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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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Balat, Istanbul

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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20 Paris Neighborhoods: The Ultimate Breakdown Of Arrondissements

BY WENDY HUNG The biggest concern every traveler encounters when planning a trip to Paris is deciding which neighborhood to call your home away from home. With 20 arrondissements (districts) to sift through, each one has a different culture, population and sights to see. Here are three important things to know: Rive Droite (Right Bank) refers to […]

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Le Crocodile Bar Paris

The Boozier, The Better: Le Crocodile In Paris’ Quartier Latin

BY GUADALUPE GONZALEZ When it comes to bars, it’s hard to mess up in my book. If you make me a good, classic drink, I can almost assure you I’ll leave a happy customer and even come back with more friends. Though I’m really particular about meals, when it comes to drinking, my mantra is […]

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