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Which priceless antiques and religious relics were safe from the fire?
The art inside Notre Dame Cathedral has seen better days in its 856-year history, but it’s also seen worse. Though the fire that broke out in the evening of April 15, 2019 did considerable damage to the structure itself, Paris Mayor Anne ...
 
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It's not the first time it was heavily damaged.
On April 15, a fire broke out and engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. As one of the most famous landmarks in the world, the cathedral is beloved by many as a symbol of Catholicism. Notre Dame de Paris means Our ...
 
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It's the best way to see Paris and Alsace through a wine-focused lens.
Taking a vacation is something that always elicits excitement. Planning it, however, is another story. If you want to experience a country and combine it with your passion, Heart of Alsace is an ideal way to do so. One of Europe's best ...
 
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Alex Eala’s win marks the first time a wildcard has ever won the title.
Tennis prodigy Alex Eala earned the Les Petit U-14 crown in Tarbes, France last week, strengthening her claim as one to watch in the tennis world.During the final leg of the international competition, in the division solely for girls the age of ...
 
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Can’t decide where to go for the holidays? Let this be your guide.
If you haven’t booked that ticket or decided on a place to escape for the holidays yet, here's our list to guide you in choosing where to spend the long Christmas break. We’ve scoured through countless travel guides, our notes from our ...
 
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If you relish the idea of living and speaking like a local in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, or Japan, then Eurocentres is the perfect language school for you.
Studying with Eurocentres is like the ultimate vacation—instead of being an ordinary tourist, you get to completely immerse yourself in the culture you’re visiting. If you’ve ever wanted to learn a new language, this is the most fun and effective way to ...
 
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She definitely did not let them eat cake.
Marie Antoinette is perhaps the most famous queen in French history, known for her extravagant lifestyle and even more enviable wardrobe. But despite being soft-hearted and compassionate, she was loathed by French people of all social classes. Here are some reasons why, ...
 
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Your morning commute doesn't have to look dreary
Beauty and underground stations don't always go hand-in-hand, especially for the millions of daily riders slogging their way to work or school every day across the world. But the underground isn't always drab, dingy and dreary, as evidenced by these seven stunning ...
 
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The king known for his love for perfume possessed strange hygienic habits.
Each year, millions of visitors head to France to admire the massive Palace of Versailles, its extravagant interiors, and the elaborate gardens and courts that surround it. Prior to the splendor we see today, however, was a dirty past. Many are surprised ...
 
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According to all those vigilant reviewers on Trip Advisor
If you're looking for somewhere to go on holiday and you put a lot of stock by the opinion of people who love nothing more than following up a meal, hotel stay or museum visit with a TripAdvisor review then listen up, ...
 
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From Japan to Nepal, scale a mountain with style.
As important as the journey’s end is the road that leads you there. Here, three options for many happy expeditions: a roll-on suitcase, a messenger, and a tote from Hermès. Check the dimensions, tight and compact, the ideal size for weaving through ...
 
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An abundance of art, wine, tapas, and festive people make vacations in Spain and France a celebration of culture.
A Culinary Revolution"One must eat to live, not live to eat,” French playwright Molière once wrote in his comedy, L’Avare. Most vacationers in Spain would vehemently disagree, especially those who head to the northern region where the coastal city of San Sebastián has ...
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