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The International Culinary Travel Association defines culinary travel as the “pursuit of unique and memorable culinary experiences of all kinds.” According to a 2006 study from the Travel Industry Association, one in ten leisure travelers reported that food or drink was a major factor in choosing their destinations. Vacations built around food and drink are [...]
French philosopher Henri Bergson stated it best that “In every wit there is something of a poet.” In fact, the rules of humour are analogous to those of poetry and lend themselves to include timing, precision, synthesis, and rhythm. These poetic or rather comedic fundamentals are the underpinnings of Russell Peters’ 20-year career.
It is evident [...]
Greater Vancouver realtors had their second busiest June on record this year as buyers jumped at lower property prices and near record low mortgage rates, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reported Friday.
Board realtors recorded 4,259 sales through the Multiple Listing Service in June, a 76-per-cent increase from the same month a year ago.
1) What does your role, as Mayor entail?
My role is multi-faceted, but if I had to state two things that are expected of me, it’s to listen and to provide leadership. My role is to work with the other members of council to ensure that Surrey is growing and developing as the kind of city [...]
The best diesel sport sedan on the planet?
The new BMW335d is a new twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder diesel engined sedan that slots smartly into the stellar 3-Series Line up. As a 2009 model, the 335d is also endowed with some styling changes, a restyled hood, headlights and front bumper that make for a more [...]
Chauffeur Not Included
Perhaps the only thing one does not get as a feature with the super luxurious long wheelbase Lexus LS600h is someone to drive the bloody thing for you.The hybrid engined LS600h sets new standards in the prestige super-luxury class courtesy of its state-of-the-art hybrid technology and features …oh you want luxury? “Well I‘ll [...]
· 1 medium-sized cauliflower broken into florets
· 2 tbsp cooking oil
· 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
· 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
· 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
· 1 tbsp green chilli, finely chopped
· ½ tbsp corn flour mixed with 2 tbsp of water
· Salt, to taste
· 1/4 tsp white pepper
· 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
· 2 tbsp [...]
The life of an athlete is not just about perspiration, it is about inspiration too. What could not be inspiring about those who have triumphed over enormous odds in their professional sports careers as well as their personal lives? Perhaps it is because of these human connections that we are drawn to stories recounting how [...]
Proclaimed to be the birthplace of western civilization, the cradle of an ancient empire that inspired famous thinkers and philosophers, and the home of dramatic ruins set amidst breathtaking natural scenery, Greece is a truly memorable destination for any traveller.
Walk in the footsteps of Aristotle and Plato through the narrow and meandering streets of historic [...]
For Bollywood’s original ’dreamgirl’ Hema Malini, beauty queen-turned-actress Aishwarya Rai is the only one who deserves the ’dreamgirl’ tagline among all the new age actresses. “Whoever is on top is the dreamgirl. I feel it is Aishwarya Rai,” Hema told reporters on being asked who, according to her, deserves to be called the ’dreamgirl’ nowadays.