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Germany's rail system is a great way to tour the country. It's cheap. It's (usually) punctual. And it has amazing views

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Chauvet Cave: France's Stone Age treasure

Chauvet Cave: France's Stone Age treasure

Also known as the Cave of Dreams, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in the heart of France
9 top cities for 'detective travel'

9 top cities for 'detective travel'

Murder. Smuggling. Extortion. Here's all the grit your guidebook won't mention, but your favorite mystery writer will
French trains 'too wide' to fit in stations

French trains 'too wide' to fit in stations

The next train arriving at platform three will be... completely stuck thanks to an embarrassing measurement mixup
How to ride your own Tour de France

How to ride your own Tour de France

You don’t need huge thighs and a bag of drugs to see France from a saddle
Orient Express: That's not a train. This is a train

Orient Express: That's not a train. This is a train

France's national railway teams with the Arab World Institute for an exhibit that brings back the era of Oriental Express elegance
8 ways Lyon outshines Paris

8 ways Lyon outshines Paris

Wine, food, churches, festivals -- France's second city has a sophistication that can elevate it above even the capital