Monday, September 30, 2013
Saturday in downtown Columbia, South Carolina was a day for festivals. Early in the morning, red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple feathers formed wings on the back of Heather Vandenham. Her hair was dyed five bright colors to match.
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Rheingau, while small, is Germany's most prestigious wine-growing region. Hugh Johnson, in his majestic book The World Atlas of Wine, describes the Rheingau style of wine, at its best, as “the noblest in Germany.”
Thursday, September 26, 2013
The world's largest gambling conference got under way in Las Vegas on Tuesday with flashing slot machines, chain smoking businessmen, and glittery performers dressed as characters from “Avatar” and the “Walking Dead.”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Mieko Kitai takes a huge gulp of air as she surfaces from the clear, blue waters of Japan's Pacific coast with a large abalone in her hand.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
A total of seven students from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) traveled to London recently to participate in the London Design Festival 2013, from Sept. 14 to 22, with their design projects: City Go Round, Platform Impact, and KeyFrame — Tainan.
Coats with fluorescent buttons, skirts covered in monkey prints and straw caps adorned with flowers — the designs at Milan Fashion Week often bear little resemblance to a classical Italian look.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Milan is seeking to reclaim its fashion pre-eminence with a re-energized fashion week not only through strong messages from the runways but concrete acts of to enhance the city's prestige.
Friday, September 20, 2013
English sparkling wine has seized the imagination of the wine world in recent years.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Facebook's penetration rate in Taiwan is higher than in any other Asian market, according to a Facebook marketing executive who arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday.