Bharti Legros

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Fiat's 'Bambina': a 'small car with a big heart'

| Aug 10, 2008

Fiat's 'Bambina': a 'small car with a big heart'

Japan makes plenty of fun little cars, but it is far from having a monopoly on the aesthetic. European makers almost “out-cute” the competition with a number of pintsize people-movers such as the tiny Smart Fortwo and the revived Mini Cooper. Now comes the ...

Whaling: the meat of the matter

| Jul 22, 2008

Whaling: the meat of the matter

Whales are magnificent creatures I have always dreamt of seeing in the flesh. However, tucking into a slab of whale steak at a restaurant in Tokyo was not what I had in mind. Nevertheless, this was a close encounter with one of the world’s ...