Leah Walker

October 11, 2018
14 of the Most Historic Hotels in Paris premium
Paris needs no introduction. You don’t have to have visited for the name to elicit thoughts of romance, fine arts, fashion, and centuries of history. History is something that can be consumed in countless forms throughout the City of Light, from the aged wines to the renowned hotels that transport travelers through time. Visitors can […]
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September 23, 2018
How to Pack for Paris in the Fall (without looking like a tourist) premium
In my article, “5 Ways to be a Better Tourist in Paris, “ I interviewed Parisians regarding their biggest pet peeves concerning visitors. Along with the loud talking, most mentioned sloppily dressed tourists as an annoyance. OK, so it’s not just enough to ask visitors to dress better, without defining what better constitutes {at least […]
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September 17, 2018
The Galeries Lafayette Go for Good Campaign premium
For more than 120 years, Galeries Lafayette has been a leader among department stores around the globe. In addition to being the renowned experts in event shopping and fashion, Galeries Lafayette has paved the way for more ethical and responsible retail experiences for stores and shoppers alike.
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America, France and the Great War: 10 Places to See World War I History in France premium
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was assassinated in Sarajevo. This event, along with Germany’s concern over the French and British Colonial expansion and the desire for more of Europe’s coastline, led to the start of the Great War. When the conflict ended on November 11, 1918, about […]
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August 22, 2018
The City of Light (and Literature): Eight Great Books to Read about Paris premium
The Galeries Lafayette on Boulevard Haussmann has been one of Paris’ fashion institutes since 1893. But the ornate upmarket department store is more than just a must-visit destination for fashion enthusiasts from around the globe. La Librairie is a haven for bookworms, with plenty of great books to read about Paris and beyond.
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August 15, 2018
Travel in Thailand: 48 Hours in Bangkok premium
No single adjective characterizes the capital of the Kingdom of Thailand. In fact, it’s difficult to describe the sights, sounds, smells, and humidity that abruptly greet you as you step out from Suvarnabhumi Airport. Bangkok is a city that truly needs to be experienced to be appreciated, and that’s a major part of why it’s […]
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