Oldcontinent

August 28, 2019

When the Bulgarian border was a “killing zone”

by Bilgin Asanov

A little background and a few facts about the time when the Bulgarian border was a "killing zone"… The myth that Bulgarian borders were a safer escape route than the internal German border between the GDR and FRG led to thousands of lives being torn apart, and the deaths of at least 130 people – not only among the fugitives, but also border guards in Bulgaria's "killing zone". […]
August 28, 2019

Après Déjeuner

by Leonor Carvalho

Après Déjeuner is a small editorial piece that came about after I was challenged to express my idea of Europe. It stemmed from a masterpiece of Édouard Manet—Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, known in English as The Luncheon on the Grass—and what it truly communicates. […]
August 28, 2019

Metsähallitus on the sea

by Aija Nieminen

They say that one picture is worth a thousand words, and often it is true. This article is written about a picture (below), which gives rise to many questions, but it also describes well the essence of marine biology as a field of study. Usually, the boat is packed with as much items as expertise. […]
August 22, 2019

by Kiril Garov

The video tells the story of the village of Chavdar, which has successfully implemented a number of European projects. […]
August 22, 2019

by Kiril Garov

The video tells the story of the village of Chavdar, which has successfully implemented a number of European projects. […]
August 22, 2019

FROM EUROPE WITH LOVE

by Leonor Carvalho

In 1929 the Belgian newspaper Vingtième Siècle launches on its youth supplement Petit Vingtième the first story of The Adventures of Tintin titled “Tintin in the Land of the Soviets”. The scene that really caught my attention was that at a certain moment before the departure to the unknown, Tintin's companions asked him to bring a postcard from Russia as if it was a holiday souvenir. […]
August 22, 2019

by Erik Engelro

The aim of the ECOnnect project is to build on the methods and knowledge available about the underwater nature of the Botnia-Atlantica region, and combine it with the latest future forecasts, from SMHI in Sweden and FMI in Finland, to create a concrete picture of how the future coast and archipelago will look like in a hundred years. […]
August 22, 2019

by Fanni Borbás

August 22, 2019

A Hope For A Better Place

by Nicolò Emanuele Passaro

I'm an Italian guy. One of the many young people in the world who believes in the potential of travel as personal growth and community well-being. Today, I know with certainty that it is the journey that allows you to broaden your mental horizons, but it was not easy to come to this conclusion, obvious for many but not for me. […]