Sunset in Paris, France

Travel Paris: 5 Can’t-miss Events for 2014

Paris. The name is synonymous with love, beauty, art, culture ... the list goes on. No matter the time of year, there's a seemingly endless of festivals, parades, sporting events and cultural attractions to...
74637776_47d749a875_z

Kiss Room Available for $1K A Pop

Mirror tiles at Mosaic World © Eric Rice At first glance I thought the Kiss Room might be yet another of Gene Simmons' ventures, or maybe a tribute to the famous painting by Gustav Klimt, but it turns...
louvre

The Louvre is Slightly Safer After Recent Arrests

© Gabriel Villena French police have arrested a group of Eastern European pickpockets targeting mainly Asian tourists outside of Paris' most famous monuments. Petty theft is a long-standing problem...
1546519942_7fc10b9683_z

Petition Started to Revive Disneyland Paris

This mouse may need a new house ©PrincessAshley Having opened only 21 years ago, Disneyland Paris has lost its luster, according to a new petition. The petition demands higher standards of the...
478545143_9e24167b5c_z

Hiker Dies in the French Pyrenees After Cow Attack

Moo attack © I-Man--10N An 85-year-old hiker died tragically while hiking the French Pyrenees. But not in the way one might expect. The man was actually charged by a herd of cows, knocked down by...
6488751081_4569e71fc5_z

Labor Action Closes Eiffel Tower

© John Kroll A strike at Paris' most famous landmark has shut The Eiffel Tower. The labor action began June 25th after talks broke down between the union representing the tower's 300 employees and...
3536413126_18a0352535_z

Paris Attempts to Curb Rudeness with New Manual

© Anirudh Koul Paris has a reputation for its treatment of tourists. Despite, or perhaps because of, being among the most desirable destinations on tourists' European itineraries, Parisians have a...
3488281539_1755877f5f_z

Rampant Pickpockets Shut Down Louvre

There are pickpockets in Paris. This is not news. The problem has reached such an extent that the Louvre had to close yesterday after its employees, frustrated by having to deal with organized gangs,...
5084685620_466639c4ce_z

Nelson’s Uniform Crosses the Channel to France

Statue of Nelson in London's Trafalgar Square © Fran Garcia Considered a sacred artifact of Britain's greatest naval victory, the uniform Vice-Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson was wearing when he was...
Lautrec

Solicitation in France May Become Legal (Again)

For those of you who have been agonizing over how you'll find "entertainment" the next time you're in Paris, worry no longer! Soon the solicitation of "entertainment" may be legal again. Henri Toulouse...