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Grande Arche de La Défense, Paris

La Défense

An unusual sunset view of Paris: La Défense, the business district, including the Grande Arche.

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Coffee-house by the Ortaköy Mosque, Constantinople by Ivan Aivazovsky

Seven cities with amazing café cultures

"If you’re a coffee aficionado, you can appreciate when a city has an amazing café culture. If you’re looking to discover a range of delightful coffee shops, a wide selection of unique coffee, and a chance to soak up the local culture, here's my vote for the top seven cities with amazing café cultures." Nate looks at seven great cities around the world for coffee-lovers to get their fix.

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Cover of Almost French: A New Life in Paris by Sarah Turnbull

Almost French

A review of "Almost French", the story by Australian journalist Sarah Turnbull of how she came to live in Paris, her struggle to come to terms with a new way of life, and her experiences along the way.

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Paris: The best small town in Texas

"Writing a city guide for Paris on an amateur travel site is about as useless as attempting to cover London, New York or Tokyo in an article of 1,000 words. Since the arrival of the internet, any such metropolis is the theme of fantastillions (© Hajo) of websites, only exceeded by the huge number of porn sites on the web." BE's very own Hajo takes a different approach to describing the French capital - through literature...

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