Posts tagged Japanese

Eurasia: A Respite to Rosenheim

This is the sixth installment of a story chronicling my travels in 1994 as a college student. The six-month journey took me to 20 countries in Europe and Asia. I woke up from a fitful slumber unsure of my location until I remembered that I was on a train somewhere in Bavaria far from anyone or anyplace I knew. I didn’t even know where I was i [...]

Ethnic Cuisine in Buenos Aires, Argen...

We returned yesterday from a five-day trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  We had a good time visiting what some call the “Paris of South America.”  We were most impressed by the architecture and generally affordable and excellent quality of life we saw.  Perhaps our perspectives have been influenced by living 11 months in nearby P [...]

Straight from the Headlines (2005 Edi...

Al Jazeera in Talks to Purchase ‘The Onion’ Doha, Qatar (RFN) – Arab network seeks to expand U.S. presence by purchasing popular U.S. news source ahead of highly anticipated IPO Qatar-based Al Jazeera is in negotiations to purchase a majority stake in The Onion, a popular U.S. news source.  Al Jazeera spokesman Jihad Ballout refused to [...]