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Wine Courses in Burgundy

Sensation Vin is the only tasting space in Beaune where it is possible to take wine tasting classes without an appointment. Former participants say the classes are both fun and informative. “Fun” because each tasting is a real pleasure and “informative” because you...

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A New Year’s Travel Resolution

All good travel starts with an idea. And what’s a more comfortable way to gather those ideas than armchair traveling with In The Know Traveler? To get your adventures started, let In The Know Traveler and a list put together by the United Nations help. While the UN is...

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New Hotel in Paris

With an ideal location between the Louvre, Opéra, Rue St. Honoré and the Place Vendôme, the Hotel Lumen Paris Louvre is a design boutique hotel in the heart of the 1st arrondissement. With 32 rooms and suites, the hotel features interior design by the architect Alain...

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BKWine: Truffles, Wine, Foie Gras and Duck

Truffles, wine, foie gras and duck is the theme for BKWine’s first tour in 2008. The company has just released the details for the program of this unusual wine and food tour. The tour is open to a small number of gastronomy enthusiasts and will take place on February...

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The New Hotel Fouquet’s Barriére

New York- July 17, 2007: When thinking of Paris, "romance" often comes to mind before "family vacation," yet the French capital has a myriad of attractions and activities for all ages, including the world-famous Euro Disney - just 30 miles from the Eiffel Tower. To...

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Hilton New Tours in Paris

PARIS – July 12, 2007 – This summer, travelers to the City of Light can explore world-famous monuments and discover unknown local treasures in an eco-friendly way with Hilton Hotels’ new “Paris en Bicyclette” package. With the recent “Paris Breathes” initiative,...

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Bordeaux Getaway

Fall into the ultimate French getaway – luxuriating in Bordeaux’s renowned wine country and imbibing inimitable wine, food, music and guests on this, their most splendid tour, a sumptuous autumn escape to Bordeaux. This week-long getaway includes a rejuvenating...

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The LPGA in France

The Evian Masters, in Evian-les-Bains, which will take place July 25 to 29, started in 1994 and became part of the LPGA in 2000. Always considered a premier tournament, just behind the US Open, the Evian Masters offers a $3 million purse and is one of the ten winner...

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Thanksgiving in Paris

Libertyville, IL, June 11, 2007 – If a gourmet dinner in Paris sounds more appealing than turkey with the extended family, why not escape to Paris for Thanksgiving weekend. TourCrafters is offering a 4-day/3-night package for the amazingly low price of $389 and that...

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Summer Discounts at Sofital

PARIS, June 1, 2007 – Sofitel sizzles this season with the “Summer Experience” package. The seasonal offer provides travelers the opportunity to experience Sofitel’s passion for French art de vivre with premium accommodations and celebratory incentives. Valid from...

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Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center Now Open

On June 6, 2007, on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the D-Day landings, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) will dedicate its new visitor center at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. Attending the 10:30am ceremony will be...

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Faster Trains in France

One week after the French broke the new world speed record for steel-wheel-on-steel-rails (357 mph) and 60 days before the start of commercial service, tickets and schedules for the newest high-speed TGV* rail line, TGV East, are available from Rail Europe. Rail...

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