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¿Viajar o vivir en Japón?

Japón es un país distinto, particular, que puede disfrutarse desde diferentes puntos de vista. Tenemos el <b>Japón tecnológico o el tradicional</b>, por …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Here's why everyone wants to go to Milan this year

Flights to Milan from the US are regularly cheaper than they are to other European cities.<p>And with the euro near an all-time low, US visitors can take advantage of the shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer.<p>Bottom line — if you see a great deal on a flight to Milan, book it. There's …

Gallipoli: WWI's Most Disastrous Battle

It nearly ruined Winston Churchill’s career and launched Ataturk’s. On this day 100 years ago, tens of thousands died in one the most global battles …

World History

A Picture Postcard From Meenakshi Amman Temple, India

"We take off our shoes because feet have many, many nerve endings," said our guide in Madurai. "Stress and sadness leave your body through the soles of your feet."<p>We were standing in the Meenakshi Amman Temple. It was dark outside. Inside, it was cool and smelled of incense. We had come for the …

Record of Miraculous Events... Book Review

<i>Record of Miraculous Events in Japan: the Nihon ryoiki</i>, translated by Burton Watson, Columbia University Press.<p>Writes Haruo Shirane in his "Introduction" to Burton Watson's translation of this Record of Miraculous Events..., it was "compiled in the early Heian period (794-1192) and is "Japan's …

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10 Cheapest Airports to Fly to in Europe

It's no wonder that European cities like Vienna, Milan and Stockholm are such popular tourist destinations, delighting hundred of thousands of American visitors every year with their medieval­-era squares, church spires and cobblestone streets.<p>Crossing the Atlantic can be pretty steep, though, so …

Los jesuitas revolucionan el aula

Trabajo por proyectos, flexibilidad y aprendizaje autónomo en vez de exámenes, libros y clases magistrales. Tres colegios de la orden inician un …