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Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Greece: Corfu Tupperware Party

by Wendy H. King Just as Corfu was Odysseus’ last stop on his way home to Ithaca, so the Ionian island was my last stop on a two-month tour of Italy and Greece. I planned to relax on Corfu’s beaches for a few days before heading to France, the last leg of my trip. I

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Nepal: Hot Tea and Apple Pie

Ram climbed the mountain with a pot of tea to surprise us when we descended from the glacier, exhausted and dehydrated. I’ll always carry his sheepish, proud smile with me, along with the memory of that delicious...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Italy: Live From Turin, Winter Olympics 2006 Diva!

by Anna Irrera Hi! My name is Anna and I’m from Turin (Torino in Italian), a city in the north of Italy. I will be your Olympics Diva reporting back from my hometown! During the week I...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: India: Bollywood Dreams—Bombay’s Other Face

by Nirmala Nataraj There’s no description of Bombay quite comparable to that of Salman Rushdie’s in his novel Midnight’s Children: “Our Bombay: it looks like a hand but really it’s a mouth, always open, always hungry, swallowing...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Graz, Austria: I’ll Be Back!

by Jennifer Crawford One of the many glorious perks of living in Europe and dating an international pilot is the opportunity to fly to interesting, exotic, or even never-heard-of locales on a moment’s notice (and, of course,...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Dubai: Jewel of the Arabian Gulf

www.dubaicityguide.com www.godubai.com www.dubaiairport.com www.dxbcustoms.gov.ae www.emirates-holidays.com * * * * Karla Erovick is a marketing professional who lived and worked in Dubai in 2001. She was responsible for marketing communications and public relations for the multi-billion dollar Dubai...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Mt. Vesuvius, Italy: The Sleeping Giant

by Shauna Billings Arriving at the top of Mt. Vesuvius is like landing on another planet. For a moment, the crushed rust-colored lava path beneath my feet is the soil of Mars. Vents release gases and steam...

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