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10 Tips for Surviving the Louvre - Guide to the Louvre Museum Paris

10 Tips for Surviving the Louvre - Trip to Paris

The start of the occupation in Lyon, France in June, 1940 - Sentry on the University’s bridge

The start of the occupation in Lyon, France in June, 1940 - Sentry on the University’s bridge

Liberation of Paris by the Allies. (Photo by Bob Landry//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Liberation of Paris by the Allies. (Photo by Bob Landry//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Until January, it was illegal for women in Paris to wear trousers - “A 200 year-old law requiring women to ask police for special permission to “dress as men” in Paris, or risk being taken into custody was revoked on January 31st, 2013. The law was kept in place until now, despite repeated attempts to repeal it, in part because officials said the unenforced rule was not a priority, and part of French “legal archaeology.”

Until January, it was illegal for women in Paris to wear trousers - “A 200 year-old law requiring women to ask police for special permission to “dress as men” in Paris, or risk being taken into custody was revoked on January 31st, 2013. The law was kept in place until now, despite repeated attempts to repeal it, in part because officials said the unenforced rule was not a priority, and part of French “legal archaeology.”

August 1936. "Family between Dallas and Austin. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people.

August 1936. "Family between Dallas and Austin. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people.

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