My blog is already censored in China (meaning inaccessible) for which reason I don’t think this title will be much of a problem. How can it be anyway? It could be if I was Chinese and living in China. There, the topic Tibet is still as hot as anything and you better don’t mention it. Luckily, I’m not Chinese because I happen to be thinking about that little mountain region with the famous monks. Continue reading
I recently decided to take some days off the digital world. What is a better occasion than the holiday season and a trip to a remote town in the Swiss Alps? Continue reading
Italy has been repeatedly in the news for racism lately. The African workers in Italy – be it in vegetable plantations in Southern Italy or elsewhere – are one of the main targets of the Italian xenophobia.
Hardly any Italians would tell you that the workers coming from the far South are good for the country – even if none of them would like to do the jobs the Africans do. A very contrary view is the following: Continue reading
But really, the idea is not stupid at all. Let’s break it down: millions of people drive alone in their cars everyday. The funny thing is that many of them drive into the exact same direction. Shouldn’t it be possible to coordinate it somehow and share the ride? Continue reading
The Slow Movement is officially declaring war on “time poverty“. They believe that we need to slow down if we want to be able to make connections again and give our life meaning. The Movement has many different faces: Continue reading
Following the idea of “Burn calories, not fossil fuels” today is all about alternatives to cars, trains, buses and whatever loud things we usually use to get from A to B. And maybe, just maybe, also about realizing that sometimes there is no need to go to B. Continue reading
Do you believe in Climate Change? Do you know what Climate Change means in Ilulissat, in Tonga or Husavik? If not, it is time to find out!
24 Presenters, 24 Time Zones, 13 Languages, 1 Message is how the initiators of Climate Reality introduce their event. They further ask: “What can change in a day?” and answer simply: “EVERYTHING”. And that day will be September 14. Continue reading
It sounds terrific? Well, just host a foreign exchange student.
How does it work? Continue reading
Glen participants from all over Europe try to make you do exactly that. They want you to make your own idea and share it. Send a postcard from Africa telling your – or someone else’s – story. Together we can change the image this beautiful continent has in our minds.
“If you have ever thought that there is probably something else in Africa than poverty, hunger and war, then you are right here. Continue reading