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The magical land of Edelweiss

Salzburg, or literally, mountain of salt, will remain etched in my mind for many reasons.

The top three being:

The sound of music: my childhood exposure to this fascinating musical made me dizzy with wonder. 285 more words


Fortnum & Mason Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason

While my mom and I were in London we knew we wanted to have afternoon tea together. One of her friends recommended Fortnum and Mason and as we had never heard of it, we went in with no expectations. 371 more words


Tainan II (Feb 15-18): A Treehouse, Anping, and a Rukai Village

My second time in Tainan was just as good as the first, but this time I got to spend longer than just one night. I left my hostel in Kaohsiung at check-out time (12pm) with a guy who I had met at breakfast (Krister from California). 2,070 more words


Brexit news: What impact has Brexit had on the pound? Expert reveals exchange rate latest

The pound slipped against the euro last week after Prime Minister Theresa May lost the most recent Brexit vote in Parliament on Thursday. The weekend then saw GBP try to recover its losses and regain ground. 18 more words


Puerto Rico, a Quick Trip

I have always enjoyed Puerto Rico. It’s super easy to get to and since it’s a US territory the currency is the same, most people speak English and you do not need a US passport to visit. 542 more words


Russia’s biggest automaker AvtoVaz negotiating exports to Iran

Major Russian car producer AvtoVaz is in talks with Tehran over the sale and assembly of its cars there, Viktor Kladov, the director of international cooperation and regional policy at Russia’s state corporation Rostec, has said. 67 more words


Spencer State Hospital Bridge collapse

Spencer State Hospital Bridge collapse


One Dead, 17 Injured When Bridgeway Collapses


SPENCER, W. Va., June 19. — One woman patient was killed and 17 others were injured here last night when a third-floor bridgeway between two buildings of Spencer State Hospital collapsed. 134 more words