Latest Stories from John (40)
by John Laurenson Oct 21, 2019
France passed a law three and a half years ago requiring supermarkets to donate unsold food to the needy instead of throwing it away, making it a leader in the fight against food waste.
by John Laurenson Oct 18, 2019
Scientists in France may have found a means of averting bee colony collapse.
by John Laurenson Jun 28, 2019
City of Light ... fingers?
by John Laurenson Jun 13, 2019
The original pizzas were topped with oil, cheese, basil and lard.
by John Laurenson May 17, 2019
The country has prioritized culinary innovation in recent years.
by John Laurenson May 9, 2019
The specialist skills have been passed down from generation to generation.
by John Laurenson Apr 3, 2019
Almost half of Denmark's libraries are open 24 hours a day.
by John Laurenson Mar 14, 2019
Hotellet, in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, is a hotel that trains and employs recovering drug addicts, helping its staff work and reconnect with the wider community. At $74 a night, which includes a Scandinavian breakfast, the rooms are inexpensive…
by John Laurenson Feb 18, 2019
At Albania's betting shops, people could gamble on everything from soccer to the gender of the next royal baby.
by John Laurenson Feb 13, 2019
The "Nordic Diet" is a way of eating that gourmet chefs in Scandinavia started championing about 15 years ago.