It started with Greta Thunberg, the 16-years-old Swedish girl with long braids who refused to go to school. Instead, she sat down in front of the Swedish parliament to fight climate crisis. Almost every Friday since August she brought her handwritten placard “Skolstrejk för klimatet” protesting. What is the point of going to school if

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Where to even start. Hoi An has multiple cafes and restaurants, to find your favorites you have to explore a bit. And when you think you have tried them all, you have only scratched the surface. The amazing part about all these restaurants is that the selection of foods are wide. If you’re craving indian,

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They were hundreds of thousands. Women, girls, babies, transgender. They were singing and protesting, drumming and dancing, they flood the streets. All of them pushing for action on gender equality. To stop gender violence, men from killing women, so-called femicidios. “Girls, not mothers” was one of this years most important messages, after a 11-year-old girl

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The runner up to our long weekend we got a heads up to go to Accra. Because during this week there is an international break around the world, which means that the national teams are playing qualifying matches to the Africa Cup of Nations against Kenya. Ghana’s national team or as they are famously known

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Hello and welcome to my first blogpost! In this post I want to tell you about our weekend trip to Halong Bay and Hanoi. It is really nice to have the opportunity to travel when we are in Vietnam. And when we got a long weekend, with 5 days off school that’s exactly what we

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When you need a break from the porteño pizza, beef and light-salted milanesa, the Chinatown, “Barrio Chino” in Spanish, is a good option. Whether you like to cook Vietnamese, Thai or Indian food at home, this is definitely the place to come shopping the ingredients (our to get a sweet fortune cookie). Located along some

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If you ever decide to rent a car and drive, following the coast line of Ghana you will notice something standing out from the ordinary. A series of enormous white castles spread out along the coast. Many of these are Ghana’s most popular tourist attraction, heck just in Elmina and Cape Coast alone you have

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A visit to the ESMA memorial museum in Buenos Aires, is a visit to the last civic-military dictatorship (1976-1983) and the terrorism committed to the Argentinian people. To Argentina’s dark past. Although it might seem surprising, the former military detention facility is located along the busy Avenida Libertador, one of the principal avenues north of town,

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In between the lecture period and the group paper period, we got a long weekend to relax and do as we pleased. Most of our class went hiking whilst others travelled to other cities in Nepal like Chitwan or Kathmandu. I and five other students did the Mardi Himal Trek whilst others did the Poon

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I love the first two weeks in a new country. The new impressions, the new smells, the scenery, the noises and how it all connects into a picture of what to expect the coming semester in Cape Coast, Ghana. Everywhere in town there are speakers that thump the latest from Ghana’s top charts. Children as

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