Eiffel Tower Closed by Protest Against Paris Pickpockets

Eiffel Tower Closed by Protest Against Paris Pickpockets

Visitors to Paris typically come home talking about the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the traffic around the Etoile, the shopping and “the French.” Unfortunately, tourists also come back telling tales about the notorious pickpockets that prey on visitors to the French capital. The French, though, are showing signs that they too have had enough of […]

Paris City of Lights and Air Pollution

Paris City of Lights and Air Pollution

Mention Paris and people think of the City of Love or the City of Lights, not the air pollution capital of the world. But the city and its people have been choking in dangerous levels of pollution and government authorities are scrambling to enact emergency measures next week. New Delhi and Beijing have long been […]

Anorexic Models Banned in France

Anorexic Models Banned in France

Healthy is the new thin. France, one of the world leaders in fashion is making an extreme fashion change. The health minister of France, Marisol Touraine, supports the criminalizing  of the use of anorexic models in advertising. France, who has long been criticized for using models who are  anorexic, may now pass a law banning […]