In the summer, you can even lie on the beach by the Seine. Manhattan’s shoreline is highly unattractive by comparison.
When we arrived at Medjugorje, where the virgin Mary has been appearing to 6 visionaries since 1981, we realized that the scary part was well worth it.
You’re laughing now, but you’ll be sorry later, as ashes fall from the sky, the locusts advance, and, somewhere, Christiano Ronaldo continues to grin maniacally.
If you’re coming here via the airport in Nice, be aware that the helicopter to Monaco is actually cheaper than a taxi. Yes, this place is that crazy.
Why does immortality only belong to the dead?
With a certain degree of suspicion, one of the students inquired about the publication for which I was writing. After I answered his question, he looked at me unfavourably and said that my writing would be permissible only if it were humanitarian.
Budapest is a romantic city, so I was not surprised to discover on the Buda side a beautiful yellow house where Casanova lived for a few weeks, doing what he did best.
Even the Bush Administration had the sense to separate ‘Islam’ qua religion from the bastardized postmodern ideology advocated by the likes of al-Qaeda.
My friend told me about his grandmother, who got very lucky during the bombing attack on the Old Town. A entire building fell on top of her, but she was not caught by the walls.
“I was shocked to discover that religious people could be quite dogmatic in the United States… I can’t stop noticing the similarities with the Islamic right in my country.”