What a refreshing change: Bohinj seeks symbiosis where tourism is secondary to local sensibilities

Making tourism work has at times been hard going for the Bohinj region of Slovenia during the last few years. If losing hundreds of guest bedrooms as the inexorable decline and eventual closure of historic hotels the Zlatorog and Bellevue wasn't a bitter enough pill to swallow(along with deteriorating fortunes at the Ski Hotel Vogel…

How the Sixteenth Century wisdom of Martin Luther relates to Covid-19

In the year 1527 theologian and prominent Protestant reformer Martin Luther chronicled in a letter to the Reverend Dr. Johann Hess, a fellow German Lutheran theologian, the regimen he was undertaking to reduce the chance of being infected by a Bubonic Plague sweeping through Wittenberg, the university town where the 33-34 year old Luther was…