Should you visit a city after a natural disaster?

Should you visit a city after a natural disaster?

When the earthquake struck on September 19, 2017, the residents of Mexico City had just finished their annual drill. It was the anniversary of the 1985 8.1-magnitude quake that killed some 10,000 people. Every year on that date, the city runs through safety drills, in the hopes that if a...

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Making sense of Czech culture: What’s with the attitude?

Making sense of Czech culture: What’s with the attitude?

This is the first of a series of blog posts about various parts of Czech culture that are usually not covered in guidebooks: bathrooms, public transportation, tipping and other subjects that are not as romantic as the views, restaurants and entertainment that most books and blogs cover. These are the...

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