Home / Tag Archives: military

Tag Archives: military

What does Russia have brewing in Georgia?

What does Russia have brewing in Georgia?

For Georgians, the summer months are always a time of concern. One only has to look at its recent history to understand why. It was in August, while the world was distracted by the Beijing Summer Olympics, that Russia invaded eleven years ago. It was in July that, five years ...

Read More »

My visit to Paris of the ancient world

My visit to Paris of the ancient world

On 13 August 2018, I had the distinguished honor of visiting the Republic of Yemen. The fact that I was the first Saudi woman to officially visit Yemen since the country’s crisis began in 2011 triggered the curiosity of journalists. For a moment, I felt like a superstar, and as ...

Read More »

Parks and Recreation Expands Greenway Trail System

Parks and Recreation Expands Greenway Trail System

Caption Close San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department encourages citizens to get outside and Take to the Trails on the newest trail extensions of the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System. Opening to the public on Friday, August 2, 2019, are the 1.8 mile Salado Creek Greenway Trail extension (3104 ...

Read More »

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen calls China’s tourism ban a ‘mistake’

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen calls China's tourism ban a 'mistake'

TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Taiwan’s president on Thursday (Aug 1) rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate coming presidential elections, amid heightened tension with the giant neighbour.  In a blow for Taiwan’s tourism industry, which has recently seen a spurt in mainland ...

Read More »

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go to San Diego

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go to San Diego

With more than 143,000 active-duty service members and another 241,000 veterans, San Diego has the largest military concentration in the world. While in town (especially Coronado), you will likely see service members walking in uniform, or catch them driving special military vehicles. The best opportunity to interact with them or ...

Read More »

Simple Flying’s Paris Air Show Reflection

Simple Flying’s Paris Air Show Reflection

Simple Flying was very lucky to attend the Paris Air Show this year, invited to special events such as the Rolls Royce Electric Engine conference, Boeing and Airbus order press briefings and tour brand new aircraft not yet on the market. The new Embraer E2 aircraft was on tour at ...

Read More »