• Violence in Mexico: the risks of expat life abroad 

    Por En 19 de Agosto de 2013

    Reports in the media of the violent death of French student Esteban Jimenez Arcos in Mexico on 6 April, raised the question of the safety of foreign students abroad. The backlash of this incident has shaken the Mexican university exchange programme

  • Scampia, Naples: the suburb of dreamers

    Por En 13 de Agosto de 2013

    If hope is, as they say, the last thing to die, there are many other things which die first: wealth, love, and certainly dreams. Yet in Scampia, the notorious Naples suburb, the dreamers have not yet admitted defeat - quite the opposite

  • Young people on open borders as Croatia joins EU on 1 July

    Por En 1 de Julio de 2013

    Six years after Romania and Bulgaria joined, Croatia becomes the next and 28th member state of the European Union. The Croatian youth, who barely knew the war period of the late nineties, hesitate between enthusiasm for new freedoms gained, and scepticism towards the dismal economic outlook

  • Quinoa cool

    Por En 7 de Mayo de 2013
    Raspberries are no longer hip enough, it has to be Brazilian acai berries. A light green spirulina smoothie is so nineties, according to many health fanatics, when you can now sip on green kale. And who still cooks millet when it’s all about exotic quinoa? It’s enough to make natural food philistines dizzy, but what can and should you eat without being revealed to be 'uncool'?