Adam Cox is joined by Omar Matadar, of Qasid Arabic Institute, to discuss why Arabic can be such a difficult, but rewarding, language to learn. They also discuss Islamic New Year, and how people across the globe celebrated the occasion. Omar also explains common words used in modern vernacular, taken from Arabic routes. https://www.qasid.com/
Adam Cox is joined by acclaimed chef and restaurateur from Santa Monica, Josiah Citrin, head chef and owner of the two-Michelin starred Mélisse Restaurant, and BBQ restaurant, Charcoal Venice, to discuss how to make the most out of BBQ season. He explains how he got into cooking and talks about some tricks he's picked up throughout his career as a chef. He speaks about the Friendship Cities agreement between Santa Monica and Brighton, and great food recommendations in both the UK and Santa Monica. www.santamonica.com
Adam Cox is joined by Dave McFadden, Managing Director of the Economic Development Division of the Port of Seattle, to look at why Washington State and the city of Seattle are ideal locations for holidaymakers this year. Dave offers some tips for first-time visitors and some of the 'must see' attractions in Seattle, in addition to elaborating on things found in Seattle which won't be seen anywhere else in the U.S.
Adam Cox talks to comedian James Mullinger, who left the UK for a new life in Canada. While James had moderate success in the London comedy scene, his career exploded when he made the move to Canada. James discusses why Canada isn’t the land of snow and ice that most people assume it is and that, due to its size, it’s actually much more varied than most Brits would know. He reveals how his unique perspective on Canada as an outsider helped his comedy career, and explains why Canada makes such a great place for a holiday.
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