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Once more with feeling: Russia and the Asia-Pacific

Once more with feeling: Russia and the Asia-Pacific

Aspiration is one thing, performance quite another. Putin envisages Russia playing a more influential role in Asia-Pacific affairs, but is such optimism justified? Moscow is certainly more responsive to developments in the region than it has been for some decades, but how much progress has it achieved? And if indeed ...

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A new museum in Paris is all about money

A new museum in Paris is all about money

They say money makes the world go around, and apparently, it also makes for a good museum: The “Cité de l’économie et de la monnaie” “(which translates as city of economy and money) is a new museum which opened this summer in Paris. Called Citéco for short, it’s appropriately located in the ...

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Govt sets a target of 10000 of tourism villages by 2020

Govt sets a target of 10000 of tourism villages by 2020

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Village, Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration has targeted to increase the number of tourism villages to 10,000 by 2020, from the current 7,275 tourism villages, or around 9,71 percent of the total of villages in Indonesia. “We are targeting 10,000 tourism villages, because we have ...

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Eat Your Way Across Italy

Eat Your Way Across Italy

Planning a trip to Italy is half about the history and beauty and half about the food. Enjoying everything that Italian cuisine has to offer can be daunting, especially since most of the really exciting options are outside the big cities. To help foodie travelers get the most out of ...

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7 Best Bakeries in Paris

7 Best Bakeries in Paris

Here’s a test: what city do you think of most when you hear the word “croissant”? Oui, Paris! Paris and pastries are a perfect match. The city is sprinkled with temples of tarts, basilicas of baguettes, and pantheons of pains au chocolat. So when you get a sudden passion for ...

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