Indonesia is the sleeping giant of Southeast Asia. With 18,110 islands, 6,000 of them inhabited, it is the largest archipelago in the world. With almost 240 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world — after China, India and the USA — and by far the largest in Southeast Asia. Indonesia […]

  Of all the European urban communities a North American can work together in, Paris is doubtlessly the one generally intended to make you feel like an outcast. Making contacts inside the French capital’s hyper-formal, close-weave business group, where instruction at the best colleges is an essential, requires perseverance. So obviously better to be an […]

Disneyland Paris (formerly Euro Disneyland and Disneyland Resort Paris) [1], located in the Paris suburb of Marne-la-Vallée, is the Disney Empire’s European variant of their archetypal “Magic Kingdom” theme park. It was the second Disney theme park resort to open outside the United States, after Tokyo Disney Resort. “To all who come to this happy […]

  What is Lisbon? Lisbon is Europe’s second-oldest capital (after Athens), once home to the world’s greatest explorers like Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator, becoming the first true world city, the capital of an empire spreading over all continents, from South America (Brazil) to Asia (Macao, China; Goa, India). The former […]