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Post-Brexit divorce: EU can keep the kids?

in Opinion/Politics
Will we be moving post-Brexit? Photo credit: thomas.kopf on VisualHunt.com / CC BY-NC

It is still not clear whether Brits will be able to move to another EU country – for example, leaving Germany to take up a new job in Spain – without getting visas and work permits after 2019.

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Freed and trapped by a nomad lifestyle

in Culture / Entertainment/Philosophies/Travel
Moroccan salesman encountered at Atlas Mountains, Morocco, January 2010.
Moroccan salesman we encountered on our journey across the Atlas Mountains toward the Sahara Desert, Morocco, January 2010. Photo by A. Ribeiro.

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 perhaps an irremediable lack of roots. I will also be sharing some of my views on the subject, and more, on Radio Blau’s Continental Subway tonight at 10.

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I left Leipzig but Leipzig never left me

in Leipzig/Travel
Debra at Pushkin, photo courtesy author

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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