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Powdering sleeping beauty's nose: Virus eases Louvre works

PARIS (AP) — The 518-year-old Mona Lisa has seen many things in her life on a wall, but rarely this: Almost four months with no Louvre visitors. As she stares out through bulletproof...

Reassembled century-old courtyard house in New Taipei opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A relocated and reassembled historic building in New Taipei City’s Wugu District has opened to visitors, giving the public an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of...

Experts: Rainy season to further threaten Beirut heritage

BEIRUT (AP) — Restoring Beirut's damaged architectural heritage following the devastating August explosion will take hundreds of millions of dollars and costs will quickly rise if no action is taken a...

Experts: Rainy season to further threaten Beirut heritage

BEIRUT (AP) — Restoring Beirut's damaged architectural heritage following the devastating August explosion will take hundreds of millions of dollars and costs will quickly rise if no action is taken a...

Fiserv Forum is the New Home of the Milwaukee Bucks

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--The National Basketball Association’s Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, a...

A bit of the Greek islands in the heart of historic Athens

"The Acropolis? It's that way." Residents of historic Anafiotika are used to giving directions to tourists, lost in the narrow, winding alleyways of this unique but little-known hillside...

Taiwan's Top 5 at-risk attractions

Taiwan rightly prides itself on the country's natural beauty and beautiful scenery. It can be easy to overlook it at times if you restrict your travel to the overdeveloped western plateau, but the...

From the High-Speed Rail – Top 10 alternative places within easy reach of the High-Speed Rail

Since its opening 10 years ago, the Taiwan High-Speed Rail (HSR) line has become an essential conduit, linking all the major cities on the country’s western lowlands. Last year saw a network exp...

Taiwan’s architectural heritage is disappearing daily

As a history graduate and long-time culture vulture, I took great pleasure in compiling my article on the Top 10 Best Preserved Historic Buildings in Taiwan, which was published on Taiwan News earlier...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts Introduces New Luxury Hotel to Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2016--Conrad Chicago, the 20-story luxury hotel located steps from Magnificent Mile, today welcomes guests to a stylish and contemporary escape in the Windy City. The...