In the long and steamy affair between fantasy and cartography, certainly the most mesmerising image of recent vintage is the dynamic beauty kissed alive by the title sequence of Game of Thrones. At the start of each episode, the viewer is strapped to a rollercoaster and swept across its alternate world.
With Phuket overrun, and Koh Samui headed that way, Koh Kood could become Thailand’s next holiday bolt-hole. This pristine isle is reached only by ferry, keeping tourist traffic low
Last year, the Chinese came. The villagers living in western Burma’s remote Arakan state couldn’t quite fathom what the Chinese told them, that below their rice fields might lie a vast reserve of oil
When I traveled through northeastern Pennsylvania in March for my TIME cover story on shale natural gas, it wasn’t hard to find unhappy homeowners like Sherry Vargason.
Venezuela will begin exporting 20,000 gallons of gasoline to Iran next month as the nations strengthen bilateral cooperation, Iranian state media reported. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez announced the agreement on Sunday
Iran and Venezuela plan to stand up against “imperialist” foes by strengthening bilateral cooperation on a range of issues, including nuclear power, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday.