Davy Jones' Locker. Aladdin's Lamp. The Grand 'Bizarre'. what if all these adventures were just waiting for you to stumble upon in some as yet unexplored land far away -- or maybe right in your own back yard? In The New Gullivers, seasoned traveller, commentator and entrepreneur Stephen Banick cleverly bridges past and present by encouraging us to become 'New Gullivers' -- committed explorers of the 'New World', the Age of Globalisation. True travel, Banick tells us, is much more than hop-scotching over the latitudes and longitudes of Landscapes; it also requires navigating the contours of Mindscapes and Soulscapes. Banick whets the reader's appetite for a whole feast of ambitious inner and outer opportunities for expanding our mental, physical and spiritual horizons. In a world ever-more defined by colliding tectonic plates and crashing tsunami waves, he appeals to the secret desire of 'Everyman' to Feel better, Have more, and Be more. States Banick: "The gullibility of the original Gulliver won't serve us in this New World. Still, those dragons on the horizon often turn out to be mirages -- even, friends."In this first of seven cleverly wrought books that comprise an introduction to The Gulliver Project, Banick & Co.
will be there to make sure you've packed your duffel bags with everything you'll need. Like Archimedes, he challenges us to 'lift the world' by first changing ourselves; and he remind us that we have everything we need to make this daunting age 'The Best of Times'.