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Shop ’til You Drop in Paris

Shipping in ParisNo place on earth says fashion like Paris. Home to the world’s most exclusive trend-setting fashion designers, Paris has long been renowned for the excitement and glamour of its unparalleled fashion scene. A trip to Paris brings you to the heart of this fast-paced world of design and opens the doors to a shopping experience that can be found nowhere else.

Did you know that the term "haute couture" is regulated by law in France? Only members of the exclusive Syndical Chamber for Haute Couture, who present their fashion collections twice annually, can actually use the term. Each article of clothing is made from scratch and is tailored specifically for the customer. The giants of fashion, Pierre Cardin, Coco Chanel and Christian Dior are just some of the designers belonging to this elite group.

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The Best Kept Cruising Secret…Barge Vacations!

What is a barge vacation? It is an amazing cruise vacation and adventure along the smaller waterways and canals of Europe. There are two main types of barges: hotel barge, on which professional crew members take care of every detail, or a self-drive barge, on which you act as the captain and crew. Either option allows intimate exploration of the countryside in ways no other vacation can.

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Cruise Back in Time along the Canal du Midi

Imagine journeying at a leisurely pace through the sun drenched countryside and historic villages of Southern France aboard a canal barge, at times forgetting not only what hour of the day it might be, but what century the boat is floating through. Dreams become a reality when touring by barge along the fabled Canal du Midi through the Languedoc region of France.

Just a portion of France’s unique canal system linking major towns and tiny medieval villages, the Canal du Midi passes through the coastal plain and stony hills where wine grapes flourish in the brilliant sunshine. A fiercely independent region, its rich history and deep traditions strongly influence the scenic area.

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Discover Dijon – The Captital of Burgundy

Dijon City Ceter with Water FountainWhether you wish to find romance, enjoy some fresh mountain air, experience lively nightlife, or spend the day on the water, France is the place where your dreams can be realized. There are few experiences in the world that can rival the memories of an outstanding vacation in France. Dijon is an area of France that offers attractions and activities to please just about anybody, so if you are looking for the ideal location for your next vacation, Dijon might just be the perfect choice.

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Fun Technology for Paris

We all know how useful mobile phone applications are when we’re at home, but you can take these fun and useful applications on the road with you too! There is a wealth of new travel applications for your mobile device that will enrich your travel experience. From museums to restaurants, shopping to sites, these new applications will have you cruising the streets looking like a local, rather than fumbling with a guide-book like a lost looking tourist.

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