12 Reasons to Travel To Serbia

Serbia or Srbija was the heart and soul of the former Yugoslavia. India was a strategic ally of Yugoslavia and the historical ties between the two countries were very strong. Yugoslavia went through a tumultuous time in the 1990s. It disintegrated into Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Kosovo. There were […]

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10 European Countries to Travel With Irish Residence Permit and Indian Passport

Getting a Schengen Visa every time you want to plan your vacation, despite living in a European country can be a real pain. I live in Ireland, which is an EU country. However, it is not a part of Schengen borderless area. Being an Indian passport holder, I have to get a Schengen visa (Type […]

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The Darker Side of Dolphinariums

Dolphins are one of the smartest mammals. They can mimic voices, demonstrate empathy, grief, and joy. There are around 40 different species of dolphins. The Bottleneck Dolphin is the smartest of all dolphins. They are usually very social and easy to train. They have a friendly appearance and higher life expectancy (30-50 years) than most […]

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10 European Countries with High Immigration

The last decade has seen massive immigration to Europe from the Middle East. Europe is currently witnessing the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. There are several debates in the European Parliament about the security threat posed due to immigration, the right to seek asylum, the economic impact of mass immigration, and the assimilation […]

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Is Ireland Socialist or Capitalist?

Ireland is a democratic republic with a very strong Capitalist system. In fact, Ireland is more capitalist than the United States. Well, Ireland does have a Social Welfare System, but that’s just one point for socialism. The low Irish corporate tax system, high cost of attending universities, nepotistic politics, a higher number of millionaires per […]

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6 Dishes You Must Try On A Student Trip To Ukraine

Ukraine, the Eastern European country is often referred to as the ‘breadbasket of Europe’. The subtropical climate allows farmers to grow barley, millet, wheat, and rye. Despite the fact that Ukraine had been under Russian domination for over two centuries, Ukrainians have successfully managed to preserve their native culture, tradition and traditional cuisines. While borsch […]

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3 Airport Packing Hacks To Carry Extra Luggage Without Paying Excess Baggage Fees

How can I carry more luggage than my specified baggage limitations? I was allowed to carry 23 kg check-in luggage and a hand baggage (+an accessory like a laptop bag) not exceeding 12 kg combined. So, in total, I could carry 35 kgs of luggage. After getting all kinds of stuff lined up for my grad […]

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16 Non-Schengen European Countries Indian Students In Europe Can Visit Without Visa

The possibility of exploring new cultures and getting international exposure are the perks associated with an international master or study abroad. I still get goosebumps thinking about my first flight which happened to be from New Delhi to Paris. It was the first time I had been out of the country for a summer internship. […]

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11 Fascinating Things About Paris You Never Knew

Paris, the fashion capital of the world, houses grandiloquent monuments that mesmerize travelers from across the globe. While the Baroque architecture, the reminiscence of the French Revolution and World Wars can rekindle the history buff in you, the restaurants offer the perfect romantic dining experience with your better half. However, among so many obvious things, […]

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11 Places In Europe All Music Lovers Should Visit

No wonder William Wordsworth was mesmerized by the melancholic strain of the solitary reaper in the Scottish highlands that he didn’t understand but contemplated deep in his heart. That’s the beauty of music! The evolution of certain genres of music has been endemic to a place. However, very few places or cultural centers are actually […]

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Why Globetrotting In Your 20s Should Be In Your Bucket List?

I always knew I would study abroad during my college career. I applied and was accepted to my program of choice, and was thrilled to have the opportunity to see Europe again. However, in the months leading up to departure, I was struck with a strange anxiety about leaving home and being in a completely new environment. […]

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