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Today The Flight Deal found an impressive sale for destinations scattered across France. ... Read More

Taking a day trip from Paris is as easy as hopping a train in any direction. If you've already visited Versailles or Monet's gardens at Giverny,... Read More

For history buffs, veterans, and families of World War II heroes, Normandy has become something of a pilgrimage site. Millions of travelers come to the... Read More

Skin-care companies are taking a locavore approach, producing goods with a strong sense of place. ... Read More

The late Victorians, our intellectual parents in so many ways, jettisoned the religious pilgrimage for a different kind of quest—the search for a... Read More

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Vera Gordon, a retired educator in Brooklyn, New York, is a garden-variety traveler. Literally. Like more and more botanically minded tourists, she’s... Read More

An easy long weekend from Paris, Normandy can be at its best in the fall, when the crowds have gone and the market towns are flush with the harvest.... Read More

It is often cloudy in Deauville, even in summer. But that doesn’t stop the daily promenade on the famous boardwalk known as Les Planches. For all the... Read More

Now you can pedal your way through the European countryside with Ama Waterways (amawaterways.com), which carries 30 bikes on each of its six European... Read More

Q: My husband and I want to spend a weekend in Manhattan. Where are the best new places to stay and eat? —Alison Carter, San Jose, Calif. ... Read More

She gave us the classic Chanel suit and the little black dress, and now Coco Chanel—la femme—has proved her staying power thanks to the recent films... Read More

Kudos to Sophy Roberts for her superb article on Ladakh. I first came to know the region while reading Ancient Futures by Helena Norberg-Hodge, the... Read More

In the seaside village of Perros-Guirec, L'Agapa Hotel & Spa clings—like ... Read More

At La Cour Beaudeval, a creeper-clad 17th-century farmhouse in Normandy, just an hour from Paris, you can purchase the perfect pair of vintage mercury... Read More

San Francisco BeastsWith attractions based on children's books, an IMAX theater, and a dozen kid-friendly restaurants and shops, there's plenty to... Read More

. . . from the SouthwestDon Imus, radio personality ... Read More

Always dreamed of owning a maison de mer in France?Save yourself the travails of proprietorship and check into the Hôtel Fort de l'Océan, an exceedingly... Read More

What do you get when you combine Colonial Williamsburg, Gladiator, and a Renaissance festival?Puy du Fou, an inventive theme park in western France that... Read More

As a landscape painter, usually of the seashore, I am perpetually trying to capture edges and boundaries that are never where I think they should be.... Read More

"At a café in Paris, a woman overheard my eight-year-old daughter, Abby, and me discussing plans to go see the painter Claude Monet's garden in Giverny.... Read More

See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts. ... Read More

Three wheels of butter like lumpy hassocks sat on a counter ... Read More

When the French talk about the sea, it’s usually as a melodramatic need—“J’ai besoin de la mer,” “I need the sea”—never simply, “I like the beach.”... Read More

For the past 14 years, I’ve spent my summers in lower Normandy. My boyfriend, Hugh Hamrick, and I live in a 200-year-old stone house in a tiny village... Read More

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