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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Travel to the World’s Luckiest Locations

Sure, your grandmother says that rabbit foot key chain is lucky, but is it really? You mom puts a penny in your shoe "for luck, sweetie!" but all you get is a callus on your foot ... not super lucky, MOM....
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Plans Underway to Extend the Eiffel Tower

The iron lady could be getting a makeover ©Larry Johnson Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower may see a new addition very soon. If plans to extend the landmark are approved by the Paris Council, the tower will...
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Navigate the Louvre With a Nintendo 3DS

Louvre pyramids and clouds ©tibchris Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and... Super Mario? Visitors to the Louvre Museum in Paris will soon have the opportunity to be guided around the vast museum by a...