Month: October 2011

Canada's National Parks.
Travel

Canada's National Parks.

European nations were the first to establish national parks to provide at least some sanctuary for nature lovers from overcrowded cities. Europe, with the exception of Scandinavian countries, is overcrowded. One can hardly find solitude around cities, and even where there is uncultivated or agriculturally used land, hardly will you […]

Reif Estate Winery – Niagra-on-the-Lake.
Wine

Reif Estate Winery – Niagra-on-the-Lake.

Reif Estate Winery Driving From Niagara-on-the-Lake to Niagara Falls on scenic Niagara Parkway you cannot help but notice Reif, a small but quality oriented winery with immaculately maintained vineyards just behind imposing buildings. As a wine enthusiast you owe it to yourself to stop, taste a few of their products, […]

Day Trips from Brisbane.
Travel

Day Trips from Brisbane.

Day Trips from Brisbane Brisbane, the third-largest city in Australia and Queensland’s capital, is a place thriving with friendly locals and a country-town feel, in spite of its size. While there is enough happening in Brisbane to keep you busy for as long as you like, one of Brisbane’s other […]

Southern French Summertime Chic.
Wine

Southern French Summertime Chic.

Sunny warm weather brings out our natural desire to entertain, and July and August are perfect for al fresco meals. The wines of France’s Roussillon, Languedoc, and Provence regions offer styles and tastes to suit any gathering. All three regions produce millions of hectolitres of white, red, sparkling, rose and […]

Turmeric (Curcuma Longa).
Food

Turmeric (Curcuma Longa).

Turmeric East Indians knew about the therapeutic and culinary value of turmeric 40 centuries ago, and sued it to the benefit of suffering people and for gustatory pleasures. Now, researchers have discovered that it could be much more valuable than the Indians of antiquity could have ever imagined. Best known […]

Saint John's, Newfoundland – Small, Friendly, interesting.
Travel

Saint John's, Newfoundland – Small, Friendly, interesting.

Saint John’s Most people never associate Saint John’s, the capital and largest city of Newfoundland with innovative gourmet food, but tourists are surprised at this city’s culinary liveliness. It is North America’s oldest city, founded before 1620. John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto was a Genovese) made landfall in Newfoundland June 24 […]