Dionysus, that incomparable symbol of drink and revelry was the only deity that my normally sober and demure father ever enthusiastically embraced, in a column he wrote for his college paper.
Anyone who says Parisian cuisine has fallen behind that of cities like Barcelona, Copenhagen and Lima have clearly not been to France in this century. There is currently more excitement and innovation in Paris restaurants than at any time in its history.
We're in Germany filming a one-hour special about Martin Luther and the Reformation which will be released in a year for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
Tired of facts? Do you think all the concern about climate change is just a bunch of hooey? Then this newscast is for you.
Today's the day you've been waiting for. You've purchased your traditional Bavarian wear, you've mentally prepared to marathon drink, and you've charged the battery on your beloved camera. You are ready to take on Oktoberfest.
During my visit to Rome, I found myself with two extra days that were pretty much empty. Rather than spend them in the city, I decided to visit some nearby villages, partially for the beautiful views they offered but mostly to get a true feel of how modern Italians live their everyday lives.
Today's headlines regarding the latest Greek bailout do not bode well for political stability in Europe, and the future of the Eurozone. The nature of the bailout can also affect the rest of us around the world. To understand why, we need to go back to the beginning.
A joke circulating has a Greek passport officer asking a German woman at the border, "Name?" She replies "Merkel, Angela." The passport officer cont...
It might not be as easy as it looks. I am expecting a serious fight at the Bundestag, the German Parliament. As for the Greek Parliament, will it indeed change the procedural code by July 22, approve the various changes of VAT and others?
Obviously a Hampton's favorite by the multiple locations! Boutiques offer an eclectic mix of elegant, comfortable, and colorful women's clothing, accessories, fragrance, home décor, beachwear and swim.
The flag was not ripped down, it was ceremoniously lowered, furled and taken to a museum of Confederate relics. The ceremony itself was the final insult to every African American in the United States. There was no shame displayed as the flag was taken down, simply honor.
The European Union was founded in order to put an end to the political and economical problems which had engulfed Europe in constant cycles of war and...
Like their highly sought after Mediterranean diet the Greeks are simple, pure and homegrown. Plato said, "People are like dirt, they can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die." I pray the former is true for the people of Greece.
MoveOn and Robert Reich have launched an emergency campaign to press the Obama administration to use its influence in the International Monetary Fund to push for a just end to the crisis in Greece.
Recessions make ghosts--ghosts of industry past, ghosts of supermarkets past, ghosts of tenants and their dream condos past. And Greece, in the midst of an economic crisis worse than the Great Depression, is full of them.
I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.