If you have a thing for European-inspired traditions, take a detour to Regina on your next North American road trip. Set squarely among Canada's most agricultural province -- a vast expanse that was once part of the Northwest Territories -- Saskatchewan's capital is all about traditions.
When traveling abroad, it's important to learn about the people and culture you are doing business with, so as not to be misunderstood or appear rude. Here are some tips for businesspeople and other visitors traveling in the UK.
Any reader will relate to this sudden love affair with books -- the hunger for reading, its satisfactions and frustrations, that unavoidable sense that there are so many good books to read and none of us can ever manage, as the queen says, to catch up.
It was, by far, the most challenging assignment of my life and I am proud of the remarkable work of the Board, staff and artists during that difficult period. They all worked hard under great pressure, convinced that the Royal Opera House was, and would continue to be, a great institution.
After much prodding from my mortician, I've finally decided to put together my bucket list. I probably should have written it years ago since I'm beyond middle age now and a little decrepit, but better late than never.
In a sensual voice that sounds as if Teddy Lynch Getty Gaston just stepped off the stage of the night club, The New Yorker, where she was singing when she met J.Paul Getty, Sr., she reminisces. "Honey, he was drug addict."
Every object in Maharaja: The Spendor of India's Royal Courts is a jewel in its own right but the AGO hopes the exhibit will get beneath the jewelry to tell a captivating story about a fascinating time in history.