Hennessy – more than just cognac

In 1745 the Irish ship captain Richard Hennessy, a fleet officer of the French king Louis V, discovered the region of Charente and the city of Cognac during battle. Enchanted by the beautiful French countryside, he chose this spot to create Hennessy 20 years later. He was known to have shared that it was only…

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There are no limits to music creativity in Amsterdam

For those who visit the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) for the first time, the experience can turn into a lasting cultural shock. Although prepared with enough information, during my first visit of this cultural event, I was unable to withstand the size and impetus of the festival. For 5 days, Amsterdam turned into a huge…

The Art of Meeting People

Paola Minekov acknowledges the importance of networking in her career. Talented artist and multimedia designer Paola Minekov has lived in London since 2008 and loves the capital’s vibrant cosmopolitan culture. The city’s contrast of the historic with the ultra modern energises and inspires her work. Paola also draws on her artistic heritage from her native…

Birth of a Network

Miroslav Bogdantsaliev saw a clear need for help with local business knowledge when entering foreign markets. Miroslav Bogdantsaliev arrived in the UK in 2000 and initially engaged independently with various building projects. His boldness of thought and intuition in finding new challenges to overcome gave him the impetus to create his first company Avalon Building and…