I returned from a short trip to Tokyo a few days back. This was a real eye-opener – my first trip to Japan.
They say first impressions last; they do. 468 more words
The Americans are finally invading Cuba. More than 50 years after the ill-fated CIA backed attempt to take the island in the Bay of Pigs debacle, the Imperialist Yankees are back on the sun-kissed Caribbean island toting iphones, plimsolls, sunscreen and clutching handfuls of dollars instead of guns. 12 more words
Built as a fishing port in 1788 on a design by Thomas Telford, the town curves around the harbour and rises into the hillside beyond. Tobermory is the capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. 134 more words