Autism remains a mystery. However, the fact that there is no medical treatment is an absolute certainty. There is no solution for autism. People with autism will live with this disorder all their life and societies are all faci...> more
In the space of forty years, Karaoke has become a global phenomenon that has spread across all social classes and is now a planet-wide popular activity. Who hasn’t spent an evening in a Karaoke bar?
Cuba, decades after the revolution. There is a new spirit emerging in Havana. Reforms are encouraging new business ideas and a large number of licenses have been issued for independent enterprise. The sale of real estate and ca...> more
The Åland islands in western Finland are an archipelago situated about 40 km (24 miles) from the Swedish coast. Summer lasts only a few weeks there, and during the short summer season, nature-loving tourists flock to the ...> more
Buenos Aires is loud and bewildering. But the city is also a symbol of melancholy, which is reflected in the many bars, honky-tonks and milongas where tango is danced each night. Few people have grown as rich on the music or th...> more
Wearing their traditional red uniform and riding on horseback, the “Mounties” have long been a national symbol of Canada. The 32-person troop of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police riders present their cavalry drill s...> more
Mandalay, the former capital of Myanmar, is the center of the jade market. More than 10,000 traders and polishers make their living from the jade market, doing business with the “kidney stones”.
Riga, the 2014 cultural capital, wants to put itself in the limelight. The 2008 financial crisis pushed the country into a deep social abyss – the jobless rate increased and many companies were forced to declare bankruptc...> more