Hungary vs the West — Service and etiquettes

My return to Western Europe has made me more conscious of life in Hungary and how radically different it is compared to the Netherlands, the UK, and Germany. In which aspects? In how you are treated by your fellow citizens. In Hungary there is a melancholy surrounding the people, especially the 50+ers. They have long…

Recent voting preferences in Dutch politics

I decided to write my first post on the Dutch political developments, for the last 2 months I spent there – just after the general elections were held on 12 September. So I have heard a lot about the formative stages of the government and the criticism that came along with that. Then, when I…