Month: July 2012

Kuala Lumpur.
Travel

Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur was established in 1857 at the confluence of the Klang- and Gombak Rivers. The city began as a mining settlement with the discovery of tin. Today, it is one of Asia’s most dynamic and clean cities. It boasts the world’s tallest twin towers, the old Moorish-styled […]

On Tourism and Tourists.
Travel

On Tourism and Tourists.

Some countries derive substantial benefits from tourism. Millions of low- or non-skilled are employed and the country earns “hard” currency. There are only a few tourist generating countries – the USA, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Scandinavian countries, Japan, and now increasingly, China. Certainly there are many […]

Book Review: Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting and orienting New Employees.
Book Reviews

Book Review: Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting and orienting New Employees.

This book addresses what is the most critical area today – employee recruitment. The author, Diane Arthur, a veteran of human resources management, has accomplished a truly remarkable feat by creating an oeuvre that every business owner, human resources manager, human resources professor, and prospective employee must read, assimilate, and […]

Changing Canadian Beer Drinking Preferences.
Beer

Changing Canadian Beer Drinking Preferences.

Canada’s two largest and dominant breweries (J. Labatt and Molson) observed and realized in the last three decades how small independent, and quality oriented breweries slowly but consistently gained market share, while per capita consumption gradually decreased. The third largest brewery, Sleeman, has contributed to the erosion, as have other […]

Italian Food Specialties
Food

Summer Food, Safety Tips and Fruits of the Sesaon.

In Northern Europe and regions of North America the short summers encourage people to organize as many garden parties or BBQs as practicable to entertain their friends and family, and to enjoy as much as possible sunshine, blue skies, breezes, and companionship. Bear on mind that outdoor parties may increase […]

Kumeu River Winery's Sensentional Chardonnays.
Wine

Kumeu River Winery's Sensentional Chardonnays.

This northern North island winery founded by Michael Brajkovich’s father in 1944 is now famous for its chardonnay wines that dramatically differ from others in New Zealand, or for that matter from any other New World winery. This is still a family operation of approximately 25 000 cases. The owner, […]