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  • The multitrip pass worked for a backpacker; how about 3 decades later?

    The multitrip pass worked for a backpacker; how about 3 decades later?
    PARIS — I'd just battled an Italian train conductor over a modest procedural omission regarding my Eurail pass, and now, for grisly reasons unrelated to the altercation, her fast train to Milan had become a slow train to Milan. I wasn't going to...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Class Enemy'

    In the compelling "Class Enemy," a group of teens blame their demanding new German teacher and his demeaning methods when one of their classmates commits suicide. As a colossal battle of wills unfolds at the high school, debuting Slovenian helmer Rok...
  • Venice Fest Awards First Sidebar Prizes

    The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in Italy and Slovenia about a 40-year-old loser reawakened...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Speleology on a shoestring

    The Frugal Traveler: Speleology on a shoestring
    When my tour of Slovenia's Postojna Cave started with an underground train ride, I knew it had to be massive. After witnessing the impressive formations, I immediately wanted to see more of the same. For many, experiencing the world's notable cave systems...
  • The Review: The Royce

    The Review: The Royce
    Keep the fat lady waiting in the wings. It's not over yet. Fine dining, I mean, and the new Royce at the Langham Huntington is proof. The Pasadena hotel could have chosen to turn the Dining Room where Craig Strong (and briefly, Michael Voltaggio) once...
  • Pau Gasol scores 19 in Spain's 79-57 win over Slovenia

     
    Pau Gasol scores 19 points in Spain's 79-57 victory over Slovenia...
  • Day for a King

     
    As a photojournalist we are often witness to history. It’s our job, after all. Last week, Arkasha Stevenson and I were assigned such a task. We documented the Stanley Cup’s first ever visit to Slovenia. It turned out to be the perfect backdrop...
  • China vs. USA for Olympics top spot? Nope -- try Grenada

     
    As the London Olympics pull closer to their closing ceremonies, it’ll be hard for anyone to catch up with … Grenada? China and the United States are duking it out for the most medals before Sunday, with Britain and Russia in a tight heat for...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Something you really need to know about driving into Slovenia

    Something you really need to know about driving into Slovenia
    When driving across an international border in Central Europe, take note: You may be expected to stop at the first opportunity to buy a "vignette" to be displayed somewhere in the front window of your car. And no, vignette doesn’t refer to some cute...