Istanbul is alternately seductive and modest, attractive to men and women alike, and not inclined to be controlled by either of her two families, Asia and Europe. Kinia Adamczyk offers her Istanbul top 13.
I’m at the Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky, experiencing my very first Kentucky Derby. Thus far, I’ve downed the obligatory mint julep; explored the enormous infield; placed a single, tenuous bet, admired elegant horses being led onto a track for the day’s second run; watched a few races on a massive screen…
What if, in one way or another, every citizen could spend some time participating in his and her own food production?
Baku, if one believes the locals and the foreign oil investors, has seen an unprecedented economic boom in the last four years transforming Azerbaijan’s capital into a construction field, with apartment building skeletons waiting to be dressed and filled with life lining up on every piece of free land.