Entrepreneurship Around the World

“If you have a brain, you are a startup.”

So says a sign in Krakow’s “Podgorze” district: once a Jewish Ghetto – home to the Schindler’s Factory of Spielberg’s infamous “Schindler’s List” – and now a hotspot for Polish entrepreneurs.  Amidst the uniform steely industrial warehouses, bits of color and life dart out: signs of the companies within, street art celebrating a reborn Poland, a waft of coffee from an edgy warehouse-turned-café (complete with chairs made of splintered wooden boxes covered in burlap coffee sacks), and splashes of paint – beauty amidst monotony, creation amidst a previous wasteland.

Read more at https://ei.ncsu.edu/entrepreneurship-culture-around-the-world/

Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast: A Getaway for Everybody

Last week, after I posted my article on “My Top 10 Experiences Around the World,” a reader asked why the Americas were not included in the list. Costa Rica is one of my favorite vacation locations in the world — here is an article and love letter to my Central American paradise. Read about it at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/heather-keleher/costa-ricas-pacific-coast-a-getaway-for-everybody_b_9482628.html

Costa Rica