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[Jetset Video] Why Is Paris So Unbelievably Gorgeous Even In The Rain?

BY WENDY HUNG x Meet me in the rain? No, these aren’t just lyrics to Chris Martin’s latest tune. Two weeks ago, Paris was drenched in pouring rain. I had just arrived in the city for my annual European getaway and it commenced with an ebullient flow of water. Drip drops rolling in and out of the city, […]

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Your Jetset Lowdown This Morning

BY TEAM JST Quantas begins direct flights between Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef Airport making it easier for travelers heading to the Whitsundays Islands. (Quantas) Facebook/Quantas Peninsula Paris is set to open in the 16th arrondissement (near l’Arc de Triomphe) on August 1st, 2014. (Paris.Peninsula) Paris Peninsula The first remains of MH17 victims return to […]

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5 Easy Steps To Local Flavors In Provence

BY SOFIA JOHN Cuisine in southern France is unlike anything you’ll try in other parts of the country. Its rugged landscape just outside of Rhône Valley, combined with Mediterranean weather is great for growing sheep and goats but not so much for mass productions of agriculture due to dry soil. Food in Provence is built on olives, sardines, […]

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Twenty-two teams, each consisting of nine cyclists (that’s 198 total riders in all) participate in the Tour de France each year. Rules mandate that all members of a team must dress identically, including shorts, jersey, socks, shoes, gloves and helmet.

30 Incredible Facts You Never Knew About The Tour de France!

BY JERRY LEON The 101st Tour de France, also known as Le Tour or La Grande Boucle, is the ultimate grand prix of bicycle racing. As the oldest member of the well-known grand tours (Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España being the other two), Le Tour is also considered the most prestigious of the three. […]

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20 Must-Do’s In Paris That Are Totally Worth It

BY WENDY HUNG It’s your first time in Paris and all you’re thinking about are tourist hotspots, except there are a million of them in the city. Here’s an overwhelm-free rundown of must-sees to ensure a trip packed with ohlalas! 1. Watch the sunset from the Eiffel Tower Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 (map, website) Metro: Bir-Hakeim (line […]

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34 Cities That Will Make You Want To Paint The Town…Literally

BY WENDY HUNG Some cities were created to inspire the artists in all of us. The longer we wanderlust, the more we want to grab a paint brush and  channel our inner Van Goghs. These thirty-four colorful gems take us from Australia to Asia to all the Americas, through Europe and all the way to Greenland. Get […]

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Jetset Lowdown July

Your Jetset Lowdown This Morning

BY TEAM JST Etsy Calvi on the Rocks 2014 (July 5-10) is a festival in France featuring numerical arts, electronic music and Corsican art of living. This year’s lineup include: The Rapture, Erol Alkan, Brodinski, Nicolas Jaar, Jennifer Cardini, Peter & The Magician and Gesaffelstein…and more. (zapaday) The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is celebrating Ramadan in total decadence with a […]

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