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel / Travel News

Five For Families: Family Travel Ideas In Paris Plus Kid-Friendly Hotels

While past trips filled with romance and fine dining may be a distant memory, Paris can take on a new role in your life as a city to visit with… Read More…

Bodies, Debris Found From Air France Flight 477
France & Belgium / Plane Crashes / Travel News

Bodies, Debris Found From Air France Flight 477

Nearly two years after an Air France plane mysteriously fell out of the sky, killing 228 people, debris from the wreckage has been found with bodies still aboard, French officials… Read More…