In Japan, the idea was to provide animal lovers who live in cramped city apartments and cannot have pets the opportunity to socialize with cats. Margaux Gandelon, founder and owner of the Parisian cafe, saw the need for such a place in her hometown.
WHEN IN PARIS for the first time, one of the normal procedures for tourists is the visit to the Arch de Triomphe. The huge stone mass rates high among Paris attractions — with the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower and the Folies Bergere.
My husband, Bob, (also known as Bicycle Bob) is more comfortable on the seat of a bike than at a kitchen counter. Nonetheless on a recent trip to Paris, I talked him into joining me for a lunchtime cooking course.
Just off the well-trodden tourist path that swings through the pizzerias and ancient ruins of this southern city is a museum often overshadowed by its counterparts to the north — but is nearly as impressive and far more serene. The Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte boasts a solid collection of Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings from across the country.
The colors of autumn slowly turned America a little more orange and red as Fall began in September. Associated Press photographers captured the transition with images of sunsets, skylines, boxcar derbies, and other outdoor adventures around the nation.
The images are much like moviegoers saw during the buffalo hunt when "Dances With Wolves" hit the big screen nearly 25 years ago: hundreds of massive animals shaking the prairie as they kick up dust and stream down the hills.
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