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2018: The Year of the Backpack

2018 was a wild ride at Autobahn speed: We moved from London to Berlin, moved apartments twice in Berlin, Mari Kondo’d our possessions five times in the first half of the year, did a whole lot of visa runs to Eastern Europe, quit a job, moved out and didn’t move in anywhere else, traveled straight …

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A Communist Palace in Pictures: Casa Ceaușescu

Ever wondered what the urban palace of the leader of one of the most repressive totalitarian governments in the history of the modern world looked like? Casa Ceaușescu (or the Ceaușescu mansion, or the Primăverii Palace) was the private residence of Romania’s head of state during the latter half of the 20th century, Nicolae Ceaușescu. I love a …

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