Category Archive for: ‘General’

  • New Training and Marketing Tools

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    The World Trade Press website has a new Training & Marketing area, which contains links to all kinds of tools for promoting World Trade Press products. These include training resources such as product sheets and product slideshows, plus a variety of marketing pieces like press …

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  • World Trade Press Signs Partnerships in Australia and Japan

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    World Trade Press is proud to announce that it recently signed distribution agreements with two highly respected companies: James Bennett in Australia and the Maruzen Company in Japan. These companies will distribute the World Trade Press suite of online resources— including AtoZ World Business, AtoZ …

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  • Feature Added to AtoZ World Culture: Lesson Plans

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    The World Trade Press editorial team has added a set of 54 detailed lesson plans to the AtoZ World Culture online resource. For anyone teaching language arts, social studies, or a related discipline, these lesson plans will be a huge benefit—simplifying class preparation and engaging …

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  • Bird-Watching in the Netherlands

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    Millions of people the world over identify themselves as bird-watchers. I certainly enjoyed bird-watching while on board the steel-hulled boat we rented to cruise the lakes and canals of Friesland in the north of the Netherlands. Friesland and the neighboring area of Overijssel are known …

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  • Handmade Swiss Cheese

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    High in the Swiss Alps above the town of Grindelwald is a hamlet called Alpiglen, where my husband and I came upon a cheese hut. Cheese huts in the Swiss Alps are earthy cabins where industrious people spend the summer months making artisan Swiss cheese …

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  • Swiss Chocolate Frogs

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    I’m having trouble forgiving American chocolate makers for not taking chocolate to the sensory peaks I have experienced in Switzerland. Yes, I know most cows in the US don’t get to eat wildflowers all day in Alpine splendor. I also know we don’t have the …

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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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  • Historic Music Continues to Move Us

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    Throughout history, young female musicians have generally not had access to the large and celebrated organs in the churches and cathedrals of Western Europe and North America. On my vacation last summer in Geneva, Switzerland, I was stunned to see that times are changing. After …

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