Fabulous Madrid

After completing a fabulous UK vacation, we moved onto a thorough exploration of Spain. We visited Barcelona, Malaga, Valencia, Seville and Madrid. I think out of all of them, Madrid was our favourite. Madrid was little more than a farming town on the arid central plains of Castile when Felipe …

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Does Gambling make you feel Out of Control?

In the ads, everyone who places a bet or buys a lottery ticket is a winner. In reality, all forms of gambling are based on the inevitability of loss. More important, though gambling can be entertaining, it tends to make us feel out of control, not only of the outcome …

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Iceland: The Land of Ice and Snow

In geological terms, Iceland is a mere baby. No more than 20 million years have passed since volcanoes on the floor of the far northern Atlantic Ocean began to spew lava, laying the foundations of what would become Iceland. Today it is still one of the most volcanically active spots …

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All About Taiwan

Taiwan is an island about 112 miles(180 km) off the coast of China. It's one of the happier places on Earth—and definitely one of the happiest in Asia. That assessment, by the World Happiness Report, is based on a survey of 156 countries according to certain measurable indicators …

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