Team Red in Bergamo (May 12-14)

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Welcome on board! Again on the fabulous Frecciarossa, Italy’s high-speed train. We are on our way from Napoli to Bergamo, but all three of us in our own cabin, if not our own train… Interrailing? A piece of cake. But only for some of us… Totally immersed in the many activities and conversations of our […]

Team Red in Udine (May 14-16)

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“If you don’t know the rules of the game, you cannot participate.” – Filippo When we ask interviewees about the responsibilities of a citizen, many assert that it is important “to know your rights.” However, this answer is often followed by a subtle head shake of confession when the interviewee is then asked whether he […]

Team Red in Eskisehir (May 6-7)

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It Saturday, May 6th, 9 in the morning. Together with 13 AEGEE- Eskişehir members, we are visiting a high school in Eskişehir. There are about 30 students, at 9am, I repeat, on a Saturday morning. First of all, thank you for that. The first exercise: Think of an object or an animal right now. Turn […]

Team Red in Napoli (May 9-12)

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“It is important to do something for your city. You don’t have to do great things and start a revolution, but something like taking part in an association (e.g. AEGEE), so you can create a better place. Like, here in Napoli, when I have people that come over, I show them the place. I show […]

Team Red in Izmir (May 7-9)

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The first thing you want to do after a 12-hour night train without sleep/food/shower is, by no doubt, to go to a barbecue party in the park with 50 members of AEGEE-Izmir (of which 30 (!) present at Agora-Enschede)… Lesson #1: Never ever get yourself a seat next to an automatic door. Especially not the ones that […]

Team Red in Sofia (May 2-4)

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What is the first word you think of when I say Civic Education? – (Crickets…) After a quick stop in Ploiesti, where our lovely hosts Tudor and his mom sacrificed their Labor Day for us in return for a series of selfies, we continued our journey to Sofia. In some languages, including Bulgarian, there is no […]

Team Red in Chișinău (April 27-30)

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“We had more fun here than in a whole week of school.” – “A whole week? A whole year!” That exchange between two high school students followed our first workshop in Chișinău, Moldova. We found ourselves in Chișinău on Thursday, April 27th, after riding a night train from Cluj-Napoca to Iași and, with some help […]