Month: May 2013

Book Review: Going to Teheran.
Book Reviews

Book Review: Going to Teheran.

This is an excellent, well-written, frank and courageous book, suggesting to change American foreign policy in general, more so towards the Islamic Republic of Iran. President Obama’s administration, including all others preceding it, have taken an antagonistic attitude towards the mullahs, setting policy in the oil-rich countries in the Middle […]

Book Review: China goes global.
Book Reviews

Book Review: China goes global.

The author is one of the world’s leading experts on China. He has been visiting the country annually since 1979, and has witnessed how its economy evolved, once late Deng Xiaoping successfully implemented his economic revolution. Ever since then China’s economy has been outperforming almost all others in the world […]

Book Review: Melissa’s 50 best plants on the planet.
Book Reviews

Book Review: Melissa’s 50 best plants on the planet.

The Internet is full of recipes, newspapers and magazines print thousands of them annually, yet publishers never stop printing cookbooks. This cookbook/book may be considered one of the best in a long time. While the majority of North Americans consume inordinate amounts of meat, and seafood, many are now starting […]

Book Review: The great deformation.
Book Reviews

Book Review: The great deformation.

This book explains brilliantly of why America stranded on the fiscal cliff – and how the $ 20 trillion in deficits lurking below will paralyze Washington and the economy for years to come. The author was the budget director of R. Reagan, and knows the budgeting process intimately including inside […]

Amazing Deals for UK Holidays.
Travel

Amazing Deals for UK Holidays.

Spending a week or two at the coast is all part of memories of childhood. The intense excitement of the journey, the arrival followed by an immediate sense of impending adventure, is seared into our memories for all time. Just for the memories and the adventure alone, UK holidays are […]

Taking a Wine Tasting Tour in Paris.
Travel Wine

Taking a Wine Tasting Tour in Paris.

Whether you are experienced in the art of wine tasting, or you have only just stumbled upon the great world of wines, you really need to pay a visit to the home of fine wine and experience some of the best wine tasting events in the world. Of course I […]

Book Review: The Elements of Dessert.
Book Reviews

Book Review: The Elements of Dessert.

Francisco Migoya, an accomplished pastry chef with a brilliant career, and now professor at the Culinary Institute Of America, takes a unique and very successful approach to a dessert book. It is a well researched, fact based, detailed and presented book that ought to be in the library of every […]

Europe’s most famous theme park.
Travel

Europe’s most famous theme park.

The growth of long haul travel resulted in many Europeans crossing the Atlantic. Often their destination was Florida, and Orlando became the number one target. That was because it was the home of Walt Disney World. The quality of the attractions was plain to see. It might have superficially been […]