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  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Book review: 'Karaoke Culture' by Dubravka Ugreši

    Book review: 'Karaoke Culture' by Dubravka Ugreši
    Karaoke Culture Dubravka Ugresic Open Letter: 324 pp., $15.95 paper Dubravka Ugresic does not like karaoke. That doesn't stop her from trying it, just as her resistance to celebrity doesn't stop her from putting her head through a cutout on a Hollywood...
  • Boats, jail and love: an odyssey

    When he was a child in Croatia, Tony Burica first got wind of sailing. He'd watch large schooners coming and going from the port. Images of ketches sailing the Mediterranean hang from his shop walls. One night in Communist Croatia, Burica fled the party,...
  • Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
  • Karwasky makes U.S. team in women's tennis

    As she prepares to represent her country in an entirely different age bracket, tennis player Tina Karwasky is indeed proving that she only gets better over time. Based on her outstanding play this year, her first in the 60-and-over division, the Glendale...
  • Zagreb, Croatia: Europe's new star

    Zagreb, Croatia One morning, shrieking whistles yanked me out of a deep sleep. They sounded like a thousand cops dealing with an apocalyptic traffic jam. The constant racket drove out all rational thought. From my room's window, I couldn't see the...
  • Travel resources and deals

    --The new Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik, the largest resort on Croatia's Dalmatian coast, has opening rates starting around $210 a night. radissonblu.com/resort-dubrovnik --People planning to visit the historic old mining town of Mineral Point,...
  • Around the world and back

    And to think it all began in Michigan. The spark for Good Eating's six-month, globe-girdling series of reports on wine regions both legendary and emerging was a sign alongside a Northern Michigan highway marking the 45th parallel. Winemakers on Leelanau...
  • Paratrooper killed in Afghanistan by suicide bomber

    Paratrooper killed in Afghanistan by suicide bomber
    Before Blue Rowe went overseas, he always made sure everything was squared away at home. Just two days before he left for Afghanistan last August, the Army sergeant paid all the bills and helped his wife, Cindy, and 8-year-old son Andrew settle into a...
  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-07-26 13:02:38.0 Administrator2: Hello and welcome to the Food Chat with Russ Parsons! We'll begin in a moment; in the meantime, please feel free to submit your questions. You'll see them appear in the chat window once we get started. 2007-07-26 13:...