While reading a recent entry from Om Malik , we discovered Coupa Cafe located in Palo Alto (California). Coupa Cafe is the flagship store of the Arabica Coffee Company based in Caracas, Venezuela. Its aim is to showcase premium coffee and chocolate from Venezuela. The chocolates come from Chuao Chocolatier (Carlsbad, California) named after the Chuao region of central Venezuela that produces famous cacao. We look forward to a future trip to California for a chance to sample Coupa Cafe's tropical fares.
I recently signed up for InBubbleWrap, a daily offering by people of 800 CEO Read of 25 copies of one book. Today's selection is "The Ape in the Corner Office" by Richard Conniff. It rekindled memories of situations where I have found myself and I am sure you have as well, I call that the domino effect or sometimes the hammer. I am not sure that laughing off the situation will always go down well...
As the weather gets more wintry this Thanksgiving week, reading about the slow pace of Trancoso, located 300 miles south of Salvador de Bahia makes one feel like planning for a quick escape. Visit Trancosobahia Facebook Page and and you get treated to a vision of heavenly beaches, nearby tropical forest and life in slowlane. ( 'Trancoso, Bahia Church photo from Trancosobahia Facebook page)