| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:32 AM
My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:24 PM
At the Baltimore Orientation Center in Highlandtown, where refugees from distant countries learn practical skills to succeed in America, one of their most valuable lessons comes from a game of musical chairs.
"This game is a little bit like looking for a...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:36 AM
THIMPHU (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co has struck a deal to supply its Leaf electric car for taxis and government use in Bhutan, it said on Friday, as the Himalayan kingdom seeks to cut expensive oil imports.
Bhutan regards environmental protection as a...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Runners can lace up their shoes for an active tour of Bhutan that features practice runs in the countryside, pre-race briefings and post-race relaxation.
The Himalayan nation will host the marathon Feb. 23 with a course that passes through rain forests,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:45 PM
"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
— Mark Twain
I just got home from a four-month-long around-the-world trip. When I left Los Angeles on my motorcycle on Aug. 10, I took almost nothing with me, except hope....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
-- Mother Teresa
After my trip to the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan I wasn’t sure how I would react when I returned to India.
Bhutan is peaceful; India is...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:15 AM
It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.
-- Charles Spurgeon
Circumnavigating the globe from Los Angeles in a 1978 yellow motorcycle with a sidecar is not for the faint of heart. Some may say it’s only for madmen....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
When a festival nears the 20-year mark, many feel certain expectations have to be met. The Busan Film Festival, which will open its 18th edition Oct. 3, is no exception.
Busan seems to have taken the "bigger is better" philosophy to heart, expanding to...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Bhutan is leading an international meeting today at the United Nations, seeking “next steps towards realizing the vision of a new well being” that include gauging happiness in different countries. The South Asian state already uses has a...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Bhutan wedding unites the fifth Dragon King and Jetsun Pema, a 21-year-old student. Bhutan was transfixed by the wedding, which bore little resemblance to other recent royal weddings....
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
A review for the Los Angeles Times of the West Coast premiere of Daisy Foote's play "Bhutan." Daryl H. Miller reviews Rogue Machine's production....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Words of advice from first-time author Lisa Napoli on how to create a fruitful do-it-yourself book tour....