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  • Dublin Book Festival offers insights into the world of books
    Dublin Book Festival offers insights into the world of books
    Literary walks, public readings and open discussions with publishers and agents were all part of the annual Dublin Book Festival that ended today.The four-day program celebrated the rich writing tradition of Ireland, with many of the activities...
  • War victims in Ukraine need shelter, water and food
    War and hunger in Ukraine
    Fighting continues between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine's government. The UN says it's the worst round of violence since a September ceasefire.Hundreds of thousands have already been forced from their homes. The situation will only get...
  • CitizenM: Glasgow’s quirky ‘futuristic’ hotel
    CitizenM: Glasgow’s quirky ‘futuristic’ hotel
    Fancy staying at a chic hotel full of quirky surprises near the center of Scotland’s largest city? Then citizenM in downtown Glasgow may be just the place.From the moment you walk through its sliding doors and see ornamentations including a...
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    Paris in a weekend: how to catch all the famous sights in only two days
    If you’re planning a trip to Europe and want to see a lot in a little time this is a great plan to see all the best sights in just a few days in Paris.Day 1: The Louvre & Arc De TriompheThe Louvre museum is a giant to tackle so make sure...
  • A taste of Glasgow cuisine
    A taste of Glasgow cuisine
    A combination of a strong cosmopolitan influence, Celtic creativity and an abundance of local produce from the surrounding Scottish countryside means Glasgow boasts many fine restaurants.Featured in a myriad of movies (one, featuring Brad Pitt in ...
  • Who needs Europe? China becomes Russia's biggest customer in new gas deal
    Who needs Europe? China becomes Russia's biggest customer in new gas deal
    There is both an axiom and a law of physics that states in no uncertain terms that actions have consequences. And the economic sanctions imposed upon Russia by the U.S. and their European allies over the past several months appears to be the...
  • Wake up to great breakfasts and stunning scenery at Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port
    Wake up to great breakfasts and stunning scenery at Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port
    An upside-down metallic stag out front represents a most unexpected introduction to the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port, but its relevance in terms of perspective becomes clearer upon entering the five-star property.For one of the most outstanding...
  • November Carneval in Dusseldorf, Germany
    Traveling in November? Do not miss these events.
    November is coming upon us and as much as the month of November is an unlikely favorite months of all, there are quite a few events and holidays taking in November we should look forward to.For once, there’s Thanksgiving in USA – the...
  • Ukraine food needs increae
    Ukraine: food needs rise as ceasefire falters
    As fighting continues in the Eastern Ukraine, there is also a growing food emergency. As winter approaches a deepening humanitarian crisis is feared.The United Nations says food prices have gone up in conflict-affected areas. Household costs will...
  • Putin sees potential for winter gas shutdown if Ukraine continues energy theft
    Putin sees potential for winter gas shutdown if Ukraine continues energy theft
    On October 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended an Asian-Euro Summit that was being held in Milan, Italy to discuss oil, natural gas, and other economic topics important to both continental leaderships. And as the talks began to focus on...
  • Celebrity Cruises unbeatable '123Go!' promotion to Alaska and the Med
    Celebrity Cruises unbeatable ‘123Go!!’ promotion to Alaska and the Med
    If an Alaska cruise has been on your bucket list, now’s the time to act. Celebrity Cruises is offering an exclusive deal in 2015 Alaska. While you’re at in you might also want to book a trip to the Med because they’ve got a deal...
  • Texas Govenor Rick Perry
    Rick Perry defends Western Civilization in London while beset by crises in Texas
    Even though he is beset by both an Ebola outbreak in Dallas and what many consider to be a politically motivated prosecution, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican, has started a tour of Europe, according to a Tuesday story in the Washington Post....
  • People to People, travel abroad program for students, hosts info sessions
    People to People, travel abroad program for students, hosts Keys info sessions
    People to People, a nationally-known teacher-led program for student travel abroad, is organizing a few delegations in the Florida Keys to travel to Australia and Europe in summer 2015. The trips are between two and three weeks long and include...
  • UNICEF brings clean water to Eastern Ukraine
    Ukraine: Food, water needed as ceasefire violated
    UNICEF, in a report this week, says the humanitarian crisis "remains urgent" in parts of Eastern Ukraine impacted by conflict. Despite a ceasefire, fighting has continued between the government and pro-Russian rebels. Hundreds of...
  • Gilpin Lake House: a bucolic setting in the heart of the English Lake District
    Gilpin Lake House: a bucolic setting in the heart of the English Lake District
    Fancy a getaway vacation amidst the tranquil English Lake District complete with wonderful spa treatments and delicious food?The Gilpin Lake House, owned and run by the Cunliffe family, may be just the place.Boasting two separate accommodation...