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More news from the Champs-Elysées...

In my latest post I talked about the rather newly opened “Apple Store” on the Champs-Elysées. Even more newly opened is an additional location of the “Galeries Lafayette” department stores. I already wrote about this building a few years ago, when it was still occupied by a “Virgin Megastore” – closed in 2013, see here. The building dates from the 1930’s and was for many years a bank. The architect was André Arfvidson, who created a number of remarkable buildings, including one I tal...
Tags: Travel, Google, Bjarke Ingels, Champs Elysees, Paris 8, PeterParis, André Arfvidson


Come Join Me on the French la Vie

  These last two weeks and counting have been wonderful, very affirming that my passion for the brocante is something many others share. I love leading the French la Vie, sharing about my life in France and what it is like to live abroad these last thirty years, I love meeting people and hearing their stories and talking about old things and so much more. Gloria, Barbara, Susan, Jennifer, Carol and Jane you have made me laugh and live darn fully these last couple of weeks. Thank you. Today we w...
Tags: Travel, France, Paris, Avignon, St Tropez, Jane, Villeneuve, Pascale, Grimaud, Isle, Vox Populi, French la Vie, Gloria Barbara Susan Jennifer Carol, Sellam Odile, Bleu Berge


The Creole Nature Trail

On impulse this morning we decided to drive the Creole Nature Trail that begins in Sulphur Louisiana and ends in Cameron Parish. The drive is a beautiful one with wild flowers marsh grasses and a variety of water fowl on display. Fishing camps and duck h
Tags: Travel, Louisiana, Cameron Parish, Creole Nature Trail


Wedgeport Breakwater In 360

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Earn 10,000 Bonus Points Per Stay in Paris — Part Trois Avec Marriott Bonvoy

The aroma of freshly baked goods from the local patisserie as the Eiffel Tower peeks out from behind a building; sitting at an outdoor café for hours just watching the people go by as you enjoy your snack; taking in the works of art at the Louvre; or simply savoring a treat of some macarons — just because. Those are just some of the many things you can enjoy in Paris — and Marriott has a sweet incentive for you to have a visit to Paris become a reality. You can earn 10,000 bonus Marriott Rewards...
Tags: Travel, Deals, Paris, Marriott, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Promotions, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Marriott Rewards, Marriott Bonvoy


Birds & Brews at WingMill, Neutral Bay

Heads up! There's a brand new American chicken wing and burger joint in town and it's as authentic as you can get. WingMill on Young Street in Neutral Bay is all about birds and brew i.e. chicken wings and beer. There are 8 types of American style wings, loaded fries, frickles, salads gigantic poured root beers and beer on tap!
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Former Director of Selective Service says it's time to end draft registration

[Dr. Bernard Rostker, Director of the Selective Service System from 1979-1981, testifies before the NCMNPS on Wednesday, 24 April 2019.] In what could, and perhaps should, be the beginning of the end for draft registration, the former director of the Selective Service System told a Federal hearing this week that the program he helped create and once ran is no longer working, that the database of registrants has become so hopelessly incomplete and inaccurate that it couldn't be used for a mil...
Tags: Travel, Edward, Trump, Federal, Selective Service, Selective Service System, Bernard Rostker, Rostker, Donald M Benton


A happy young Japanese couple in the light

A young couple lit up by the sun, and by simply being with each other.
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Sunday in Aix

Aix is a very lazy town on Sunday most shops and other businesses are closed many of the restaurants are also closed finding a dinner location for later today was difficult we had two places cancel on us before we even got here. Since it is Sunday we op
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Airbnb Is Opening an Apartment-Style Hotel at Rockefeller Plaza, If You're Really Rich or Something

Airbnb has inked a deal with a major New York real estate developer, RXR Realty, to create a “new category of urban lodging” in commercial properties like a tower on Rockefeller Plaza, CNBC reported on Sunday.Read more...
Tags: Apps, New York, Science, Technology, Hotels, Airbnb, Cnbc, RXR Realty, Rockefeller Plaza, Short Term Rentals


Over 7 Million Votes Cast: the Programs Frequent Flyers Consider Best May Surprise You

