Favorite Streets in 12 European Cities – NYTimes.com

Photo credit: Alex Cretey-Systermans From the neon lights and sex shops of Boulevard de Clichy to the bucolic cobbled paths of Rue Georges Lardennois, Paris has a street for every mood and mission. You can enjoy a walkable feast amid the fine food shops of Rue de Bretagne, stagger between bars on Rue de Lappe and then rejuvenate with a run on the Promenade Plantée, a disused elevated railway line blooming with gardens. But if you are...

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Forget Spain and Italy: Beautiful holiday islands of GREECE are best in Europe |Daily Express
May07

Forget Spain and Italy: Beautiful holiday islands of GREECE are best in Europe |Daily Express

The Canary Islands and Balearics may be the most popular resorts for British sunseekers but they are way down the list for the quality of their accommodation, the study found. Instead it is Greek islands that dominate the list compiled by hotel search site Trivago from the reviews found on more than 200 global booking sites. At number one is Ios, one of the smaller Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, an extension of the Med familiar to...

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What to Do on the Left Bank, Paris
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How to Eat Well in Athens – Choice Tables – NYTimes.com
Mar04

How to Eat Well in Athens – Choice Tables – NYTimes.com

Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times OVERSHADOWED by those shameless epicurean showboats Paris, Barcelona and Rome, Athens sometimes overreacts, responding with an ambition so fervent it verges on the poignant. I know: I’ve been a victim of it. Athenian after Athenian has tugged me out to this or that sleekly designed room with boldly geometric plates upon which intricately stacked food teeters. And I have wondered where the...

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Europe’s best beaches, according to TripAdvisor
Feb18

Europe’s best beaches, according to TripAdvisor

These are Europe’s 10 best beaches according to reviews left on TripAdvisor. 10. Playa de Bolonia, Tarifa, Spain 9. Eggremni Beach, Lefkada, Greece 8. Weymouth Beach, Dorset England 7. Cala Rossa, Favignana, Italy 6. Fig Tree Bay, Protaras, Cyprus 5. Iztuzu Beach, Dalyan, Turkey 4. Woolacombe Beach, Devon, England 3. Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi, Greece 2. Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain 1. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa,...

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15 dead giveaways youre from New Jersey – Matador Network
Feb13

15 dead giveaways youre from New Jersey – Matador Network

1. You know why they call it the “Garden State.” It’s because they couldn’t fit the “Chemical and Petroleum Refineries and Toxic Waste State” on the license plates. New Jersey is one of the largest chemical producing states in the country, with probably the largest petroleum containment areas outside the Middle East. While New Jersey’s agricultural outputs do include vegetables, it’s better known for leading the nation in its share of...

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