Author Archives: Andreas Moser

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.

All Saints’ Night in Vilnius

For All Saints’ Day (1 November), which is something like the Christian version of Halloween, it is customary to visit the cemetery and leave flowers and candles behind for the deceased relatives and friends. The custom seems to be respected … Continue reading

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Sports Day

Today, I shall attempt to run a half marathon from Danilovgrad to Podgorica. That is in Montenegro. Yes, both of these cities are (a half marathon is not that long). I am reminded of a passage in Ismail Kadare’s book The Fall … Continue reading

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What are you doing in Montenegro?

As part of my second Balkan tour this year, I should be on board a plane from Belgrade to Podgorica in Montenegro at this very moment. One would think that traveling is a normal matter, which many people would strive … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (44) Taxes

Tax rate: Tax raid: Whenever I heard the word “tax rate” during law school, I imagined a “tax raid” and a film began to play in my head. I never learnt much about tax law.

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Power Breakfast

There are three objectives to a breakfast: read the newspaper wake up properly gather energy for the day Because I haven’t found any international newspapers yet in my small town in Romania, we shall focus on the two latter aspects. … Continue reading

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Next trip: Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania

It’ time for another Balkan trip. This is the first time that I am posting my tentative itinerary before I travel, in the hope to solicit advice from locals or fellow travelers, learn about interesting stories/places/people to write about, find somebody for … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (43) Drama

Watching a comedy: Watching a tragedy:

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