Two years ago to the date I took a trip from Seattle, WA to Reykjavik, Iceland as the airfare was next to nothing in order to promote tourism following the collapse of their banking system. After a long flight, bus ride and walk to the hotel it was time for a shower. Usually when traveling through Europe I have learned expect a subpar shower experience compared to American standards, this time was vastly different.
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by OEP intern Emily Udal
Over the winter intersession, I had the opportunity to travel to the beautiful country of Costa Rica for three weeks to take 6-credits worth of classes titled Economic Development & Human Rights in Latin America and Latin American Studies. The trip was very successful despite it being the first time UConn has attempted this specific study abroad program.
The Consumer Protection Network of Thailand accused the Government of having a hidden agenda. Yes we are at this stage again when groups that claim to represent Thai interest are loosely throwing accusation. According to sources, the consumer group believes that Yingluck's Government intends to resurrect a plan to build a nuclear power plant in Thailand. They also think that the Government is using the recent call for power conservation as a future agenda to increase the electricity charges.
By Natalie Deans
‘Action must be taken now,’ was the claims of one MSP in regards to Scotland’s renewable energy industry at Holyrood this week.
SNP energy minister, Fergis Ewing warned the Scottish energy industry is at risk due to ‘mixed messages’ from the UK government. The on-going debate over whether or not off and on shore turbines will damage the tourism industry is affecting the confidence of investors, according to Ewing.
Valentines day, what does it mean to you?
For some Valentines day is something special, a day where they can truly express their love and affection for someone who holds their heart.
For others it is merely a reminder of their loneliness or a just another materialistic, commercially driven excuse to go out and buy a selection of over priced heart shaped chocolates, crazy amounts of flowers and corny pink gorilla teddies holding an 'I love you' pillow.