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.

Easily Confused (48) Bank Holiday

Bank holiday in Britain: Bank holiday in Greece:

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The Railway in Romania

If you want to know what the rail system in Romania is like, you only need to walk to the train station in Târgu Mureș. You will recognize it by this sign: a panel of wood from an old crate, on which someone … Continue reading

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Next trip: Moldova and Transnistria

My birthday will be on 6 July. Strictly mathematically speaking, I will turn 40 then. Searching for a way to postpone this event or to prevent it altogether, an ingenious solution came to my mind, thanks to my legal education, … Continue reading

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UN: Eat more Insects to fight World Hunger

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) writes that eating more insects could help fight world hunger. I am doing that already: UN, FAO and world hunger, you are welcome for my help!

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Terrible Street

No matter how terrible you have been, you can still get a street named after you. At least in Brindisi, Italy.

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The End of the Rainbow

Finally I have discovered where the end of the rainbow is: off the coast of Sicily. (Photographed from the roof of my home in Rometta Marea on 16 October 2013.)

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My Encounters with Mexican Literature

Carlos Fuentes, the Mexican writer, has the following quote attributed to him: Writing is a struggle against silence. Of his many books, I have only read “Aura” and I wish he had remained silent. Whenever I visit a country, I try … Continue reading

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