Best places to visit in India

India is a culturally rich and diverse country, constituting varied heritages and innumerable places to visit in its vast geographical landscape. However, there are different places in India ranging from the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean that are unique and beautiful in their own way. Below are the top ten places to visit in India, read on and drive on […]

Things to do in and around Paramount California

The most famous attraction in the city of Paramount is the public ice rink called Iceland. This Olympic-size ice skating rink was first opened to the public in the early 1940s by a part-time inventor named Frank Zamboni. Zomboni later patented the Zamboni ice machine, which is still used in ice rinks around the world. The Iceland rink is open […]

New book explores the cultural richness, history and current political situation of Brazil

Anyone who pays attention to global problems knows that Brazil, the largest country in the world physically and the eighth largest in the world, has been in a financial crisis for several years. Most Americans, however, do not understand what is at the core of that crisis, or how recent events, including Jair Bolsonaro’s election in 2018, have affected it. […]

Qatar gearing up: ahead of the 2016 Olympics

Qatar, host of the 15th Asian edition held from December 1 to 15, is gradually dressing up for the sporting event. Qatar has been preparing for the Games for the past two years. All the infrastructures are now ready for the games. In addition to roads being widened, some buildings are also being redesigned or renovated, while some are being […]

Think Global Act Local: A Case of McDonald’s Global Strategy

The impact of culture on international business has led to emphasizing the concept of glocalization. The following reasons highlight the importance of adopting a strategy tailored to a particular culture in international business. These reasons are: – The international marketing scheme is affected by globalization and cultural differences. The distinctive cultural character has affected the strategies adopted in international management. […]

Jungle notes – The rainy season

It rains non-stop in this small Caribbean town. It has rained incessantly for 3 days in a row; the only exception was the first day after the night of my arrival. Unfortunately, I spent that beautiful first day inside the local jungle internet cafe working on my website, falsely assuming there would be plenty of time for the beach. In […]

Some of my notes from Bermuda

A vacation involving some “island time” had been long overdue, as it had been over 25 years since my last visit to Bermuda, and my husband had never been to this beautiful little island. Bermuda is one of the most cosmopolitan of all the Atlantic Caribbean islands. This small island has an old British influence, an international banking presence and […]

multicultural chaos

There we were, newlyweds, living thousands of miles from either of our homes, in Durham, NC, where he was studying medicine. My husband was from Texas and I was from the north shore of Chicago. We ourselves come from two different cultures, and now we are together in a new one. It turned out to be culture shock on top […]

EzGro Garden Product Review

If you are new to gardening and looking for an easy way to grow organic food, I have the perfect solution for you. In this article, I will give you a real life EzGro Garden review. This was the first hydroponic system my family used. We were complete newbies when we bought the EzGro garden. I must admit that this […]