Berlin prepares for a snowstorm in renting prices

Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article affirming that the Millennials generation is leaving the American urban centers to build a life in the suburbs. Feels like a 'déjà-vu'? Fifty years ago, the baby-boomers did exactly the same migration, but this time the young adults are not seeking green lawns and white fences, they are indeed running from high rent…

From Eastern to Western Europe: experience of a…

University resumed through the course of September for a new year, meaning that it was also the start of Erasmus semesters for lots of students. The cross-border exchange is European wide and can take people from one…

Political rest dies in the sea as rescuers…

Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms has been rescuing thousands of migrants in the last years, in an attempt to protect their lives. However, some Spanish and Italian politicians do not trust in this organization’s integrity…

Netherland taken by thousands during climate strike

The world felt the power of the new generation this Friday (27), when thousands marched on the streets asking for actions against climate changes. Euroscope went to The Hague, in The Netherlands, to cover the…

EU environmental laws trickle down to your town

The G7 happened for its 2019 edition on a weekend starting on 24 August and brought with it new discussions on the environment.  France hosted this year’s summit and greeted the seven members plus two…

Vaping – The solution in the UK to…

‘It’s just like a candy shop. They sell every flavour you desire.’’ Dutch student Lotte Douwes (22) tried to quit smoking by starting vaping. She chose the flavours sunrise and fruity yoghurt and enjoyed her…

The son of Utopia, Laurent Gaudé tours with…

A week ago, the famous French writer Laurent Gaudé came to Amsterdam to promote his book “Nous, l’Europe banquet des peuples”. Published just before the elections in May, this poem about Europe's History, according to…

Europe, can you hear me?

Student at HU University of Applied Sciences, in Utrecht, Netherlands, José Jurado is on a mission to become a sign language teacher. Born deaf, he wants to reunite his both cultures, the hearing and the deaf, to transform Europe into a more inclusive environment.  Between us, no words or sounds were exchanged. Sitting in front of me, his eyes seem to want to talk, however, his hands where doing all the action, dancing, moving, expressing themselves. These gestures are not insignificant: they are José’s words.…

Worth a shot: Tough new laws spark an…

In Lithuania, people jokingly used to tell stories about how people from Finland travelled across the gulf from Helsinki to Tallinn to buy cheap booze. However as the Lithuanian government, inspired by Finland, in recent…

Marina Marcondes

[caption id="attachment_10028" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo: Perrine Bast[/caption] With her long black hair and her tanned skin, Marina brings an exotic fragrance to our class. When you listen to her talk about her hometown, you feel…