On Thursday night I had the pleasure to co-host the Freddie Awards, the major awards program in airline, hotel, and credit card loyalty. Over 7 million votes were cast by program members to determine which programs around the world are delivering value to members that they appreciate most. It's a night to celebrate what's good in loyalty, and to honor what the members think. Continue reading Over 7 Million Votes Cast: the Programs Frequent Flyers Consider Best May Surprise You...
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France, La Porellière

La campagne et les fleurs du printemps Copyright Jacques Witt [Author: Jacques Witt]
Tags: Travel, France, Blogroll, Non classé, Photographie, Photojournalisme, Voyages, Jacques Witt


Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Air Travel, Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Regions, Speciality Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel, Worldwide


American Airlines Pilots Said the 737 MAX Was Safe, Now They Say Boeing’s Plan Isn’t Enough

After the Ethiopian Airlines disaster and before the FAA grounded the Boeing 737 MAX American Airlines pilots came out declaring the aircraft safe. Now they suggest it’s not safe to bring back as-proposed. Those are two positions which are difficult, but not impossible, to reconcile. Continue reading American Airlines Pilots Said the 737 MAX Was Safe, Now They Say Boeing’s Plan Isn’t Enough...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Faa, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, American Airlines Pilots Said, MAX American Airlines


Odyssey 2019 Dreary days in Heidelberg but the spargel shines brightly

Sadly the stretch of glorious weather we've enjoyed so far came to an abrupt end as we awakened yesterday morning to dreary skies intermittent light rain and much cooler temperatures the high today just barely reached 60degrees.On account of the
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Metsovo nach Alexandropolis 540 km

Der erste Teil der Strecke war eigentlich das einzige Gute des Tages. Wunderbare Bergstrae. Auf 30 km nicht ein einziges Auto. Nein diese Strae war nicht gesperrt...Auf der aud Vorrat gebauten Autobahn wiederholte sich dieses Phnomen. Ein ries
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Tromso Hurtigruten en de Lofoten schitterende landschappen en stormachtig weer

s Ochtends vroeg word ik wakker en kijk even uit het raam. Een prachtig blauwe hemel en besneeuwde bergen in de verte. We hebben zo diep geslapen dat we niets gemerkt hebben van ons vertrek in Troms of de stop om 4 uur vanochtend. Ik kleed mij aan en
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Trains disrupted at London Paddington following fire at depot

Ten engines called to blaze that halted trains as London Marathon came to an endRail services in and out of London Paddington were halted on Sunday following a fire at a storage yard in west London.Great Western railway services between the London station and Reading were cancelled just as more than 40,000 runners reached the finish line of the London Marathon, meaning transport services in and out of the city were expected to be especially busy. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, London, UK News, Rail Travel, Heathrow, Transport, Heathrow Airport, London Marathon, London Paddington, London Great Western


Pay Bills With Mastercard, Earn Miles, for Just a 1.5% Fee

Plastiq.com is a service that will charge your credit card and mail checks on your behalf. (With some vendors they also make electronic ACH payments.) Their usual fee for this is 2.5%. It's worth it to incur that fee if you're earning a signup bonus with the credit card charges, or you're meeting a spending threshold for a bonus. Right now Mastercard payments are costing just 1.5%, and you can even pay a residential mortgage with a Mastercard. Continue reading Pay Bills With Mastercard, Earn...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Mastercard, Mastercard Continue


Saudis Issue 70% More Foreign Business Licenses From Year Ago - Bloomberg

Saudis Issue 70% More Foreign Business Licenses From Year Ago - Bloomberg:The number of new licenses approved for foreign businesses in Saudi Arabia rose by 70 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, according to the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority.Applications from British and Chinese companies drove the increase, rising by 86 percent and 71 percent, respectively, Ibrahim Al Omar, governor of Sagia, as the kingdom’s investment-promotion body is known, said in an interview. T...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, SAGIA, Al Omar, Ibrahim Al Omar, Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority


Double Points Promotion Returns With Hilton Honors Spring 2019 With Point Bonus Levels — But…

