Oktoberfest is one of Germany's greatest cultural exports. Yet every time I mentioned it to German friends in Berlin, I was met with eye rolls and groans.
As nationalist extremism gains popularity throughout East-Central Europe, can Krytyka's message of hope in hard times steal the thunder from the right and appeal to millions of Europeans orphaned by the economic crisis?
Her story is legendary: an American bibliophile who brought her love of literature to Paris and created one of the most well-known and influential bookstores of the twentieth century, Shakespeare and Company.
Summer is a swell season, but throwing on a cozy sweater, pouring some hot cocoa in a travel mug and meandering along a woodland trail lined with trees changing hues isn't so bad either. Hello, Fall. To make the transition easier, park yourself at a property where plenty of nature is on the doorstep -- here 11 spectacular spots for autumn, from New York to Norway.
It's not just the United States that struggles over competing beliefs about abortion. In Spain, pro-choice advocates won one of their biggest international victories of the decade when the country's conservative government this week backed down on plans to implement a restrictive new abortion law.
My first opportunity to visit Europe came during my junior year at university. I'd always wanted to study abroad, but my full-tuition scholarship didn't contribute much toward such far-flung adventures.
World leaders gathered in New York this week for the United Nations Climate Summit, a meeting aimed at raising carbon reduction ambitions and mobilizing progress toward a global climate deal.
We must feel, we must capture, we must create. I have felt that feeling and hope to feel it many more times as I continue on my path as a photographer.
Democratic Europe, as ISIS' war comes ever closer, must fight back not only with weapons, but with the strength of unity against a fantasy gone rampant, against people who would return our to the dark abyss of past millennia.
While leaving the U.S. may never be an issue of economic survival, the new economic climate is making it a much more tempting option than ever before.
Pakistan's bully politics breeds political operators who use verbal insults and threats of physical violence to intimidate opponents. For a legion of cultural reasons, Pakistan encourages, protects, and even romanticizes bully politics.
It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...
Milan is "the most" at many things in Italy; it's the most modern, the most business-oriented, the (nearly) most populated, and the (arguably) most stylish city in the country.
Though I have never written to you, I have carried your image and felt your comforting presence ever since that first day when your son, Simon [Szymon] told me about you.
The sanctions on Russia aren't working, and can't work. The plight of French farmers shows how the sanctions can be self-destructive, and the news from UEFA are a signal that Russia is still a trusted partner and an ideological ally of the European Union.