T Magazine: Site to Be Seen | The PG Lives of X-Rated Stars
It's been a peripatetic few years for the artist Jonathan Harris . Much of it was spent in Siglufjorour, Iceland, where Harris lived in a church, before swapping his sanctified surroundings for a rustic cabin in Oregon.
Wed May 15, 2013
Paris on a budget: exciting free and low cost things to do
Francophiles know the City of Lights offers more than expensive hotels, costly meals, and high cost entertainment.
Tue May 14, 2013
With Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby opening, there is no better time to celebrate the spirit of the Roaring 20s.
Dan Brown's Inferno: Florence awaits surge in interest as new thriller casts it as key setting
It is one of the most famous cities in Europe - a place of churches, courtyards and art galleries whose fine buildings still sing of the Renaissance.
Mon May 13, 2013
Lost In Cheeseland
The Paris Journal
If you only had a day in Paris, how would you spend it? Skipping stones along the Canal Saint-Martin like AmA©lie Poulain or ambling the cobblestone streets of the Marais? The magic of this city lives within its hundreds of urban hamlets and vibrant neighborhoods.
Simons: Would a "world-class" Wolverine make Edmonton a modern Marvel?
For Brian LaBelle, local youth worker, occasional NDP candidate, and comic book fan, it started as a joke, at the expense of the overblown rhetoric in the overheated downtown arena debate.
Researchers track megacity carbon footprints using mounted sensors
Researchers with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory have undertaken a large project that will allow them to measure the carbon footprint of megacities - those with millions of residents, such as Los Angeles and Paris.
Tips from the Jet Set: How to Do Paris Right
They say that Paris is the world's most visited city and judging by the amount of far-flung friends I've seen since moving here, I can see why.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Waterloo Region Record
Travel: Five places to relive the 1920s
Les Deux Magots, meaning "Two Chinese figurines," is one of the most storied of the literary cafes throughout Paris, where famed artists like Picasso and Hemingway would congregate and talk about their work and opinions.
Wed May 08, 2013
David And Victoria Beckham Go On A Shopping Spree In Paris
Victoria Beckham and husband David hit the shops in Paris during a romantic day out in the French capital.
Europe commemorates 68th VE Day
People from across Europe commemorated on Wednesday, in one way or another, the 68th Victory in Europe Day that marks the end of the Second World War in Europe.
Eiffel Tower: Information & Facts
Whether you're lucky enough to have visited Paris or have only ever dreamed of going there, chances are you know of the French capital's most beloved landmark: the Eiffel Tower.
Tue May 07, 2013
Your View: Here's a whale of an idea for tourism
Regarding the Paul Revere sign and a name for the new downtown park, I suggest the following: A large white whale sign that spouts electronically every 15 minutes, and Moby-Dick Park for the park.
Las Vegas's newest hot spot
Las Vegas has its fair share of flashy hotels, from the Venetian with its gondola-filled "canals" to the Paris resort, speared with a replica Eiffel Tower.
Playing those mind-games: a preview of Remember Me
While its core gameplay is not terribly original, Remember Me's combination of strong heroine and unique setting make it immediately compelling.
Mon May 06, 2013
The stuff of lasting impressions
Claude Monet is said to have had a team of gardeners polish the leaves in the pond at Giverny, his estate north of Paris, such was the importance of each element the genius impressionist painter perceived.
The Globe and Mail
8 great ways to explore a city: First tip? Don't plan
Exploring a new city is an art and a science. To really take pleasure in the adventure, you must achieve a blend of impulsiveness and purposefulness - an organized spontaneity.
Times of Oman
Zahara launches online travel souq with a unique single window platform
Muscat: Buying a holiday has now got much easier. Zahara has introduced a virtual travel portal, www.otalati.com where you can purchase any service related to travel and holiday at the click of a mouse on a secure payment gateway.
Sun May 05, 2013
Oui, Oui!! Remembering Napoleon
Although the 5th of May is generally celebrated as Cinqo de Mayo, another major historical event occurred on this exact date: the death of a major figure in French and world history , Napoleon Bonaparte.
David and Victoria Beckham turn sightseers as they take the children for day out at the Eiffel Tower
They might be one of the most famous families in the whole world, but that doesn't mean that the Beckhams don't like to mix with the hoi polloi from time to time.