Receive double Hilton Honors frequent guest loyalty program points for all stays starting Monday, May 6, 2019 through Sunday, September 8, 2019 when you register for the latest iteration of the double points promotion prior to your first stay — and for this iteration of this promotion, you can also earn up to 45,000 bonus Hilton Honors points via bonus levels in addition to the double points you earn, as you will earn an extra... The post Double Points Promotion Returns With Hilton Honors Spring...
Tags: Travel, Deals, Promotions, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Hilton Honors


Week 21: Rock Crawling & Bluegrass in Moab

Part of the joy of travel is not only learning about other cultures, but sharing your culture with others. Part of being a good traveler is being a good ambassador for your country. As Carson from Crazy Family Adventure said after a day of celebrating ANZAC Day with us, “I want to travel with people from other countries more often as you can celebrate their holidays with them too.” On our jeep tour in Moab this week Which is exactly what we were doing: sharing our traditions, the soul of our...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Facebook, Utah, Usa, Instagram, Colorado, Australia, Moab, Knox, Island, Batman, Thor, North Carolina, Michael Keaton, Craig


Week 21: Jeep Adventures in Moab + Canyonalds & Arches National Parks

Part of the joy of travel is not only learning about other cultures, but sharing your culture with others. Part of being a good traveler is being a good ambassador for your country. As Carson from Crazy Family Adventure said after a day of celebrating ANZAC Day with us, “I want to travel with people from other countries more often as you can celebrate their holidays with them too.” On our jeep tour in Moab this week Which is exactly what we were doing: sharing our traditions, the soul of our...
Tags: Travel, Utah, Moab, USA Road Trip, Rv Life, RV travel


12 fun and unexpected things to do in Tenerife

The wines of this island in the Atlantic ocean were drunk by Shakespeare and it features in Greek legend as the island of Atlantis, governed by the god Poseidon. We’re talking of course, about Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, which is part of Spain, even though it’s situated off the coast of North Africa. Tenerife is well known for beaches and sunshine, but you’ll also find UNESCO World Heritage Sites, surreal volcanic landscapes and ancient forests. Source
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Europe, Hotels, Activities, Spain, Nature, Culture, Atlantic, Art and design, Museums, Guest Post, Tenerife, Food And Drink, Sightseeing, Shakespeare


Il Piccolo Principe in Arabo (dialetto Emiratino)

Il Piccolo Principe, la novella di Antoine de Saint Exupery, è ora tradotta anche in dialetto Emiratino grazie ad un
Tags: Travel, Featured, Media, Dubai, Antoine, Emirati, Arabo, Letteratura, News da Abu Dhabi, News da Dubai, INFORMAZIONI su DUBAI ed EMIRATI ARABI, Expo 2020, Progetto, Dialetto Emiratino, Fiabe / Tales, Piccolo Principe


Germany 9 Zweibrucken From Peruwelz to two bridgesThe Rose Garden and the Archimedes Screw

Gabby the motorhome is parked at the Rosegarten stelplatz at Zweibrucken. This was not our first choice of stelplatz but it turned out to be a good one. A touch farther than our first choice making for less driving tomorrow. It looked good on Google Earth
Tags: Travel, Germany, Rose Garden, Gabby, Zweibrucken From Peruwelz, Rosegarten


A Perfect Day in Provence

This was the last day with the car and we were headed for Grasse 2 hours from Aix above the French Riviera. I didnt mention that our room was not actually in the hotel it was down the street by the Church and Museum in a separate building once a sin
Tags: Travel, Provence, French Riviera, Grasse, Aix, Church and Museum


Spring has arrived in Geneva but still managed to find snow in Saas Fee Easter break.

Have we ever actually skied in the Swiss part of the Alps Well we have now. Normally opting for the cheaper French or Italian Alps and not being disappointed we realized we had avoided the priceyer Swiss part of the Alps. As spring flowers were blooming
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Koh Tao 11 17.04.19

The train arrived at Chumphon early in the morning. I had to wait a few hours for the ferry. Luckily there was a stand nearby where they sold coffee and some fried dough that tasted like churrosoliebollen. a 65 year old man sat there in his bikers clothes
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