Last week we introduced the category of cereal grains with gluten.  This week we shall complete the chapter by listing gluten free grains for those who want to – or who have to – consume gluten free food.

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4/10/2018 - 3:41 pm

Tour Through Venezuela

This week we will stay in Latin America and, following up on last week’s tour through Brazil, we will visit another beautiful country - Venezuela. Did you know that Venezuela got its name from the Italian city of Venice and that it means "Little Venice"?

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Another week has passed, and we are providing our fortnightly bulletin of upcoming festivals around the world. With our regular listings you won't  miss the unique opportunity to participate in one of the approaching events. Check out the first half of October.

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2/10/2018 - 10:35 am

Brno in Photographs

In our new series about University cities we are going to link the universities with the visual features of each host city. First in line is Brno - the second largest city in the Czech Republic, and one which truly has the status of a student town. Check out all that you can visit while studying in Brno.

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Bread has been an important factor in the human diet since the earliest times. Bread also appears in many idioms and sayings, and bread exists in most cultures in various forms. The importance of flour as the crucial ingredient in making bread is obvious, and it isn’t limited to bread. Today we examine the usual and unusual uses of cereal grains.

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25/9/2018 - 3:23 pm

Tour Through Brazil

Following up on the tour through Canada that we made last week, there is another place in the New World that we would like to take you to.  Located in Latin America, Brazil has plenty to offer: fabulous scenery, diverse ethnicities resulting in a very rich culture, and also the famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

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"I am a lawyer and I am in prison."...They can be absurd, cynical, poetic, sarcastic, or unexpected, and their importance is undeniable. The opening line has the power to draw you into a book in anticipation of the the words that follow. Here we have collected some of the most evocative opening lines, which may influence your next choice of a book to read.

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In many countries, specially Asian countries, rice is the essential ingredient in many dishes. Apart from the obvious cooked rice there is an unlimited range of delicious dishes that will satisfy your taste buds and persuade you that rice is far more than just a side dish. Just make sure to use the right rice for the various cuisines and dishes.

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12/9/2018 - 4:32 pm

Tour Through Canada

Because travel for pleasure doesn't have to end with the onset of autumn, we continue our virtual tour through individual countries via photographs.  Following Russia, which we featured last week, we continue this week with a visit to Canada, another spectacular and multicultural country, this one with two official languages.

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Last week we re-started our regular fortnightly bulletin of festivals around the world. Don't miss the most engaging events from the fields of music, dance, film, and many others.  The following events are scheduled for the second half of September.

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