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Hungary’s richly spiced international cuisine

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hungary’s richly spiced international cuisine

Understanding the cuisine of Hungary, a landlocked country in central Europe, requires a look back at its history. Although it’s been the territory of the Romans, Celts, Vandals, Huns and Avars at one time or another over the centuries, the first true inhabitants of present-day Hungary where the Magyars — nomads who presumably originated east […]

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Vietnam ‘snow job,’ Lawrence of Arabia and Pol Pot

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Vietnam ‘snow job,’ Lawrence of Arabia and Pol Pot

At about the midway point between Pearl Harbor and the collapse of the Twin Towers, the United States was the victim of another giant surprise attack. The pummelling assault on Hué, the old imperial capital of Vietnam, close to the sea, south of the Demilitarized Zone, was the work of communist Viet Cong guerrillas and […]

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Indonesia: A world of wonder waiting for you

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Indonesia: A world of wonder waiting for you

When you work hard, you need to play harder. So why not recharge your batteries by travelling to Indonesia? It’s a place to relax your mind, reset your psyche and reconnect with your inner self. Indonesia is the biggest archipelago in the world; it will take you 37 years if you visit one island a […]

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New Arrivals – Winter 2018

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Winter 2018

New Arrivals Anthanase Boudo Ambassador of Burkina Faso Ambassador Boudo began his career as a collections agent for the directorate of treasury and public finances and the directorate of co-operation, where he worked from 1996 to 2001. Between 2003 and 2004, he worked with the standing secretariat for the National Council on Population. The following […]

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For the love of the salmon

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
For the love of the salmon

In the Rideau Club’s windowed room overlooking Parliament Hill, a sold-out crowd of 150, from business people and sports fishermen to ambassadors, ate mounds of land-based farmed smoked salmon, enjoyed fine dining and were captivated by the comically effective auctioneering skills of Rock Fournier. The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s 21st Annual Fall Run Dinner and fundraiser […]

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An elegant Turkish mansion in Rockcliffe

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
An elegant Turkish mansion in Rockcliffe

When you live in a Rockcliffe mansion with multiple receiving rooms, three guest rooms, 11 bathrooms, a spacious patio, expansive gardens and an address that is known to be elite, the best way to make it feel like home is to move in with some of your favourite art and pieces of memorabilia. That’s just […]

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Envoy’s Album – Winter 2018

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Winter 2018

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Natural wines: A growing ‘crush’ of many wine lovers

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Natural wines: A growing ‘crush’ of many wine lovers

Many of us share a growing interest in knowing where our food comes from and what happens to it along the way. Not surprisingly, this same curiosity has carried over to wine. Recently, natural wines have become less the secret buzz of sommeliers, and more the new crush of many wine drinkers. Whether natural or […]

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Of humpbacks and humans

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Of humpbacks and humans

People say that absolutely nothing compares to swimming eye-to-eye with a 30,000-kilogram humpback whale with a body as long as a rail box-car. They’re right. The humans call her Canopy. She is famous among snorkellers for her friendly, relaxed and trusting way with humans and her affectionate behaviour towards her male calf. Today, she is […]

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An invitation to visit ‘delicious Japan’

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
An invitation to visit ‘delicious Japan’

If you want a fresh experience from your overseas travel, visit Japan. Japan has been gaining popularity as one of the major tourist destinations in the world. In recent years, the number of foreign visitors increased significantly. After achieving a decade-long goal of 10 million visitors in 2013, the number more than doubled in the […]

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