Please Don’t Go to Donostia

There isn’t much more that I can write about San Sebastián, or Donostia, as the city is called in Basque Country, that people don’t already know. Here’s a quick run-down of the highlights: The coastal city is beautiful, among the most beautiful I’ve visited. The amazing food–one of the food capitals of Europe–from the small […]

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Review: Lands of Lost Borders

The term “nation-state” is complicated in its application. “Nation” and “state” are often used interchangeably, but from a political science perspective, they’re two different things. A nation is a large body of people united by common ethnicity, culture, history, or language. On the other hand, a state is a political entity with set boundaries and […]

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