The name "Karen" has become a meme, representing the stereotype of a middle-aged, middle class white woman who acts like she "can get whatever she wants." The term has divided people, but many who are actually named Karen say what is important is being aware of how some people use their privilege at the cost of marginalized groups.
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their COVID-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back.
None of France's three most iconic tourist sites will reopen when the country lifts most of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions next week. Some of Europe's other major cultural sites are also taking their time to reopen.