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August 9, 2019

Controversy in Freedom Square

While researching her family history in Budapest, an American writer takes a walk through Freedom Square, encountering fresh controversy with every step. “Freedom Square” was named to celebrate the removal…
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Europe
August 5, 2019

Kosovo In Pictures

A photojournalist looks at Kosovo through the lens of a camera and gets a glimpse into the events that created one of the world's youngest countries. When I was 11…
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Europe
July 20, 2019

Conversations in Venice

20 million tourists visit Venice every year. However, Lisa Watson discovers that it is still possible to get a feel for local life - all you have to do is…
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Europe
June 24, 2019

To The Edge of Romania

A British woman travels to Gura Humorului in Moldavia to meet the grandmother of her Romanian partner. I had been anticipating the meeting for so long. Stef’s grandmother lived in…
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Europe
June 3, 2019

Fear and Loathing on an Irish Highway

While hitchhiking in Ireland, our writer stumbles upon a simple realization: We’re afraid of the wrong people. Our first time out of the country, my brother Ben and I spent…
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AsiaEssay / musingEurope
May 27, 2019

Love on the Road

From Vilnius to Mongolia, our writer reflects on a traveler's search for love. I noticed a dark eyed wanderer on the opposing couch at my hostel in Vilnius. James had…
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Europe
February 26, 2019

Madrid – Mysteries Overlooked

Madrid is a languid rush. As in all big cities, people look ahead and walk with purpose. Yet they move slowly. Pedestrians habitually pause in the middle of the street,…
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Europe
December 10, 2018

Cutting it Fine in Slovenia

Long-term travel means you have to do a few of those ‘normal’ things on the road… like eat fruit, buy new toothpaste, and… get a haircut. Our writer had put…
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Europe
November 14, 2018

In the Footsteps of Friedrich Nietzsche

One writer attempts to reconcile the serene landscape of Switzerland's Sils-Maria with the work of its most controversial former resident. In the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland, in the area known…
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Europe
November 6, 2018

Schloss Neuschwanstein Survival

A Stroll Through the Mountainous Bavarian Countryside Towards Schloss Neuschwanstein - the Castle That Inspired Disney - Proved More Daring Than This Writer Had Anticipated! It was a beautiful, bright, crisp…
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