Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2011’

  • French Wine with Cookies Improves the Appetite

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    Who ever heard of drinking fine French wine with cookies? I hadn’t until my husband and I found ourselves in Sancerre, France. There we were introduced to the croquet de Sancerre, a twice-baked almond cookie best described as a French biscotto. This small, deliciously crunchy …

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  • The Wind in Our Beer

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    On a warm, cloudy day one May, my husband and I were exploring an absolutely out-of-the-way, non-touristy Dutch village in Friesland, a region in the north of the Netherlands. Our trajectory from the canal where we left our boat was unquestionably toward the slowly revolving …

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  • A Yodeling Serenade in Switzerland

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    While having lunch in Bern, Switzerland, last June, we expected to enjoy the cobblestone streets and 15th-century terraced buildings near the café. We expected to savor the food—we had ordered an Alpine specialty called käseschnitte, which is bread sprinkled with white wine, covered with ham, …

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  • Show a Historic Sensibility or Simply Start a Conversation with Antique Maps

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    Vintage maps, including panoramic (bird’s-eye) views, are elegant and historic pieces of art found in many of the country’s best museum collections. These vintage art prints are high-quality digital scans of the actual antique maps. The early days of mapmaking highlighted the pioneering spirit of a bygone …

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  • 120,000 Copies of the Illustrated Guide to Incoterms® 2010 Have Now Been Distributed Worldwide

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    World Trade Press recently reported that 120,000 copies of its Illustrated Guide to Incoterms® 2010 have now been distributed worldwide as a downloaded pdf and in print. Incoterms® 2010 is a set of uniform rules for the interpretation of commercial terms defining the costs, risks, …

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  • YouTube Video about the
    Dictionary of International Trade
    by Author Ed Hinkelman

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    The World Trade Press Dictionary of International Trade is the most respected and largest-selling dictionary of trade in the world. With more than 340,000 copies in print, the 9th edition of this industry standard handbook is now in use in more than 100 countries by …

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