In A First, London Welcomes Black Electric Taxis

Air quality. It remains a highly debated issue in this part of the 21st century. Asia is struggling with it- China and India, in particular.  America, despite several top-tier discussions organized by think-tanks manages to cast away the issue. Now,…

Terror Plot Aimed At Taking Down Theresa May Successfully Foiled By Britain’s MI 5

Clearly, Theresa May isn’t the most popular Briton alive in today’s day and age. She might be the Prime Minister of perhaps one of the greatest empires in the modern world. But Theresa May clearly lacks the support and appreciation…

Have You Seen The Beauty Of A New Marvel Of Sprawling Architecture in Greece?

In the course of the last several years, Greece has often find itself in the wrong end of the spectrum as far as its economics and dwindling fortunes are concerned. Often weighing heavily on Germany for economic bailouts, life hasn’t…

Chinese Entrepreneurs Are Making Way For Other Chinese To Live, Succeed In Germany

With myriad institutes offering tons and tons of opportunities for undergraduates to study engineering- a fulcrum around which many interesting careers revolve in these times- Germany offers a fascinating ocean of study for students hailing from Asia. But particularly when…

Switzerland’s Touristy Graubunden Tests Driverless Busses

Long after the discussion about driverless cars came down into real terms having until recently been a flight of fancy, it was obvious that the discussion had to shift to a new paradigm. Change is, after all, the only constant…

All’s Not Well In Romania, With Widespread Protests Dominating Headlines

In popular culture, it is known for being the land of the Dracula; a hugely entertaining symbol of cinematic folklore. It is revered for being the sprawling home to the majestic Carpathian mountains. It is also loved for its eclectic…

Justice Finally Arrives for Families of Those Who Perished in Bosnia’s Genocide, 1992

Bosnia. This serenely beautiful country in the Balkan peninsula isn’t just about medieval castles, cringe-worthy Dinaric Alps or plush lakes and rivers. Bosnia has, in fact, been home to one of the worst persecutions of the muslims ever witnessed in…

Post Hiccups- Inflation, Unemployment- Finland’s Economy Bounces Back. But How?

Whether you have or haven’t ever visited Finland, chances are, there’s been, at least at some stage, a part of Finland that’s stayed with you. Implicit in the heart of this wondrous European nation is a brand that perhaps we’ve…

Not Every Disneyland Is About Fun-Rides. Italy’s Got A Disneyland Of Pasta

Theme parks, are usually, in fact always, about rides, roller coasters, beaming joys and plenty of banter and light-hearted fun. The world’s seen a wide-eyed instance of the abode of endless fun with Disneyland. When the Disneyland at Anaheim didn’t…

Want to Understand Luxury? Stay in at Greece’s Kensho at Mykonos and Unravel Yourself

With its sandy white beaches, sprawling blue oceanic resorts and a spectacular eye-pleasing landscape, Greece has been a beacon for Europe’s globetrotting travelers. Entrenched in copious pages of history for being the second oldest civilization in the world, there is…

The Most Fundamental Gain From 2017 UN Climate Summit

It is always interesting when a keenly-anticipated global event produces myriad viewing points. There are a multiple ways in which to ascertain last week’s UN Climate Summit held in Bonn, depending upon who you exactly are: whether a rationalist who…

What’s Really Wow About Iceland’s WOW Air: Gay-Rights!

You know Iceland for its magnificent natural beauty. You admire its serene icy-cool climate, you love to snuggle up some brandy whilst you are there. You can hum, almost endlessly, the many soulful melodies crooned by Bjork: undoubtedly, a national treasure…

Don’t Go Soft On News: Gorge On Candid, Hotly-Debated Views in BBC’s HARDtalk

How does one define truth? Perhaps it’s that force of purity, made of some sanctity that we are all after. How does one define perspective? Funnily speaking, perspective isn’t just a ‘view’. It isn’t merely restricted to ‘answer’. It is,…

Why Germany’s Erwin Rommel Will Not Be Forgotten?

The Nazis; the face of brutality, the symbol of pure, terrifying evil- haven’t been forgotten. Can’t be. There are more symbols in the ebb of Nazism that remind of atrocities than there are famished souls in the developing world. These…

Not Just Snow, Cows or Chateaus: Switzerland, A Mighty Abode of Foreigners

Switzerland! Regardless of who you are- whether a stock trader at the NYSC, a student rushing late to submit a PhD thesis in Chittagong, a scholar on renewable energy based in Melbourne, an entrepreneur dabbling in the commercial clutter of…

Belgium and India are More Than Just Trade and Commerce

In a first of its kind diplomatic sojourn, Belgium’s King Philipe and his wife, Queen Mathilde are on a 7-day visit to India. Having arrived in New Delhi on November 5, Belgium’s king and queen are slated to spend time…

Love, Hope, Fun & Zest: Germany Has It All In Oktoberfest

You can take a beer mug out of Germany but not Germany out of a beer mug. Implicit in the culture of Deutschland is a penchant for beer: often regarded as the world’s favourite beverage. Not that Beer was invented…

Angela’s Demons: Has Merkel Really Won In Germany?

You can’t deny Germany. Ever. Quite like a loaf of Mischbrot at Bavaria on a sun-kissed evening. The land of automobile marvels, Daniel Bruhl, Claudia Schiffer, the ever-delightful Hanuta, cutting- edge technology, an almost endlessly fascinating swirl of engineering heights, Autobahns and…

You Think You Know Vladimir Putin Well? Think Again? 6 Rapid Facts

How ridiculous must be the idea to have a pet dog, tamed that it might be, strolling around freely, sniffing someone who is anything but canine loving? Surely, Ms Merkel wouldn’t have been happy. Some say he is to this…