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Love Locks on the Pont des Arts: Symbols of Love, or Tacky Vandalism? April 9, 2014 by Sylvia Sabes Pierre-Louis FERRER From lazy fall mornings spent under a cozy comforter with a steaming café crème and a rich, buttery croissant within arm’s reach, to the twinkling lights of the Eiffel Tower at midnight — any moment of the day in Paris has the potential for extreme romance. Eduard Díaz i Puig Around sunset, dramatic cotton candy clouds breeze through crystalline blue skies, the Seine tinted a warm amber as it ambles by, the gold statues of the Pont Alexandre III aglow.

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[:en]Follow the Food Festival: A Voyage into Small Town Portugal[:] [:en] As the mayor of the tiny Portuguese village told me in broken Spanish, (our only common language)-“If it doesn’t melt in your mouth, it’s not ham…” Those of you guys who know me by now, know I’m an absolute sucker for food. And locals. And local food. Miznon: Israeli Cuisine with a French Twist September 10, 2015 by Emily Dilling The rue des Rosiers, an iconic street in Paris’ Marais neighborhood, is one of the few that remains reminiscent of the neighborhood’s Jewish community. Lined with Jewish bakeries and delis, this street is probably most well known for its falafel restaurants.

PARIS CITY GUIDE - De quelle planète es-tu? LE CENTRE 104 Le cent quartre is funeral service building from the late 19th century turned art space. It is way up north in the 19th district of Paris. There are expos, a few shops and cafés and it is just a wonderful place to visit for a stroll. The space is beautiful and immense. Links We Love: 1/10/2015 What we're clicking on this week (when we're not packing on the layers.) One day, I'd love to check into Houshi Ryokan. The traditional Japanese hotel is supposedly the oldest continually operating, family-run business. Learn more in this beautifully shot mini documentary. – Becky, editorial assistant Meet Gluta, probably the world's happiest dog.

Where to Buy Made in France Handbags in Paris Marais I never thought about researching where to buy a handbag on my visit to Paris. Paris struck me as a destination for investment designer handbags, from luxury good makers like Hermes and Celine. While I would love to leave Paris with a souvenir Hermes Birkin bag on my arm, I’m not ready to drop ten grand (for starters) on a shopping whim. So when I stumbled across a colorful handbag shop in Paris’ Marais district, filled with cute but inexpensive handbags that are actually made in France, I knew I hit pay dirt. Rue de Sévigné in the Marais is a fantastic street for shopping. Parisian brand Brontibay’s Marais shop on rue de Sévigné is eye-candy for handbag lovers.

Paris Day Trip: Auvers sur Oise and Van Gogh's Last Days (With Video Tour) The country village of Auvers-sur-Oise on the river Oise is barely 30 kilometers from Paris, an easy day trip by train to see a town that still today resembles the quiet hamlet that lured nineteenth-century artists from Paris to its sunlit wheat fields, clear skies and charming homes and gardens. Artist Charles Daubigny arrived in 1860 and never left. Manet, Cézanne, Renoir, and Camille Pissaro—patriarch of Impressionism—all lived there for a time.

Fathom's 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2015 Travel Teq What we love: Reports on traveling culture and lifestyle treasures for the fashion-forward jetsetter. Smart lists with food and nightlife recommendations for sporting your style. Last seen: checking out an artist residence hotel in London, admiring the Swiss chalets of Peter Zumthor. Finding Your Creativity in Paris with SEYMOUR+ September 3, 2015 by Amy Thomas Camille Malissen When I moved to Paris six years ago, one of the greatest things that happened to me was meeting Melissa Unger. A fellow New Yorker, Melissa also had French blood and California cool. She was gregarious, generous, genuine, and a little bit wild. How to find the right summer job in France Looking to get your hands dirty and work on your tan? Read our guide to finding the right summer job in France first. Photo: Philippe Desmazes/AFP For decades, the working summer in France has been an unforgettable expat ritual.