Spain: Fury over Instagram smoking baby photo


A photograph of a baby smoking a cigarette uploaded to a popular social networking site has caused controversy in Spain. The photograph, which shows an adult hand holding the lit cigarette to the baby’s mouth, was uploaded to the popular photo-sharing site Instagram. The photograph has amassed over 2,600 likes and over 36,000 comments since … More Spain: Fury over Instagram smoking baby photo

The worst ‘nightmares’ of living in France


Parking in France can get rather creative. Photo: Connie Ma/Flickr French author Michel Le Goff describes himself as “the French basher France wishes didn’t exist”. Here the writer shares his countdown of the worst “nightmares” about living in France. From: The Local French author Michel Le Goff has just published a new book called The … More The worst ‘nightmares’ of living in France

NYC: Battle of the Butts


The citywide smoking wars have moved from the restaurants and parks — into an apartment near you For many New Yorkers, owning a 1,000-square-foot one-bedroom condo in a posh Upper East Side doorman building is a dream come true. But they don’t live next door to Jane’s chain-smoking next-door neighbor from hell, whose incessant nicotine … More NYC: Battle of the Butts

HOTEL CONFIDENTIAL: Smoking Marijuana in a non smoking hotel


By: CityFella The debate continues to rage on between smokers and non-smokers, as  more Hotel chain go, completely smoke-free  with guests often caught in the middle. In January of 2006, Westin became the first hotel chain to ban smoking at all 77 locations in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Smoking is no longer permitted in guest rooms, restaurants, … More HOTEL CONFIDENTIAL: Smoking Marijuana in a non smoking hotel