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.

Where George W. Bush is still popular

I have never seen a “George W. Bush Boulevard” or “George W. Bush Square” anywhere in the world. For some reason, he is not very popular anymore. I am not even sure if there is any “George W. Bush Street” in … Continue reading

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Destiny

Having heard about destiny, fate, premonition and other similarly unreal esoteric concepts the whole evening, I decided to give it a try. I set out for a walk after leaving the bar, with no particular goal in mind, ready to … Continue reading

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Kon-Tiki

Preparing my trip to Easter Island, memories of Kon-Tiki leaped into my mind, one of the first travel/adventure books I read. Thor Heyerdahl and his crew did not sail to Easter Island in 1947, but further north, yet the underlying question if the islands … Continue reading

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The dog is watching out

(Photographed in Salvador, Brazil.)

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What do we eat in Peru?

Guinea pigs and cats. Seriously. The first time I walked past a restaurant in Peru that advertised guinea pig, I disregarded it as one of those funny translation mistakes that sometimes sneak into menus like additives. But no, dear children, … Continue reading

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Timișoara: European Capital of Culture 2021

And now you have the 278th reason to visit Romania: Timișoara will be one of the European Capitals of Culture in 2021. Although I lived in Romania for a year, I just noticed that I have no photos of Timișoara. I have only been to the city … Continue reading

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A good reason not to care about global warming

From Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson: If you take a “long-term view” of billions (!) of years on environmental problems, why bother about anything else then? Surely, when the sun is going to explode, it won’t ask us how … Continue reading

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