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Book: A Million Steps by Kurt Koontz

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If you feel like you need a mental escape or a great armchair read, pick up a copy of A Million Steps by author Kurt Koontz. Combining travel, life and detailed accounts of his pilgramage, Koontz – an avid adventure traveler and author, wrote a book that chronicles his trip on the historic Camino de Santiago in Spain, a venture that benefited…

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Travel: 5 Things to Do In Marseille

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The perfect holiday destination can be found in the biggest city in France next to Paris amidst the exotic weather and busy culture. With some of the best cuisine in the south of France along a highly diverse population, jetting off to the city of Marseille is something you simply cannot miss. Stade Velodrome If there’s one thing Marseille are…

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Book: JOIE DE VIVRE Winning, Dining, and Romancing Like the French

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At this moment, I am mentally sitting in a café in Paris, admiring the Louis Vuitton clad French Women dressed in all black as I sip a latte. Do you also need a French escape? Check out: JOIE DE VIVRE Winning, Dining, and Romancing Like the French (Thomas Dunne Books; $24.99; ISBN 1-250-00456-X:). Harriet Welty Rochefort, an American who married a…

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Travel: 4 Gorgeous Ski Chalets to Kick Off the 2013 Ski Season

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  Want to kick off the 2013 ski season in style? Then go to one of these gorgeous chalets! Read on to find the one for you. Mind you, they’re all that fabulous, you’ll probably have trouble deciding. Chamois Lodge, St Martin de Belleville This lush lodge is found in the tranquil hamlet of Villarabout. Just a stone’s throw away…

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Travel: Food & Wine Pairing in France

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  As you travel around France, you’ll want to enjoy the culinary specialties and wines of the various regions. In total, France has 27 regions, each boasting unique and savory dishes and some of the best wine. We’ve highlighted a few of the regions below to give you a head start on sampling some of France’s finest cuisine and wines.…

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Travel: Understanding Rental Car Rules in France

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You might think you know the highway code from back to front, but driving abroad requires you to study up on a completely different set of rules and regulations. Take the example of France, a country that’s made countless changes to its guidelines for motorists. The most significant have been introduced at the turn of 2012 as local authorities look to clampdown…

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Travel: Summer in Paris

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No other city in the world has the romance and fascination as the famed city of Lights. The capital city of France, Paris embodies French culture to its fullest; from the stunning architecture to the historic monuments and quaint sidewalk cafes. Below are some of my favorite things to do in Paris. See the Sites.  Paris has so many historic…

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Travel Guest Post: Top 3 Luxury Hotels in the South of France

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France is known in the world as being famous for its well-known tourism spots. Lots of visitors visit every year and enjoy the sights and culture Parisian life has to offer. No holiday in the southern region of France would be finished without detecting the suitable luxury hotel that will have your senses know what it feels like to be…

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Travel Guest Post: Chalet Holidays

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Skiing is the type of holiday pursuit that will instantly conjure images of luxury and glamour in the layman’s eyes. James Bond, log fires and sweeping mountain vistas all come to mind when alpine pursuits are mentioned. The initiated know only too well that it isn’t always so. Pulling on a big pair of plastic boots and traipsing through a…

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Travel Guest Post: Top 5 Holiday Destinations in France

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  France offers extensive options as a holiday destination. From the glamour and the diversity of Paris to coastal and inland scenery, France has something for every traveller, and features some of the best boutique accommodation and culinary options in mainland Europe, if not the world. While it is difficult to get away from Paris as a primary destination, travellers…

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Travel Guest Post: Top 7 French Riviera Holiday Locations

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As a tourist, you can visit the French Riviera for two distinct experiences. You can experience the glamorous lifestyle of celebrities in bustling towns like Monaco, Cannes and Nice. On the flip side, quieter towns like Antibes and Vence allow you to enjoy the scenic beauty and romantic side of the Riviera. Here are some of the best holiday destinations…

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Travel: Le Village Arc 1950

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Le Village Arc 1950 features eight luxury ski-to-door residences in France in the Paradiski area make the perfect ski weekend getaway with all the comforts of being in your own space. The traditional stone and timber Alpine design of the buildings are set with a white snow backdrop and majestic mountains in the quaint valley, with a car-free  environment and…

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Travel Guest Post: A Perfect Holiday-The Channel Islands

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Situated in the English Channel, lying close to the north coast of France are a group of islands each with its own, unique history, culture and micro climate. Bathed by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, the Channel Islands boast a mild climate and a natural beauty that have made them a perfect holiday destination. The Channel Islands archipelago…

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Travel Guest Post: Luxury Skiing in France

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There are many luxury ski resorts in France and the best of these attract skiers from around the world, lured into the resorts by the powder and après ski. France has some of the best Alpine skiing in Europe and the French food certainly makes a holiday in the country worthwhile. Whether you are a seasoned skier or a beginner…

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Paris, France

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I love the romance of Paris…the beautiful architecture, strong lines and picture-perfect monuments. Even ordinary signs have appeal to me in French. I have an obsession with Laduree. This classy, elegant pastry shop on the Champs Elysses has been around since 1862. The celadon green box with silver writing is the Tiffany and Co of sweets. The inventor of the…

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