Politicians holding down the floodgates against a public display of support for the state of Palestine were embarrassed in recent weeks. As soon as these political gatekeepers allowed their rank and file to express their positions, tremendous backing came for Palestine and its people.
They don't receive fifty or a hundred emails and text messages a day. They don't have to deal with bumper-to-bumper traffic, bosses, or wonder how they will pay the mortgage. How do they survive?
In this egalitarian city, masterpieces are not hidden away in museums. Rather, they adorn the city's streets and squares. Here are 15 examples of modern art masterpieces that Barcelona's residents see every day.
Valldemossa provides a great base for hiking and is famous for its Chopin connection, while Deià has long been home to expat artists and provides sweeping sea views from its hilltop setting. Here are a few things to look forward to if you decide on a visit.
With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.ne...
Cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and culture-filled attractions are just a few of the things that landed the following seven cities on our list of the perfect cities to fall in love in this fall.
Spain's Second Largest City Hosts "Open Walls" A popular city for street art in the early 2000s that attracted artists from across Europe and elsew...
Rather than traversing mountains, rivers, and valleys to get to your sweetheart, we heartily recommend making that journey together -- because it's really hard to top a romantic getaway snuggled up in a cozy mountain cabin or ski chalet.
With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to a whole different country for a few days.
As I hopelessly imitated our teacher, I tried to avoid looking at them. I'm not ashamed of my body but I''m not amazed by it either. I'll even be the first to admit that self-confidence isn't one of my strong suits.
During times of conflict and political or religious civil unrest, the power of the human spirit's capacity for non-violent protest and kindness still shines through.
By ignoring all these legitimate reasons for Turkey's failure to win the Security Council seat, Foreign Minister Cavusoglu falsely attributed his country's defeat to its reluctance to abandon "its values for the sake of getting more votes."
Fast-forward to today, and Puerto Morelos (named after a hero in Mexico's war for independence from Spain) probably looks much like it did before the world's chewing gum craze put it on the map.
The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.
Backpacking has taught me a lot, and I will carry all of those lessons with me into the future, but here's the thing -- I don't plan on carrying much else.
The UN Security Council is the only UN body with real power and may influence positively the course of events when the 15 members agree on a course of action. In 1999 the Council acted swiftly and effectively in ending widespread violence and destruction in my country.