Travel - Page 20

Freed and trapped by a nomad lifestyle

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Wanderlust: Is it a matter of nature or nurture? In my travel column this week, I talk a little bit about our collective evolution as wanderers and settlers and my own path as a member of a "transnational tribe" of sorts - which has enriched my existence but brought me its share of heartache and

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I left Leipzig but Leipzig never left me

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Fellow journalist and blogger Débora Miranda describes how moving from Lisbon to Leipzig changed her life. Several years later, it has led her to write a book about her experiences as a European (and world) citizen since that very first step in 2006.

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On interning with the UN around Europe – some ins and outs, ups and downs

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It's not necessarily easy to land an internship with the United Nations system. And it's not only because it's competitive and you often need to "be at the right place at the right time" or "know the right people," but also because it's expensive. Luckily, I had a scholarship that covered my Master studies tuition

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Reflections on Sleep Made Sullen

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For some reason, I understood and yet didn’t understand what was spoken because in the dream I began to cry.

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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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