Monthly Archive:: November 2013

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TRAVEL NEWS: George Orwell’s Myanmar (Burma)

– Original post from the New York Times Magazine, Nov 13, 2013. Photos by Richard Mousse. In Myanmar, a long-isolated nation now opening up to the world after decades of brutal military rule, one still finds romantic

TRAVEL NEWS: A Win for Diplomacy in Iran

– Article courtesy of Joshua Rosenfield for the Asia Society Blog On November 24, the United States and its P5+1 partners (Britain, China, France, Germany, and Russia) announced they had reached an initial nuclear agreement with Iran.


by Jane and Joe Heinrich Impressions of Myanmar Myanmar was a welcome relief after Bangladesh, and in some respects India. There were less people, less cars, and a more relaxed pace of life. Our drivers actually drove

TRAVEL NEWS: Jerusalem Gold on TV and under Temple Mount

‘Dig,’ an Archaeological Thriller, Could Make a Debut This Fall In recent years, executives at the USA Network have stood on the sidelines, watching cable dramas like AMC’s “Breaking Bad” and Showtime’s “Homeland” collect the critical raves