Plans For Paris Skyline

One of the world’s most beautiful city skylines could be changed dramatically after a ban on high-rise buildings in Paris was scrapped last week. The Paris city council voted Tuesday to consider erecting tall buildings on the rim of this historically low-rise capital. Plans to build towers of up to 220m at six sites in the French capital will now …

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Irish Caste

The castle’s historic roots date back to the 10th century and it is located on an ancient druidic ceremonial ground. It was burned down in 1922 but rebuilt in 1928. It was sold to The State in 1951 but then the Ryan family bought it in 1994 and turned it into a hotel. It has been used for weddings and …

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Quiet Uruguay beach town

On Uruguay’s Atlantic coast, a beach town is booming with celebrities and high-rolling foreigners willing to pay millions of dollars for a piece of this bohemian but ultra-chic getaway. Colombian singer Shakira, television producer Marcelo Tinelli, Argentine magnate Amalia Fortabat and French actress Dominique Sanda own properties in the area. The global economic crisis hasn’t reached this corner of South …

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Nightingale House

European designer Marc Canadell designed this EPIC modern architectural masterpiece soaring above Los Angeles, flawlessly designed and crafted with the highest quality materials and accoutrements. The home is currently being offered for sale through Mauricio Umansky for $17,995,000.

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Tropical islands at recession-friendly prices

Coldwell BAnker’s CApricon Coast branch is offering 9 islands, some with luxury mansions and other amenities, around the Great Barrier Reef with prices starting at $1.3 million and up to $90 million. One island on offer, Long Island, has seen its $6.5 million price tag slashed by 42 per cent. Others are being advertised for almost half what they cost …

Victoria Scott-RichardsTropical islands at recession-friendly prices