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American in Paris: '​S Wonderful

Adam Moscoe | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada
Adam Moscoe

A planeload of talented Americans have landed in Paris to bless the City of Light with the magic of George Gershwin. It's all happening at Théâtre d...

A Child's Travel Log: Germany, 1939

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

"You no smuggle!" said the customs agent. It was nine-year-old Bev Miller's first trip to continental Europe. Bev landed at the Hook of Holland wi...

Key Ideas From the New World Forum For a Better Global Future

Adam Moscoe | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
Adam Moscoe

How are technological innovations shaping global futures? What could the next industrial revolution look like and who and what might bring it about? H...

Understanding Toronto's Transit Future

University of Toronto News | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Politics
University of Toronto News

On an average weekday, 1.6 million people use public transit to navigate Canada's largest city, relying on the Toronto Transit Commission's four subway lines, 11 streetcar routes, and more than 140 bus routes to reach their destinations. Writer Dominic Ali spoke with University of Toronto expert Matti Siemiatycki about where Toronto's transit has been and where it's heading.

Thank You For the Music, Paris

Adam Moscoe | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada
Adam Moscoe

"Oh to be young and going to Paris for the first time," exclaimed an elderly gentleman who donned his best sweatervest for a concert at the Ottawa Int...

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg: Incurably Romantic

Adam Moscoe | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada
Adam Moscoe

Walking away from Theatre Châtelet this afternoon, I felt as though my relationship with France and its notoriously perplexing people and culture had...

A Guide to Montmartre: Paris' Most Fascinating Neighbourhood

Shanelle Kaul | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Travel
Shanelle Kaul

Just as you'd expect Paris is a beautiful place where the wine is cheap and the men are suave, but there is much more to this city than the Mona Lisa and picnics on the left bank. There is Montmartre: a magical neighborhood tucked away in the city's 18th arrondissement.

Ladies, Be Warned: There's Trouble in Parisian Paradise

Shanelle Kaul | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Shanelle Kaul

What no one ever told me was that these dashing men exist amongst an array of trashy crude catcallers who tend to prey on twenty-something, English-speaking women. To my dismay, I learned this in the worst possible way.

The Top Ten Rules for Being a Worldly Traveler

Rania Walker | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Rania Walker

My cousin is traveling to Europe with her husband for the first time and a flood of memories and recent experiences prompted me to recall our own learnings over the years. Whether you're traveling near or far, there are some regional tips and general etiquette that all tourists should keep in mind.

Noor Inayat Khan: The Muslim Spy Who Fought The Third Reich

Hina P. Ansari | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada
Hina P. Ansari

With our media landscape filled with historical wartime accounts of various heroes and heroines and their respective call of duties, I honestly though...

Still The Number 1 Tourist Destination

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Travel

Paris, still the world's no.1 tourist destination (PARIS-AFP) - Some 32.3 million tourists say France's city of light and romance can't be beat. ...

Paris in November: Grab Your Raincoat and Go!

Lin Stranberg | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Travel
Lin Stranberg

Most years, the thought of November in Toronto is enough to send me packing. My fallback destination is Paris, the most beautiful city on earth. Paris is always a good idea, and Paris in November, not an obvious choice, is one of my favourite times to go. Flights are wide open, airfares are low, and booking with points is as easy as it gets.

My Whirlwind Day in Paris

Ron Dembo | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Travel
Ron Dembo

As that famous French food critic Anton Ego would say: I don't LIKE Paris, I LOVE it! And, just like my daughter who, after not seeing me for a while, wants to do everything she likes doing with me in the space of an hour, I drink in Paris, go to all the places I love, eat all the things I love and walk everywhere I love in the one day I am here.

Fighting For the Right to Party All night

Will Straw, PhD | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada
Will Straw, PhD

The question of how cities regulate night-time behaviour is a very old one, but it has emerged as the focus of innovative thinking in the last two decades. The conflict between a growing market of young people demanding late-night entertainment and gentrified homeowners complaining about noise is being handled in various ways across the country.

Dîner en Blanc Brings Sparkly Spectacle Back to Vancouver

Heather Magee | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

Vancouverites descended on the neighboring grounds beside Science World last night for the city's second annual Dîner en Blanc pop-up picnic and after party. About 2,500 lucky attendees donned whimsical white ensembles to participate in a tradition that began in Paris 25 years ago and I've been anticipating this event for weeks.

Haider Ackermann Stuns at Colombia Moda 2013

Ramp1885.com | Posted 10.10.2013 | Canada Style
Ramp1885.com

*This is part of Ramp 1885′s newest series, "Fashion Travelogue-Medellin Edition" where we personally highlight the runways of the city's fashion we...

Having a Jolie Time in Paris With Kids

Vitamin Daily | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Taking your kids to Paris? Read this itinerary by VitaminDaily.com Editor-in-chief Sarah Bancroft first! Or, "How do you say umbrella stroller in French?" Bon Voyage!

Le Cercle Montparnasse: Toronto's Artistic Revival

Raji Aujla | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada Living
Raji Aujla

I fantasize about the cafés in Montparnasse: Le Dôme, La Closerie des Lilas. Back then it was the heart of intellectual and artistic life in Paris and in most of the developed world. Our ideas are constantly intertwined in the democratic World Wide Web. But still I wonder, is the type of intellectual discourse that once thrived in Montparnasse insignificant now?

20 Lessons From Old Broads Abroad: The Breast Friends in Paris

Patti Hack | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Travel
Patti Hack

In six wonderful days in Paris the Breast Friends learned: That Paris is a beautiful city and that in six days you can get a wonderful taste but would need weeks to really know the city. That you shouldn't get too excited about wonderful French chocolates, or you may leave your face print on the glass. And more...

Eating In Paris Gems Thanks To Internet Access

Heather Magee | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

During a recent jaunt to the City of Lights, I allowed myself to do something I had never done before during a trip to Paris... access to the Internet. I'm not big on being connected while I travel and I love to discover charming cafes and romantic restos on my own. This time around I decided to do some research.

Vancouver Opera's La Boheme Reminds me of My Paris Days

Hadani Ditmars | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Living
Hadani Ditmars

Warning: before you take in the final performance of Vancouver Opera's La Boheme, some Prozac may be required. It helped me drift back to my own bohemian existence, many moons ago, when I lived in a Parisian garret in St Germain des pres. I had almost no possessions, no telephone -- I also busked on weekends in le Marais, singing gypsy songs and Leonard Cohen ballads.

Will France's Extremely High Income Tax Scare Away The Rich?

CNBC | Brian Sullivan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Business

What is 75 percent of €0.00? French president Francois Hollande wants to go back to the future on taxes. When running for the job he eventuall...

Driving in Paris...Even Scarier Than Driving in Montreal!

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Driving in Paris is less about mobility and more about accident avoidance. Rush hour is all the time, bikes, motorcycles, cars and trucks. No matter what type of wheels get you around the Paris round-a-bouts, make sure you keep it at "vite" on the street to avoid an international run-in.

No Manly Man, No Cry

Michael Keene | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Living
Michael Keene

Its shameful that anyone would give another human a hard time for crying. It's one of hardest things in the world to do. Forgetting the whole gender role kerfuffle, crying is terrifying. It leaves you completely vulnerable to everyone around you, you lose control of your own body and you get boogers. Crying sucks.

Versace Returns To Haute Couture With Grecian Drama

CP | Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Style

PARIS - Donatella Versace climbed Mount Olympus for inspiration in the opening show of Paris' spring-summer haute couture week, in top form after an e...