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Europe Archives - Page 6 of 10 - The Cultureur | Luxury Travel for the Global Citizen

The Best Lemon Tart in Paris…

November 5, 2012
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can be found at Jacques Genin, one of Paris’ most reputable pâtisseries and chocolate shops, located in the 3rd arrondissement. But don’t go asking for a lemon tart; ask for a tarte au citron instead. You’ll be received with much better service, and maybe even […]

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November 5 :: Guy Fawkes Night / Bonfire Night / Firework Night

November 5, 2012
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To all my British friends: Happy Guy Fawkes Night / Bonfire Night / Firework Night!
Remember, remember the fifth of November
Gunpowder, treason and plot
I see no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot
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24 Hours in Istanbul, Turkey

November 4, 2012
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Istanbul’da hos geldiniz—welcome to Istanbul!

Istanbul is a tale of two cities. Straddling Europe and Asia and divided by the strait of Bosporus, the former capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires is the only metropolitan city that has its foot […]

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The Best Custard Tart in Lisbon…

October 29, 2012
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and arguably, the world is the Pastel de Nata (also called the Pastéis de Belém) from Antiga Confeitaria de Belem–the purported birthplace of the eggy dessert. Think of it as one of Portugal’s culinary gifts to the world. These unbelievably creamy, flaky custard tarts […]

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Guten Tag! Top 10 Movies About Berlin

October 28, 2012
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Lights, Camera, Berlin!

One of the perils of being a perpetual traveler is that you always have one foot here, and another foot somewhere else, making it slightly difficult at times to live 100% in the present. Today, though both feet were planted firmly in LA […]

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“Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950” Exhibition at the V & A Museum in London

October 25, 2012
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I love London. I love British culture. I love fashion. Fuse all three and you get the new exhibition–Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950–at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington, London.

Pardon me, while I let out an effusive scream. *unrestrained excitement*

The exhibition opened on […]

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48 Hours in Berlin, Germany

October 25, 2012
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Berlin, often referred to as a “poor, but sexy” city is the political and cultural capital of Germany. Although it attracts a steady stream of artists, writers, and intellectuals, there is something for all tastes, interests, and budgets. After twenty years of the fall of the Berlin Wall […]

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An Ode to My Year in Deutschland [Germany]

October 24, 2012
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My, oh my, how time flies…

Deutschland, our one-year affair got off to a very rocky start, but it is with great happiness and pride that I say I truly feel blessed to have lived in such an incredible country. Sure, I bashed every inch of you […]

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The Best Rose-Raspberry Croissant in Paris…

October 24, 2012
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can be found at Pierre Hermé, one of Paris’ premier pastry shops, nestled in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area (my favorite location out of the 7). I often hear people say croissants are not pastries, but instead of getting into an argument about how wrong they […]

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25 Favorite Quotes About Paris

October 20, 2012
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My first rendezvous with Paris in 2003 blossomed into a lasting love affair, carving an indelible mark on my mind, body, and soul. Few cities are as fabulous as the City of Light, and over the years, many, including artists, writers, and actors have tried and hoped […]

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