Author name: Olga Mecking

Olga Mecking is a writer, journalist and translator. Her articles have been published in The BBC, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and many others. Olga is also the author of Niksen. Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing When not writing or thinking about writing, Olga can be found reading, drinking tea, and reading some more.

Tea Around the World

Not everyone knows that December 15th is International Tea Day. I hadn’t known it myself if it weren’t for the fact that we had such a great post about coffee and since I am a tea drinker, I thought I’d check. Wikipedia explains: “International Tea Day is a day observed since 2005 in many tea […]

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Tips for appreciating different cultures in a non-diverse environment

Raising children in a multicultural environment is great: the children will learn that speaking different languages, having various customs and traditions, or different skin colours is normal. But not everybody lives in a place where that is the case. And for some more than for others, teaching cultural appreciation to children in a non-diverse environment

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