Sunday, 16 June, 2019

Category: Humanities

A Local’s Guide To Munich, Germany

A Local’s Guide To Munich, Germany

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German federal state. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. Straddling the banks of the River Isar (a tributary of the Danube) north of the Bavarian Alps, it is the seat of the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Bavaria, while being the most densely

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The Quintessential California Road Trip

The Quintessential California Road Trip

Northern California’s coastal stretches have long lured road-trippers, even before John Steinbeck, his wife, Elaine, and their peripatetic poodle rumbled down the Pacific Coast in 1960. In “Travels With Charley,” Steinbeck famously enthused about ogling the “ambassadors from another time,” referring to the region’s ancient redwoods. Last summer, as wildfires raged

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A Local's Guide To Charleston, South Carolina

A Local’s Guide To Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina’s coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of

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Living In A Country That Thinks Green

Living In A Country That Thinks Green

The latest climate reports look grim: recent research published in Science journal indicates that oceans are warming 40% faster than previously thought, while the UN panel of climate-change scientists released a landmark report in October 2018 warning that rising temperatures may cause major flooding, droughts, food shortages and wildfires by 2040 unless drastic action

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20 Most beautiful French Villages

20 Most Beautiful French Villages

Locronan is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. It is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The most beautiful villages of France”) association. The village’s name means the “hermitage of Ronan,” from the Breton lok which means hermitage, and after the founder Saint Ronan. It has previously been known as Saint-René-du-Bois. Saint Ronan is greatly

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Where Not To Travel In 2019

Where Not To Travel In 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs publishes regularly up-to-date travel advisories for every country, and especially for U.S. citizens, it is prudent that we check their website for any last minute information: viz., https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/ On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how they

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