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Destinations

(Relaxnews) - Don’t have the budget to visit Switzerland or Germany? Americans may want to consider hitting up local towns in Michigan, Florida and Texas, home to hidden, little-known European villages of their own.

Interiors & Design

(AFP) - Emerging from the woods at the edge of Paris like a glass ship, the hyper-modern Louis Vuitton art museum will be inaugurated on Monday, kicking off an art-filled week in the French capital.

Luxe

(Relaxnews) - Travel experts at Lonely Planet have gazed into their crystal balls and come up with lists of the top 10 cities, regions and countries to visit in 2015, giving top nods to Singapore, Washington DC, and the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(AFP) - An unreconstructed libertine who made debauchery into high art or a vile pornographer who tried to justify rape, murder and paedophilia?

From Flaubert to Baudelaire, the influence of the Marquis de Sade on writers is well documented, but a new exhibition in Paris sets out to explore how the 18th-century nobleman has also influenced artists over the past two centuries.

Destinations

(AFP) - Tugging ropes and bellowing chants, five men hoist from the water a huge spidery frame gripping a web of fishing net -- a centuries-old custom on the southern Indian coast.

Destinations

(AFP) - An imposing mosaic uncovered in the largest antique tomb ever discovered in Greece depicts the myth of the abduction of Persephone, Zeus's daughter who became goddess of the underworld, the Greek culture ministry said Thursday.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(AFP) - One of the finest cubist collections in the world, painstakingly pieced together by a US billionaire and pledged to the Metropolitan Museum in New York opens to the public on October 20.

Destinations

(AFP) - A Spanish town is deploying citizen street patrols and actors dressed as detectives to combat an invasion of dog droppings.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(AFP) - An extraordinary exhibition into the later works of Rembrandt opened at the National Gallery in London on Wednesday, revealing the energy, innovation and empathy of the Dutch master right up to his death.

Destinations

(AFP) - A giant inflatable green sculpture erected on one of Paris's swankiest squares, has people so hot and bothered over its resemblance to a sex toy that American artist Paul McCarthy was slapped by a passer-by.