February Yalta—Defeat Snat...

    When I read and study about tragic events of history, some make me angry, even enraged, while others make me just sad—plain old sad. The Yalta Conference in February, 1945 is one of my latter reactions. This conference took place in a Crimea resort in early 1945, between the three great powers aligned against Nazi Germany and Japan—Franklin Roosevelt, U.S. President, Winston Churchill,...

Why to Retire in Thailand?

By Eran Milo   The global downturn of the recent years has made it hard to ensure a secure, comfortable and stimulating retirement. The stage of retirement may be difficult for many, financially speaking. The balance of median retirement account of nearly retiring households is relatively low in many western countries, so that many people will most probably be dependent on benefits of the Social...

Support Team USA at Bocuse...

I belong to this Meant’Or group in support of Team USA at Bocuse d’Or 2015. I hope some of you foodies will chime in with contributions for our team. You may want to check out my article on the upcoming event. http://luxebeatmag.com/art-food/  ~MDH The Bocuse d’Or Culinary Competition is Around the Corner After months of training, it’s almost time for Team USA to head to Lyon,...

Common Skiing Mistakes

4 Misconceptions That Won’t Help  When You Hit the Slopes This Season Common Errors to Avoid from Sought-after Instructor & Keynote Speaker As the season gets underway and skiers of all levels journey to the snow capped mountains, chances are that a great many of them will do some things that won’t help their cause, says world-class ski instructor Chalky White. “You can boil down skiing to a few basic...

Statista Chart: Social Sen...

By Felix Richter I fall in the Linkedin group. I guess it shows my age. ~MDH   Bad news for those who dreadfully remember the day when they first received a Facebook friend request from either of their parents: your grandparents may be next! According to the Pew Research Center’s latest Social Media Update, 56 percent of U.S. online adults aged 65 and older are now using Facebook. That’s almost a...

Update from Lyon

Sherrie Wilkolaski and I are in Lyon for Sirha and Bocuse d’Or. It has been a whirlwind, as with our eight-hour layover in Madrid, we were up around 36 plus hours without sleep. So, we are recouping from big time jet lag. After checking in the Novotel Part Dieu, we ventured down to get a nice meal of cod. Then it was off to bed. We slept in until 10:30 a.m. so we could meet my dear and long time...

Add a touch of Tuscany to ...

By Karen Tedesco (BPT) – A recipe that is ideal for any occasion, from weeknight meals to Sunday suppers to get-togethers with friends, can be hard to come by. Tuscan Brined Pork Chops with Salsa Verde is a near-perfect answer for all of these occasions. Created by food blogger Karen Tedesco of the popular blog FamilyStyle Food, this recipe was inspired by her visit to Vinci, Italy, where she...

Why you should consider th...

By Tricia A. Howard (BPT) – A healthy diet can be the foundation of a healthy life. While there are many food choices and diet options, one diet consistently grabs the attention of researchers. “The Mediterranean diet has been, and continues to be, studied widely,” says physician assistant  a faculty member at South University, Savannah’s College of Health Professions. “I would recommend considering...

5 Amazing Reasons Why Flyi...

What if you could fly to various destinations without standing in lines, no security check, no crying babies with you and no toilet flushing! Chartering a private flight is the answer. It might be a little extravagant, but when you weigh the benefits, you will surely opt for it! This article will explain the convenience and financial reasons for hiring or owning a jet charter plane. Reason 1: Flying can...

A Holiday To Remember At B...

If you are planning your next holiday with friends or family, then it might be a good idea to visit Bali. There is no other place as Bali because of its great beaches, countless waves and many places to explore. Bali has something more than scenic beauty. There is special essence, a mesmerizing vibe that is hard to describe. It has something authentic that makes it warm and welcoming. Bali is one the...
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