This post explores five train rides from different parts of the world, ranging from a bare-bones trip in Vietnam to a luxury land cruise in India featuring a presidential suite with marble floors and two showers.
This week’s Global Glance looks at: why the G20’s annual summit was mostly hot air; Obama’s Laos visit and the problem of cluster bombs; and Botswana turning 50.
This week's Global Glance looks at smoking in France and the global legislative trend that strips tobacco companies of branding privileges while forcing them to include disturbing images on their packaging.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Netflix’s world domination is almost complete, VW’s mounting legal troubles and the latest Big Mac index.
In this week's Global Glance we look at Thanksgiving holidays around the world, how Marriott’s recent acquisition highlights the importance of a large global footprint, and the world’s first international rugby star.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how to make sense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Africa’s precarious middle class, and a Texas honky-tonk in Tokyo.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at the best and worst global vacation destinations, Lollapalooza in Colombia and Arab TV in Israel.