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The Maastricht Treaty Explained

The Maastricht Treaty Explained

By | January 9, 2017 at 8:00 am

With all the promotion for events like YO!Fest 2017, you will likely see the words "Maastricht treaty" being casually mentioned in emails, posts on social media, promotional texts and others. But what exactly is the Maastricht treaty and why is it significant now? These and more...

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The Reasons Why I Hate Christmas (But You Shouldn’t)

The Reasons Why I Hate Christmas (But You Shouldn’t)

By | December 25, 2016 at 8:00 am

+++ SPOILER ALERT!+++ This article contains high doses of sarcasm and hilarity. The author assures that no Santa's little helpers were harmed in the process of writing this article.    Christmas is coming and the most difficult time of the year starts for me. Well....

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10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Amsterdam

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Amsterdam

By | November 29, 2016 at 8:00 am

There is a riddle that asks you how you can turn the city of Amsterdam into a forest. The solution is quite simple: you take it up and flip it upside down, exposing the vertical wooden beams that serve as the city’s old foundations. From its early days as a small settlement in...

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10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Utrecht

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Utrecht

By | November 26, 2016 at 8:00 am

The city of Utrecht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, its name dating back to the bridge or ‘traiectum’ that the Romans built across a branch of the river Rhine along with their fortifications during the earlier days of the empire. The city still contains many...

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My Experience with Travelling with Interrail

My Experience with Travelling with Interrail

By | November 24, 2016 at 8:00 am

It was a hot, sunny mid-July day, when I received an unexpected e-mail from AEGEE-Europe. In fact, during the last year, as an Erasmus student, I’ve taken part in several surveys concerning the Lifestyle in Mobility project. That day, I saw myself rewarded for the effort, with...

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10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Ankara

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Ankara

By | November 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

The city of Ankara has had many names over the years, ranging from Angora to Ancyra. In the past, it was famous for the high quality of the wool of its local rabbits; nowadays still known as ‘Angora wool’. The city served as Atatürk’s headquarters as he strived to reform...

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Top 10 Scariest Creatures in European Folklore

Top 10 Scariest Creatures in European Folklore

By | October 31, 2016 at 8:00 am

Regardless of whether you celebrate Halloween in your country or not, you cannot help but be confronted with all kinds of creepy stories, movies and pictures. To share in the spooky atmosphere of the season, The AEGEEan has made a list of the top 10 scariest creatures in...

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10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Oviedo

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Oviedo

By | October 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

The founding myth of Oviedo, in the north of Spain, is amazing. It is a story about two monks, Máximo and Fromestano, who founded the settlement of Oviedo in a place that had been left untouched by the Muslim invaders of their time and the Roman invaders from before, and...

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Some Students Play the Lifestyle of the Erasmus Generation

Some Students Play the Lifestyle of the Erasmus Generation

By | October 1, 2016 at 6:00 am

A new project about the Erasmus programme is going to be developed in Rome: Erasmus Generation. Many European students will enjoy a TV series where the actors are not professionals, but normal students and young people like all of us.   The Erasmus programme is the...

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10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Nijmegen

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Nijmegen

By | September 25, 2016 at 11:00 am

Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, and with a history going back over two thousand years there is plenty enough to see and do when you visit. The city is located in the very east of the Netherlands and is quite easy and quick to reach from nearby airports, like...

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