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5.25.05—Day 150 Budapest, Hungary

Ten years ago today my journal entry begins with the phrase, “Ben is so drunk right now, and it’s awesome”. The entry was written in the early hours of the morning, sometime around 3am, after Ben had finally passed out and we were well on our way from Budapest to Zurich. 4,061 more words


Good Germans Make Good Neighbors – Wealth & Prosperity in Landlocked Eastern Europe

A recent article in The Economist magazine discussed the nation of Bolivia’s fight to regain coastline that it lost to Chile during the 19th century. Bolivia is the poorest nation in South America. 1,208 more words

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7. The Lei After Tomorrow: Castles and Kebabs in Romania

Average Living Costs Backpacking in Romania

  • Country: Romania
  • Language/s: Romanian, English
  • Currency: RON – Lei
  • Arrival: 3rd of May 2015
  • Departure: 18th of May 2015…
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21 to 22 ... The year of my life!

15 May 2014 – A surprise from my friends at 00:00 at home found me working on my essay to apply for a scholarship at Bucharest Summer University 10th edition, without knowing that my work on this essay and the absence of my boyfriend that night, would mean so much about how all my time of being 21 would go. 1,078 more words


Выбор Польши и чем это грозит России

На состоявшемся вчера втором туре президентских выборов в Польше победу, во многом ожидаемо, одержал Анджей Дуда, кандидат от печально известной партии «Право и Справедливость».  Сегодня мы постараемся понять кто же такой Анджей Дуда и чем его избрание грозит нашим непростым отношениям с Польшей.

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56th Venice Biennale | Eastern European Pavilions

Respiro, by artist Sarkis, for the Turkish Pavilion at the Arsenale.

This blog post from Vienna Contemporary Mag provides a good overview of the Eastern European Pavilions.

TOC: Russian Media & the War in Ukraine (=JSPPS 1:1)

“Russian Media and the War in Ukraine”
Vol. 1, No. 1 (2015). Paperback. 334 pp. €34.00. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag​ 2,417 more words