Monday, October 20, 2014
The crowd bursts into applause as a hundred couples enter the hall, hand in hand, grooms in simple black suits and brides in modest white dresses, red flowers in hand.
Black Pete, the jolly sidekick of the Dutch Saint Nicholas, is finally getting a face-lift after years of bitter debate including death threats against those calling for change.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
A new storefront belonging to Tsannkuen Co. (燦坤) opened in Kaohsiung recently, introducing a number of new restaurants, specializing in hot pot, steak, Italian food and more.
The Chablis region of France produces the world's purest expression of chardonnay. This statement reflects at least two concepts. First, the practice of judicious use, or even the absence, of oak leaving the grapes to sing their own song.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The gate opens and the bull charges into the arena, two cowboys on horseback in hot pursuit.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Embrace your inner snob. Wear red with pink. Eat oysters at home and go to bed before midnight on New Year's Eve. Just some of the advice meted out by four Frenchwomen in a new book on “how to be Parisian.”
AFP photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh and the BBC's Lyse Doucet were among the winners at the annual Bayeux-Calvados awards for war correspondents announced on Saturday in Bayeux, northwestern France.
Chris Tyrrell, fifth generation winemaker with the family-owned Tyrrell's Wines in Australia, once told me the key to selling wine is to make sure that wines are “seriously in danger of being tasted.” He meant that people remember — and ultimately buy — wine they have tried and liked.