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48 Hours in Marrakech

Just three hours by plane from Paris is the red city of Marrakech. There’s a reason the city has been a favorite of creative types and designers. The colors and the chaos are intoxicating. And
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A Provençal Villa and Working Wine Vineyard in the Heart of Côtes du Rhône

Settled amongst the vines of the Rhone Valley, where the fresh air is perfumed with the scent of the surrounding fruit orchards and olive groves,
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Day Trips from Paris: Château de Fontainebleau, Château de Malmaison & More

While Paris is incredible, some of my favorite days have been spent escaping the city. Many fascinating daytrips are reachable by an easy train
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Following Vincent Van Gogh: The Artist in Auvers-sur-Oise

Although the bright colors of Provence normally come to mind when thinking of the paintings of Vincent van Gogh, it was actually in Paris and
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In Search of the Perfect French Oyster: Les Huîtres de Cancale

On a clear day, the ghostly meringue swirl of Mont Saint Michel is just barely visible across the bay from Cancale. This plucky little seaside
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Loches: A Glimpse into Historic French Countryside in the Heart of the Loire Valley

On a hill overlooking the Indre in the heart of the Loire Valley, Loches remains one of the best-preserved medieval cities in France today. With
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Summer Wanderlust: A Photo Trip Through the French Riviera

When I’m not traveling on assignment, I often choose my travel destination based on an image that fuels my curiosity. I see a picture of a place

Vacation Rentals for Those Who Don’t just Travel, they Experience.

Boutique vacation rentals from our joint HiP Paris/Haven In team

Paris · Provence · Tuscany · London
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Living A Dream: The Search For An Old Stone House In the French Countryside

It started on a whim. We were vacationing in the South of France near the idyllic medieval town of Roquebrun, about an hour's drive from
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It’s Not Just A Man’s World: A Closer Look At Women and Wine in Burgundy

Although the world of wine has long been a men’s game (with a couple notable exceptions), women are increasingly playing greater roles in
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A Transatlantic Life: Williamsburg, Brooklyn vs. Ile St Louis, Paris

Of all the things to do in Paris, taking a stroll on the Ile St. Louis on a sunny day and grabbing a cone of Bertillion ice cream is on just
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A Summer Day in Rome

Every time I take my first stroll along the terracotta colored and ivy-clad streets in Rome I fall in love all over again. Despite the smoldering
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Summer In Italy: A Beach Escape To Terracina

“Do you want help with that?” and Italian man asked me when I was trying to push three suitcases at the same time over a threshold at the
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Romantic Getaways: Spend Valentine’s Day in Paris

This year, you could spend Valentine’s day the way you usually do. Or you could go to Europe. No, really. If you were thinking of