Will you be travelling to Italy this summer? Knowing something about the history and culture of Italy can greatly enhance your experience. Here are five of our favorite books on Italy, a sampling to give you a taste of what to expect besides pizza and gelato: ROME: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A CITY by Christopher Hibbert. … More Read Your Way Through Italy
Author Peter Barber shares with us his take on being married to a Greek, the life he loves in Greece, and his new books. … More Adventures of an Anglo Greek Marriage
Many years ago, when I was in college, I met a young man who always wore large round glasses and white button-down shirts. He was studious and reserved, but always polished and cordial in his bearing. I liked him as soon as I saw him for the first time one September evening, while some of … More 5 Years of Books, 30 Years of Stories
Injured as young man in Ukraine in 1993, author Val Karren finds himself stuck in a hospital in Vienna. … More Viennese Hospitality
Wishing you could get out and go somewhere new and interesting? We have the solution! We’ve just published a new video to our YouTube channel that we think you will love. ‘Maastricht Has It All’ will show you the wonders and delights of our home town in the Netherlands: Maastricht. Never heard of Maastricht? It’s … More Armchair Travel: Maastricht Has It All
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?