If the tragedy of Europe is the failure to see that Africa is not Europe or its offspring, and the mentality that Africa resides at the margin of history, the tragic situation of some African intelligentsia is the lack of trust in African self-development.
Whether in town for business or pleasure, celebs are more than happy to take time out of their busy schedules to jet off to the South of France for the Cannes Film Festival. So if you want to "coincidentally" run into one of them, here's where to do it.
I've harnessed my girls every day of my life since eighth grade. When I told my mother that Jackie Young had winked and asked me what I had in my gym-suit pocket, she said it was time for me to wear a bra.
In Provence, as spring advances toward summer, fields beckon, red with poppies scattered like gypsy blankets under cherry trees laden with their ripe fruit.
I have heard some absolute doozies in cities all over the world and even if the surroundings are pretty, the words are not.
Naysayers of escorted trips question whether travelers can have authentic experiences as part of a group. Au contraire, river cruise is one of the most enjoyable and economical ways to discover the French countryside.
have survived without my computer for 20 days. I feel free... light. Actually, I prefer writing with pen and paper in cafes. I am more connected to my surroundings and I am not compromising the ambience.
Death finally came to Vera on Mother's Day -- 70 years after the French and Germans tried to kill her.
Unemployment may have hit many industries in Greece but none more so than the realm of the mass media. As the newspaper To Paron reports, approximatel...
Did you say cheese? We're not talking Velveeta.
François Hollande, the French president who took office one year ago, has already been judged the hapless Louis XVI on the eve of the French Revolution or the feckless René Coty who presided over the demise of the Fourth Republic. But what has caused Hollande to adopt the stance he has?
The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills has one of the finest selections of imported cheese.
Both globetrotters and entertainment critics alike will agree that Europe sets the stage for some of the world's greatest adventures, from Greece in Mamma Mia to France in Les Misérables. What film will inspire your next holiday?
The public persona he presents, utterly unique, both brash and delicate, subversive and charming, masks an inner core of serious artistry. This lover of nature in all of its forms -- good, bad and ugly -- mostly lives an austere, isolated life that has enabled him to make such a rich contribution to the fragile, precious library of American literature.
There is no compelling national interest that requires American intervention in Syria's civil war. In fact, such an intervention would be a strategic error.
Messrs. Hollande and Delanoë warn that Paris will become "a museum city" if skyscrapers are not built, and that foreign visitors and foreign investment will dwindle. In fact, Paris will probably be less desirable if its traditional attractions are (literally) overshadowed by modern monstrosities.