Getting Lost, Getting to Know Another

In Lebanon, I used to pride myself on my excellent sense of direction- you could put me in any car and I would know exactly where I going. And I thought that skill would be transferable once I moved to NL, because I could read a map. Turns out, I was very wrong. Although my…

Even Bikes Are Designed By Gender

You know how¬† the Lebanese are obsessed with way-beyond-their-annual-salary-fancy-so-big-they-block-traffic-in-the-already-too-small-roads-of-Beirut-cars? The same can be said about the Dutch and their bicycles. I think saying they are everywhere would be an understatement. Of course, I’m all for bikes, for the obvious environmental reasons. I’m not too fond of them though because I never really learned how to…