My Top Five European Capitals: Number 1

by Sebastian Cuevas Tallinn My friends usually ask me about my fascination with Estonia. They just don’t get that a Mexican could prefer Tallinn over say, Barcelona. Granted I do love Barcelona, it’s too familiar to be as attractive as something as distant as Tallinn. That is, nevertheless, not the main argument why I’d take [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:33+00:00 January 5th, 2016|General|1 Comment

My Top Five European Capitals: Number 2

by Sebastian Cuevas Berlin Berlin. Arm aber sexy. Berlin is the next city I’m planning on moving to, just like everybody else here in Germany. Though the more alternative types are now moving to Leipzig, Berlin is still a very hot destination for people from Germany and beyond. Though the massive influx of rich Swabians [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:33+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Berlin, Between Distances, Expat Life, General, Living in Germany, Travel in Germany|Comments Off on My Top Five European Capitals: Number 2

My Top Five European Capitals: Number 4

by Sebastian Cuevas Sarajevo Volim te, Sarajevo! Sarajevo is amazing in so many ways. It’s beauty intertwines with its tragedy, and the sight of bullet-ridden facades and lone gravestones standing in green areas against a background of mountains give the city a bittersweet atmosphere difficult to come across in other cities. The city center of [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:34+00:00 December 15th, 2015|General|Comments Off on My Top Five European Capitals: Number 4

A Weekend in Alsace: Bikes and Bunkers

by Sebastian Cuevas A little less than a year ago, my good friend Jonas and I set out to bike along a stretch of the Maginot Line, in Alsace. The fortifications of the Maginot Line pepper France’s border with Germany. Further defensive installations were built along the rest of France’s international borders to the East, [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:35+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Between Distances, Expat Life, Living in Germany|Comments Off on A Weekend in Alsace: Bikes and Bunkers