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Best bakeries for baguettes in Paris 2013

Headed to Paris anytime soon? Expect to throw any low-carb regimes to the wind and indulge in the best breads in the world.

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Paris’s landmark Crillon hotel closes for makeover

The Hotel de Crillon in Paris, one of the world’s oldest luxury hotels, is closing this weekend for a two-year-long makeover that includes a new spa and sweeping renovations.

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The most photographed monument on Tripadvisor?

5,200 photos of The Eiffel Tower have been uploaded and shared on TripAdvisor over the last 13 years, more than any other landmark or site in the world.

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David Beckham to live in luxury suite

Paris Saint-Germain will pay the hotel bill for David Beckham during his five-month stay at the club. He will stay at the Royale Suite at Le Bristol Hotel.

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Chanel to expand historic store

French luxury house Chanel is set to start work on extending the famous Rue Cambon store for a 2016 opening.

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Paris women finally allowed to wear trousers

Women in Paris can finally wear trousers without fear of criminal prosecution after the government said a more than 200-year-old ban no longer had any legal effect. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France’s minister of women’s rights, said in a statement that the ban, imposed on November 17, 1800, was incompatible with modern French values and laws. The [...]

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