What do Americans in Paris do on July 4th? I can’t speak for everyone, but I eat a burger. In years past, I’d invite friends for a hamburger dinner, complete with all the ‘fixins’: bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, relish…and serve them with cole slaw and potato chips. It wasn’t so easy to organize at the time — buns were hard to find and American style bacon was a specialty item. Even the cheese squares were not an ordinary item on the grocery store shelf.
Studying in UK? It‘s easier and cheaper than you think!
Normally, studying in the UK is associated with high costs. But it does not have to be like this, as there are many solutions on how to cut costs and Brexit does not change this. First of all let‘s check what to do to get into university and how to choose the right one.
Madrid is Spain’s highest-placed city in the fourth edition of IESE’s Cities in Motion Index (CIMI), climbing three positions in the period analyzed (2014-16) and standing out in the dimension of Mobility and Transportation, in 6th place, and in International Impact at 15th. Barcelona has dropped overall to 35th from 2014, but it is the best-placed city for International Impact, ranking 4th in the world behind Paris, London and Bangkok.
by Patricia Laplante-Collins
The French have perfected the word “civilization.” The origin is Latin, of course: “The word civilization comes from the Latin civilis, meaning civil, related to the Latin civis, meaning citizen, and civitas, meaning city or city-state” (Wikipedia) But the French have taken it to its height in meaning. We encountered several perfect examples:
The typical Warsaw image of a gray concrete jungle, a wasteland of Soviet-era housing, does not correspond to the reality of the last 15 years of this vibrant city.