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Things in Albania are constantly changing, whether it is new businesses popping up around town or shifting directors at the schools because of a recent switch in political power. 1,350 more words

Underground Belgrade walking tour

I usually take the free walking tours in the various cities I have been to, and this time I decided to take the underground walking tour of… 210 more words


Historical Perspective and the Position of Memoir

In the early going of Sven Birkerts The Art of Time in Memoir, Birkerts describes the act this way: “Memoir begins not with event but with the intuition of meaning — with the mysterious fact that life can sometimes step free from the chaos of contingency and become story” (3-4). 1,659 more words

Patricia Hampl

Ever tried Croatian cuisine?

I am Croatian and living abroad makes you miss your country but above all the cuisine. There is not better thing then going home to my grandma who is waiting with lunch.  392 more words


Eastern European Turquoise Getaway

Unfortunately, throughout my 15 country tour of Europe, I was only able to visit some destinations for a couple hours. To split up the monotony of long drives, I would stop mid-day in amazing destinations for a mere couple of hours before continuing on to the final destination for the day. 482 more words

Turquoise Compass

What Is the Real Impact of Migration from Eastern Europe to the UK? A Look at the Evidence

By Dan Jendrissek, an interdisciplinary PhD student in Social Sciences and Modern Languages at University of Southampton (@jendrissek). Dan is currently on the job market. 1,271 more words


In the memory of the forest

In the Memoryof the Forest by Charles T. Powers

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Occasionally one comes across a book by pure serendipity, and this is such a book. 610 more words