Food and wine trips to France, Italy, Spain and the UK

When Colin and Jenoa Matthes left their home state of Utah to embark on a world tour in 2019, they found themselves drawn to the food scenes in places like France and Italy. “We really loved, especially, the food in all of these different countries … and how local and specialized they were in different … Read more

How much does it cost to travel full time? Here’s what one couple pays

Ernestas Tyminas felt “stuck” in his role as a marketing manager at a newspaper in Colorado Springs, Colorado. So he requested two months off to backpack through Asia, he said, landing in Beijing in January 2019. “On the first day … I meet this one,” he said, gesturing to Darina Karpitskaya, sitting by his side. … Read more

How Italy’s Draghi government collapsed

The government of Mario Draghi came to an end earlier than what many analysts expected. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Mario Draghi is best known for saving the euro. But a coveted rescue of the Italian economy ended prematurely when internal politics came to the fore last month, making it harder and … Read more

European markets open to close, data, earnings

LONDON — European stocks are set to open cautiously higher on Monday after gains seen last Friday, although Italy’s main index is seen opening in negative territory amid political uncertainty. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 12 points higher at 7,129, Germany’s DAX 12 points higher at 12,881, France’s CAC 40 up 11 points at … Read more

IG International forms JV with RK Growers of Italy to grow red, gold kiwis in India

IG International, a leading fresh fruit importer has set up a joint venture with RK Growers (Rivoira & Kiwi-Uno group, Italy) for the production of superior varieties of fruits in India such as red and gold kiwis. The joint venture, Fresh Genetics India Private Limited, aims to become the world’s largest fruit genetics firm on … Read more

European markets head for higher open ahead of Ukraine-Russia talks

LONDON — European stocks are expected to build on gains from the previous day, opening higher on Tuesday ahead of another round of Ukraine-Russia talks. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 29 points higher at 7,508, Germany’s DAX 93 points higher at 14,555, France’s CAC 40 up 40 points at 6,652 and Italy’s FTSE MIB … Read more

investors digest data, central bank moves

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Monday as investors continue to consider last week’s jobs data from the U.S. and central bank decisions in Europe. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 14 points higher at 7,522, Germany’s DAX 42 points higher at 15,137, France’s CAC 40 up 24 points at 6,967 … Read more