Last month, in Moustiers Sainte Marie, France, I watched several shopkeepers return a lost young bird to a part of town closer to its natural habitat. This small drama was a play of few acts, but reflected a pattern of human conduct embedded in urban life.
Italian nail 'salons' are different than the ones I am used to in the States, where walking in to a salon without an appointment is common and easy.
This is a story of a song. Revolutions are often fertile breeding grounds for good music, and the song this story is about was at the heart of the Uk...
The wars in former Yugoslavia led to an enormous displacement of people. Even before the war broke in Bosnia, nearly 300,000 refugees from that multi-confessional region flooded into Croatia.
While it is definitely worth a visit, especially if this is your first time in Slovenia, it really shouldn't be the only place you explore once you are in this region, known for its amazing hiking opportunities, pure and untamed white waters and picturesque villages along the way.
These days, authorities in Russia are seriously considering the prospect of imposing an airspace ban against all European airlines that fly above the country, using Trans Siberian air route.
The world is aflame. Religious minorities are among those who suffer most from increasing conflict. Pakistan is one of the worst homes for non-Muslims. The U.S. government should designate that nation as a "Country of Particular Concern" for failing to protect religious liberty, the most basic right of conscience.
Cambridge and Oxford are similar in many ways -- not the least of which involves their respective universities that date back more than 800 years. But the highly walkable and welcoming towns, located roughly 90 miles apart, have plenty of singular charms that differentiate them.
Europe and the U.S. already have some of the most advanced legal systems in the world, why can't chemical safety fall under their jurisdiction?
If life begins at 40, Antje Duvekot already has experienced a false start. And that's just fine with her.
I had been to Crete as a hormonal 14-year-old with my family, and this year I decided to revisit, my own hormonal teenagers in tow.
French monarchs hung "her" in their baths and bedrooms. A thief snatched her from the Louvre. Nazi art looters pursued her. Vandals attacked her. Adve...
Since Putin's annexation of Crimea and his obstruction in Eastern Ukraine, France has still moved ahead to satisfy its contract with Russia. France should not stand alone in a commercial confrontation with Russia.
The 2014 program seems to run through a very specific leitmotif, a theme that asks the audience, but also the human race in general to respect the environment around us -- before it overtakes us.
England is chock full of genteel living: peaceful lakes, impromptu tea parties, and random skulls tucked away in walls to silence their freakish screams from beyond.
While in Sicily something magical happened on one day, without any planning or use of technology... Just me, my husband and two bad photocopies of a picture of my great-grandmother and a street in her village, Sperlinga.