Canceling Travel Plans?

by Christine Karren With the arrival of the Corona virus on every continent of the world besides Antarctica, a lot of people are taking precautions. We started by washing our hands more carefully and frequently, and avoiding contact with possibly contaminated surfaces. Next we were buying out the stocks of hand sanitizers, toilet paper, and … More Canceling Travel Plans?

5 Most Romantic Getaway Ideas in Europe

By Val Karren Every year in the midsummer week, I take my wife away on a romantic getaway to commemorate our wedding anniversary. While Europe has a long list of exciting destinations with fascinating history and inspiring works of art and architecture, they are also filled with lots and lots of people. Our modern, hyperconnected … More 5 Most Romantic Getaway Ideas in Europe

For Cultural Understanding: A Different Concept of Space

The Netherlands is home to some seventeen million people, and is one of the most densely populated countries in Europe.  To add to that, Dutch people are statistically the tallest in the world, so the result is a lot of big people living very closely together. Not a square meter of this scarce, valuable land is ever wasted. … More For Cultural Understanding: A Different Concept of Space