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Where presidents, Proust and Pompadour slept

After a seven-year closure, the 18th-century chateau where royal mistress Madame de Pompadour once lived has reopened to the public.
18 February 2014


Five European castles to stay in

Sleep in comfort behind stone walls in strongholds large and small, including a Scottish tower house, a French chateau and a Tuscan hamlet.
Read more… 22 March 2013


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Vintage fashion in Paris

The capital of couture is also a top destination for vintage shopping, with boutiques ranging from high end to affordable.
Read more… 27 December 2012


Utility covers around the world

From Washington DC to Tel Aviv, there is industrial beauty and history embedded in some of the city’s most overlooked features.
21 June 2012


Mini Guide

Mini guide to Normandy, France

Normandy—famous for the D-Day Landings and fortified Mount St-Michel—also offers pastoral landscapes, small fishing ports and a dramatic coastline.
Read more… 19 May 2011


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