Morning Links: A Hard-to-Find French Town, Photos of Carnival and More

Travel Blog  •  Michael Yessis  •  02.24.09 | 8:55 AM ET

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3 Comments for Morning Links: A Hard-to-Find French Town, Photos of Carnival and More

Jerry Haines 02.24.09 | 10:35 AM ET

Re the little town named Eu:  Think big, Eu.  Abraham of the Old Testament came from Ur, which also sounds like someone stammering. 

Perhaps you have a principal actor in three major world religions right there in Eu.

Here’s to you, Eu.

Julia Ross 02.24.09 | 12:03 PM ET

OK, after watching Daisann’s video, I’m weirdly fascinated with the Asian fish pedicure idea. I think I’ll have to track down a salon in the DC area…

ivona 03.03.09 | 12:53 PM ET

For some people travel is a way of life and it does not necessarily include 5 star hotels and vacations on the far away beaches. There are so many other ways to experience different cultures and enrich ones life. The best one is to try and observe people, interact, stay in hostels or find contacts and stay at people’s homes if possible, go to the national cuisine restaurants and visit markets, stadiums, theaters etc, try and really feel the pulse of the country you are visiting. Some places can really surprise you, you can find the most friendly people in the countries you heard nothing but bad things about. So brake that chain of prejudice, and go see the places from the bottom of your list, you will be amazed by all you’ve been missing. There is a book that talks allot about these kind of things, it is a travel journal of an Iranian American entrepreneur traveling in Balkans, called The Age of Nepotism. I warmly recommend it, and also the site


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