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10 Tips for a Successful Trip to France

Every vacation has its ups and downs. But travelers can improve their odds of a good time with a little care, the right frame of mind, a modest pace and just enough (but not too much) planning. Here are a … Continue reading

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The Friendliest Cab Driver in Paris

We never did get his name. He was compact, stocky, mid-40s and a man who loved to talk. He drove a newer-model Mercedes taxi with a big crack on the driver’s side windshield. He started talking to us just as … Continue reading

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In France, Finding Relief Can Be a Delicate Matter

Five years ago, when my wife Kathy and I visited the┬áchapel┬áthat Pablo Picasso painted in the hillside town of Vallauris, overlooking the sparkling French Riviera, the guard in the adjoining museum wore beautiful, hand-tooled leather boots. She exemplified what seemed … Continue reading

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