The four Asian Tigers along with representatives from other countries including the US, UK, China, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands, South Africa, Philippines, Argentina, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, , Azerbaijan, India, Norway,Ireland, Israel, Australia, Malaysia, UAE and other countries meet with the Russia at the Eastern Economic Forum, which took place on September 3-5 in Vladivostok. The results of … More “Russian Bear” meets with “Asian Tigers”
Harry Houdini on Russia I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
Life on Reunion Island It is the people of Réunion who add a living soul to the ‘intense isle’. It is a true melting pot and a ‘rainbow nation’ far exceeding that of South Africa. After spending some time communing with nature in the mountains or amongst the coral, take time to experience a culture … More Mirror Reflections – Reunion Island & Russia
Life in Andorra People may tell you Andorra’s nothing but skiing and shopping. They might add that Andorra la Vella, its capital and only town, is a fuming traffic jam bordered by palaces of consumerism. (Fact: Andorra has over 2000 shops – more than one for every 40 inhabitants). They’re right to a point, but … More Mirror Reflections – Andorra & Russia
Life in Guadeloupe Who is the Girl in Guadeloupe? It’s a valid question, and my new life in Guadeloupe has me asking the same question as the days go by. Love can bring you many things and in my case it brought me an island, a sudden family with two kids, and the French language. … More Mirror Reflections – Guadeloupe & Eastern Russia
Life in Mauritius I’m sure it happens in other like-minded countries (which I won’t mention in case I upset Jean-Pierre from France!). But why am I charged more than a local? We’re not rich. What money we have, we worked hard for, and certainly didn’t make it by cheating people. Even … More Mirror Reflections – Mauritius & Russia
In Bulgaria Visiting the Buzludzha monument Over the years I’ve visited my fair share of abandoned buildings. They’ve always held a very strong attraction for me. Somehow, their silent decaying facades offer the perfect blank canvas for an introverted imagination like mine… literally allowing me to conjure up vivid images of the past in my … More Mirror Reflections – Bulgaria & Russia
Ponoarele is a commune located in Mehedinţi County, Oltenia, Romania. Here is a natural monument named God’s Bridge, a natural bridge formed when the ceiling of a cave had collapsed. The bridge is actually a 4 m thick rock arch, with an opening of 25 m and a length of 50 m. The natural vault … More Mirror Reflections – Romania & Russia
No matter where you live No matter your circumstances Life is to be celebrated Something to reflect on.
Every good story starts with a mystery, this one is no different. Given it’s location – in the North Caucasus, between the Black and Caspian Seas, Lake Goluboe is truly a mysterious place. The lake itself and the surrounding area are truly beautiful but the odor that comes from this lake isn’t that pleasant, it … More A Mystery, a Tragedy, Russia’s Lake Goluboe