A new trend in 'green building' may be emerging with the construction of a 24-story wood building in Vienna and a taller one planned for London.
A McDonalds due to open on the ground floor of a Vatican building in which several cardinals live has stirred them to protest.
Madrid and other Spanish cities have developed colonies of Quaker parrots, an invasive species that arrived as pets.
As a side-effect of a colossal beer-maker merger, Italy's Peroni has been spun off to Japanese brewer Asahi.
Paris has a plan, and a budget, to get landlords to turn 19th-century maid's rooms into inhabitable apartments.
The 2016 list of Top 100 Sustainable Destinations seems to have an alphabet bias in honoring destinations that have embraced sustainable development.
Another Chinese reproduction of western architecture, this time with 16th century villages where Shakespeare and Cervantes were born.
Starting Monday, Americans can bring back Cuban cigars and rum if it's for personal use.
Low water levels in the Rhine are causing problems for shipping, and may affect river cruises.
Norwegian Air charges more for the same flight if you book it in English than if you use their Norwegian-language site...and they are not alone!
Southwest Airlines is about to start the routes to Cuba it's been licensed for, and they're doing it at a discount.
SAS adding more summer service to warm climates, and a clutch of new all-year routes as well as it waits for its first A320neo planes.
Flixbus offers a 99€ 3-month pass to the growing collection of European long-distance bus pass offerings.
The letters behind the prize-winning series Finding Reiner, published here, are now available in hardcover or Kindle.
Germany's controversial plan to charge a national toll for highway use and rebate it to German drivers is blocked by EU courts.