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New Paris Tour Guide Takes Visitors Off the Beaten Path

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2007

Suzy in Paris: Guide to Unique Paris Promenades by Annie Coburn, Suzy Vincens, and Bernard Poisson is a guide to the truly exceptional places in Paris. Suzy in Paris is the first in a series of walking tour guides to the greatest cities on earth.

In Suzy in Paris, a vivacious character named Suzy takes readers on a series of exclusive walks throughout the most historical and exhilarating neighborhoods in Paris. Each promenade includes exceptional museums, elegant churches, quaint cafes, and shopping opportunities, while Suzy shares the historical events and delightful stories that qualify each spot as a distinct place in Paris.

Suzy in Paris: Guide to Unique Paris Promenades is extremely easy to follow, containing maps of each stop. Suzy serves as a wonderful leader, anticipating and responding to every possible traveler question. A unique travel book, Suzy in Paris invites readers to take a stroll with Suzy and discover that there is more to Paris than the Eiffel Tower.

For more information or to request a free review copy, please contact Annie Coburn at annie(@) Suzy in Paris: Guide to Unique Paris Promenades is available for sale online at,, and through additional wholesale and retail channels worldwide.

About the Authors

Travel chronicler Annie Coburn lived in Paris for 7 months while she wrote Suzy in Paris. Her goal while traveling has always been to experience the culture, learn the language, and talk with the locals; only then does she feel capable of capturing in words the spirit of a city.

Suzy Vincens, creator of the character Suzy, is a graphic arts student at Paris’ Olivier de Serres.

Bernard Poisson, a fourth generation Parisian, has spent more than 20 years researching Paris. Having designed each of the seven promenades, Poisson revels in sharing the “real” Paris with others.

The team’s next publication, Suzy in New York City, will be published in late 2008, and future publications will include books on London, Rome, and Beijing.

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BookSurge Publishing, an group, is a pioneer in self-publishing and print-on-demand services. Offering unique publishing opportunities and access for authors, BookSurge boasts an unprecedented number of authors whose work has resulted in book deals with traditional publishers as well as successful authorpreneurs who enhance or build a business from their professional expertise.


Tour de France Interest Gathers Momentum as Travelers Gobble Up Vacation Deals

Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 16, 2006 –

The 2006 Tour de France is a wide open race for the first time since Lance Armstrong’s first victory eight years ago. The competitive field and the race to replace Lance has enthusiasts rushing to find France travel deals for this year’s event.

“I am so excited about this years Tour,” Brian Barlow, 37, Pasadena, CA, explains. “It is going to be an awesome Tour and there are so many different guys who can win it, I plan to go to at least three of the stages,” Barlow explains.

Barlow, like many fans has been searching for France vacation packages that correspond with the dates of the Tour de France (July 1st – 23rd). “I found a great deal from Virgin Vacations that includes my plane ticket and a 7 day car rental so I can go to any of the stages I want,” Barlow beams.

Barlow, referring to Virgin Vacations’ popular France travel package called France Fly & Drive will be flying into Paris then traveling around the country in a Hertz car rental for 7 days.

“We love that our customers can enjoy this amazing event. The Tour de France is an opportunity to see the world’s best cyclists while also enjoying all the beautiful and distinct regions of France,” Jeanne DeSmedt, President, Virgin Vacations explains.

France vacation packages are historically among the most popular with vacationers. France vacation deals like Virgin Vacations’ France travel package including a car rental are sure to have travelers racing to this years Tour de France.

Virgin Vacations

Virgin Vacations offers a varied product line, which includes “Exclusively Virgin” vacations to the UK and Europe featuring round-trip air on their award-winning carrier, Virgin Atlantic Airways. Their recently expanded travel menu now includes Europe, Asia, South Africa, the South Pacific, and Central and South America. This additional expansion offers travelers the opportunity to choose complete vacation packages or the option to create their own personalized holiday.

Booking inquiries

Check out all of the online specials and details, and book your next Virgin Vacation at, or through our reservation center by calling 1-888-YES-VIRGIN (1-888-937-8474).



Jeanne De Smedt

747 Belden Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06850

Phone: 203.750.2081

Fax: 203.750.6403

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