Archive for ‘Books & Product Reviews

August 1st, 2014

AirBNB.com

AirBNB.com Airbnb.com is a service dedicated to finding alternative dwelling rentals for the traveler and adventurer who does not what to spend money on a hotel or is looking for […]

July 1st, 2014

Air Travel

Air Travel Is it better than a long caravan or sea voyage? – yes. Are some flights better than others? – oh, heck yes. Are some seating configurations better than […]

June 1st, 2014

American Pastoral, by Phillip Roth

American Pastoral, by Phillip Roth Ok, so it won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize.  It really is a work of art and it caused a real dialogue between the reader and […]

May 1st, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street Our view is a bit different from the side of frauds.  One only has to see the destruction that fraud wrecks upon their victims to […]

April 1st, 2014

Victorinox Luggage

Victorinox Luggage Rarely do we pen a complaint on an item a book or a service, but here is a case worth bringing up. The Victorinox Spectra 26, Hardside Spinner, […]

March 1st, 2014

CBonds.info

CBonds.info We were recently tasked to track down some very unusual bonds from some developing nations including a few with in the CIS States.  In doing so we ran across […]

February 1st, 2014

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

  Your editor had a chance to fly on one of Qatar Airlines 787 from London to Doha just a while ago.  As always I requested a window seat not […]

December 1st, 2013

Crystal Deodorant

Crystal Deodorant We had an interesting research project on deodorants and in specific the relatively new crystal deodorants that originated in Thailand. We learned that our western cleanliness lends to […]

November 1st, 2013

Mugabe’s War Machine, by Paul Moorcraft and Knox Chitiyo

Mugabe’s War Machine, by Paul Moorcraft and Knox Chitiyo ISBN-13: 978-1848844100 p from $18.00 to $35.00 USD Cited from the Amazon Summary: Mugabe’s dictatorship had survived due to the vicious […]

October 1st, 2013

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio – Author

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio – Author Our author of choice is Le Clézio, who in our opinion is a very accomplished author. We have read; Desert, Fever, Mondo and Other […]