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  • Refugees await their fate after arriving
    Boat carrying refugees capsizes in the Mediterranean, hundreds feared dead
    A boat carrying hundreds of refugees from war torn countries such as Libya capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on its way to Europe on Sunday. Only 28 survivors and another 24 bodies were recovered, leaving hundreds more unaccounted for and likely...
  • An argument for open immigration
    An argument for open immigration
    Let's face it, the main reasons for our current immigration policies are based on xenophobia, an unreasonable and illogical fear of strangers. Both racism and fear of terrorism are part of that xenophobia, but instead of helping America these...
  • Displaced in Ukraine receiving aid
    UN says food urgently needed in Ukraine
    The United Nations says there is an urgent need to feed over 670,000 displaced persons in the Eastern Ukraine. Lack of funding for relief operations may prevent war victims from receiving these rations.The ongoing conflict between the government...
  • DenmarkSexEd
    Sex education in Europe is not just about prevention
    Europe is aging. The continent, one so entrenched in world history, is facing a rapidly aging population. The New York Times reported, “The demographic shift is more pressing in Europe than almost any other major region, save Japan. There...
  • Europe
    Europe to unleash "War of Kings," "Final Countdown," in Cleveland April 25th
    The hairspray, spandex, and lip-pooching promulgated by the glam groups of the Reagan and Bush years may be long gone (save satire bands like Steel Panther)—but their brand of melodic rock ‘n’ roll lives on.The resurgence of...
  • Low funding threatens Ukraine mission
    Ukraine: low funding threatens mission
    The United Nations warns that its humanitarian mission in the Ukraine is in serious jeopardy due to lack of funds. The year long conflict between the government and pro-Russian rebels has caused massive displacement and disruption of basic...
  • Akko: The crusaders' last stand
    Akko: The crusaders' last stand
    Memo to visitors to Israel: If you get a chance, don't miss the crusader fort at Akko, a ride of about and hour and a half from Jerusalem. You'll spot it on the map (it's sometimes shown as Acre) a little north of Haifa on the...
  • Ford S-Max
    Want to avoid a speeding ticket in Europe? Drive the new Ford S-Max
    Those in Europe will have an easier time avoiding a speeding ticket as long as they buy the new Ford S-Max. According to a report by MSN on March 25, the new Ford S-Max car will have a new technology installed in it called the Intelligent Speed...
  • 5 Reasons why you should visit Quebec City
    5 Reasons why you should visit Quebec City
    Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec, Canada. Within a 2 hour train or bus ride from Montreal, a visit to Old Quebec makes an excellent day trip (or weekend getaway). It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site that cannot be...
  • Total solar eclipse - power disruption of solar energy for Europe and Britain
    Total solar eclipse - power disruption of solar energy for Europe and Britain
    An article published on March 10 is warning that the coming total solar eclipse will cause a solar energy power disruption in Europe and Britain. The Huffington Post is following suit by stating that the total solar eclipse may do more than darken...
  • Captain Courteous
    See France and take your hotel room with you
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsFrance has gotten a bad rap over the years with the story that its residents are not only unfriendly, but downright hostile...
  • Eurail luxury
    Travel by rail, the Europeans got it right
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsAmericans still have a lot to learn from the Europeans. As much as we have made tremendous strides in virtually every area,...
  • ISIS attack on Rome can lead to invasion of Europe?
    ISIS attack on Rome could lead to invasion of Europe?
    After beheading 21 Christians in Libya, members of the Islamic State Iraq Syria (ISIS) warned they would attack Italy and fly their flag over the Vatican, according to an article in the Daily Beast. Leaders of the Islamic State have been...
  • Viking Longship in Budapest
    Travel & Adventure Show founder identifies top travel trends for 2015
    Awaiting the 13th annual Travel & Adventure Show, which comes to the Santa Clara Convention Center this weekend, I spoke to the show’s founder, travel expert John Golicz. His company, Connecticut-based Unicomm, has influenced over $2.6...
  • War causes hunger and displacement in the Ukraine
    Ukraine war: shelling and hunger killing civilians
    They were civilians standing in line at the Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre in Donetsk, Ukraine. This was aid they needed because of the war between the government and pro-Russian separatists.But the savagery of the conflict knows no boundaries...
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