"This year, I saw someone in six-inch sparkly stilettos," she says, shaking her head. "This is a daytime horse race, not a nightclub." Rachel and I nod in agreement, as if the sparkly stilettos also offended us at this, the first horserace either of us has ever attended.
We can't help but feel we're watching the last vestiges of the two big European colonization waves from the early 15th to early 20th centuries.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
The ultimate task for our generation is to make women and men equal partners in building peace, security and prosperity. This is a question not just of individual rights but also of international security. After all, history shows that a society can only reach its potential when women are allowed to reach theirs.
There's nothing original about our present-day affection for the spa. People have been enjoying a communal soak for millenia, and nowhere is that more clear than at the bath so famous England named a town for it.
Officially open for business, House of Hats is a worthwhile investment opportunity. The folk-rock quartet based in Brighton, England, starts with brothers Alex and Rob Gigante, both of whom happen to have a thing for fashionable headwear.
If such a company is about to reveal the layers of gay history behind many cities in Europe -- and hopefully across North America too -- then the gay travel industry may have an interesting new addition.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, June 5 2014 How unusual...
By June 6, 1944, World War II touched just about every family and community in America. We have not participated so personally in anything like it since, and we have grown apart from the men and women who continue to fight and die in conflicts that require only our tax dollars for support.
Flying to Mexico for some fun in the sun at Playa del Carmen? Or maybe to Charlotte Amalie down on St. Thomas? Or to Lake Louise up in Canada? Or to Victoria Falls over in Africa? Or to Beverly Hills to spend a week with your rich uncle?
Gin wasn't invented by the Brits, but it certainly was popularized there. And as that popularity has surged in recent years, craft distilleries and production has boomed across the world. But what about the original?
The U.S. presence in Europe, its extension towards Eastern countries, makes countries like France and Germany to adopt a non-American attitude. This attitude is manifested by some European States afraid not to lose their sovereignty.
While Bahrain's serious rights abuses have provoked condemnation from many governments around the world, the UK's response has been both feeble and ineffective.
Incorporating both experience and exciting young talent, such as Mario Balotelli and Stephan El Shaarawy, Italy will be hoping for a good tournament, which, if they were to go all the way, would see captain Buffon become the third keeper to lift the trophy.
U.S. travelers might be pleasantly surprised.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 29, 2014 How unusu...