The British Consulate-General in Hong Kong is meant to help the British nationals planning a visit in Hong Kong , traveling through Hong Kong or living in Hong Kong. They deal with notarial acts, registration of birth, marriages or death, as well as providing assistance in case things go wrong. […]

British Consulate-General in Hong Kong

This post is part of our ongoing Alaska FAQ series, answering commonly asked questions about the state. Short answer: Really, really big. To many travelers from Europe and the rest of the world, the United States can seem dauntingly large, and that’s just the lower 48 states. Alaska is by […]

How Big is Alaska?

For outsiders that have an impression of Scots as tough, hard-working folk, it might be surprising to hear that their national hero is a poet. No one person is more closely associated with Scotland than Robert Burns. Known in Scotland by the familiar name of Robbie (or Rabbie), Burns is […]

Robert Burns : Scotland’s Favorite Son