When making plans to attend this momentous occasion, it's important to know what to expect in order to make the most of your experience!
Fifteen years ago there was much optimism that in an increasingly globalized world nationalism and religiosity would wither away vis-a-vis interdependence. That did not happen. While it is true that information technologies, easier transportation and capital mobility connect us like never before, ultra-nationalism and fundamentalism are on the rise.
At a time when financial markets are dominated by computer-driven high frequency trading that has little benefit for the real economy, a tax of even a fraction of a percent could encourage longer-term sustainable investment.
This is the week when Milan's fashion fabulousness is revved up about 1,000 percent. Since everyone needs to idle once in while, here are five ways to relax during Milan Fashion Week.
If Hamburg isn't on your list of places to visit in Germany, it should be. The city has something for everyone, whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or a shopaholic.
Time is clearly running out for the Sri Lankan government, the international community has shown that their patience is wearing thin.
It is not normal to take 14 months for the UN to negotiate a humanitarian pause in Homs.
Selected to choreograph the History of 20th Century Russia for the whole world to see. No pressure.
Her family owns the legendary Bauers Hotels in Venice and her mother may as well be the city's godmother. We've known Olimpia for a decade, since she was a teenager, and have hung out with her in New York and in Venice. We can't think of a more chic and lovely guide than the real-life Eloise of Venice.
The unique natural environment allows visitors to hike among the pine and cypress trees, or swim in the turquoise waters.
Let's not go through 30 or more years of crisis and disaster. Let's learn from the past, and from what others are doing around us. Let's all pull together and think on a bigger scale.
If all the other colors within our American spectrum remain silently invisible and choose to not unite under the shared banner of human rights--which is all-inclusive--I have to say, I agree with David Bowie's old hit, this is not America.
For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.
With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.
There is troubling disarray, a sort of diplomatic paralysis, among western governments' policies towards the corrupt regime of President Viktor Yanukovych -- the thug from eastern Ukraine who appears ready to stop at nothing to retain power.
Along with a full circle (r)evolution beyond the Uncertainty Principle, the underlying signature of this Berlinale is that European specialty: no holds barred sex exploding mainstream.