Tag: European

Tasting Eastern European Wines
Wine Wine Reviews

Tasting Eastern European Wines

Ever since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., satellite states of the “union” have been struggling to expand their export markets beyond Russia that replaced the collapsed state. Georgia, due to political reasons, lost the lucrative Russian market, as did Moldova. Hungary had the vision to export to Western Europe and […]

Bargain European cities worth your attention.
Travel

Bargain European cities worth your attention.

For North American tourists, European destinations are very attractive. The continent is only an 8-hour flight away from the east coast, and hundreds of scheduled flights depart to London, Paris, Frankfurt am Main, Rome, and many other major cities. Connecting flights will take you practically every city in Europe. Most […]

European Delicacies.
Food

European Delicacies.

Gourmets regard western Mediterranean countries (France, Italy, Spain) as the cradle of gastronomy. Here, the climate is conducive to growing all kinds of vegetables, fruits, and olive trees. The land is fertile and sunny enough to grow deeply flavored cereals, green enough to sustain cows, and sheep, and rugged enough […]

Book review: Best European Fiction 2010.
Book Reviews

Book review: Best European Fiction 2010.

This anthology is collection of stories from 30 European countries written by well-established writers and others whose fictitious stories were never translated and published before. They are from Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Albania, Slovakia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Austria. Bringing together Irish plot twists with Albanian childhood, […]