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Another Leipzig: New Leipzig, North Dakota

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Old links to our Leipzig on the other side of the world. But oh the beer...

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Erasmus Mundus and I

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My life changed quite a bit in 2010, when I got accepted into the Erasmus Mundus Global Studies Master’s program (EMGS), part of the European Commission’s big push for international academic exchanges and cooperation. I quit my job as a journalist at the StarNews in the U.S. city of Wilmington, North Carolina, sold all my furniture and got rid

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Cordoba-inspired travel poetry

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Journey through Córdoba, Spain - an ancient city that has stayed close to his heart in its hybridity, faded glory and simple pleasures.

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A first-time tourist in Germany

I traveled to Germany as tourist for the first time in March 2009, from the United States, spontaneously and without much preparation. I did buy a guidebook, but barely read it; mostly just made a line on the map with a highlighter linking the cities I’d like to fit into a whirlwind 6 days. I

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My jaunt through Milan Cathedral

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To celebrate Easter, I have decided to post some photos I recently took at the spectacular Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral). This one stands out among the many European churches I’ve seen during my travels. No wonder; according to its Wikipedia page, “the Gothic cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete,” having had some 80 architects and engineers

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#Haiku of the day (April 5)

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Daily haiku: Home – What roots could’ve meant/ The wanderer I’ve become/ Too far to turn back

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