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The Asia of Europe

After a couple of days lapsing in and out of reality under the influence of a self-prescribed dose of powerful antibiotics in Montenegro, I found myself lapsing in and out of consciousness in what appeared to be Southeast Asia. 1,880 more words


Monte-Negro Please!

We successfully made it out of Dubrovnik without committing suicide and continued south along the Adriatic coast to Montenegro. It was hands-down the funniest border crossing I’ve ever experienced – well, in Europe at least. 468 more words


Missing Links: A report on civilian war widows in Mitrovica

The latest report published by the Centre for Research, Documentation and Publication. Rudina Hasimja did the fieldwork, Nora Ahmetaj did the editing, I put together the data, completed the desk research and did additional interviews. 56 more words


60 Days Backpacking Europe

This summer I am leaving London for good (WOOHOO Just before winter hits) for a 60 days long trip backpacking Europe,  mainly around the Balkans which is part of Europe I have never visited before. 144 more words

Backpacking Europe

After the Flood: Mines and Mass Graves in Bosnia

‘An estimated 120,000 landmines still litter the Bosnian countryside since the end of the war there in 1995, making daily life a challenge for hundreds of thousands of people.  109 more words


Tomb found in ancient Greek city may be linked to Alexander the Great

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a vast tomb that they believe is connected with the reign of the warrior-king Alexander the Great, who conquered vast areas of the ancient world between Greece and India. 405 more words