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Why you should not use “OK” gesture in Middle East

By admin / February 8, 2016

Like Mark Twain once said, sometimes it’s “better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt”. You also have to remember this rule when you are trying to use gestures in foreign countries.   Raising eyebrows In Europe you do it to show that you are surprised. […]

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Odyssey

By admin / February 3, 2016

The trains are now accelerating to about 500 km/h in China. France has its TGV and Italians are eating pasta while on the Pendolino travelling very fast. In Central and Eastern Europe trains are still slower than marathon runners on steroids. I’m from Cracow, a city situated in the South of Poland. I was once […]

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It’s time to talk about time

By admin / February 3, 2016

There are parts of the world, especially in the south, where you can’t ask when a bus will arrive. Every culture perceives time in different ways. That’s why people in Ireland are walking faster than in Greece where life is much quicker than in Cuba.   “Time is money”, “money doesn’t bring happiness, but it’s […]

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Top Pubs to Grow Your Network in Dublin

By admin / January 28, 2016

Always wondered where the professionals hangout in Dublin after work? We had to figure it out as well when we just arrived in Dublin. So, after some very intense field research and meeting some very interesting people, we can now help you in the right direction. Here are two other good reads about how to get to know […]

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Wyvern Lingo Interview with Miriam Doona

By admin / November 26, 2015

What is the significance of the name, no doubt Wyvern is in reference to the area in Bray where you are from, what is the significance of Lingo? Caoimhe – It actually happens to be that but we found it in a dictionary, it has zero meaning. We just needed to find a name quickly […]

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Five veggie Halloween recipies

By admin / October 28, 2015

Did you know that Christian tradition recommends not eating meat in All Hollows Eve (the original name for Halloween)? We’ve decided to make it easier for you with these 5 delicious veggie recipies. Enjoy! Halloween pizzas Who doesn’t enjoy a good pizza? What about your own ghost/pumpkin/mummy shaped Halloween pizza? Pumpkin curry Pumpkin, butternutt squash, […]

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Review: Older Than Ireland, but young in their hearts

By admin / October 21, 2015

If you want to know the basics about living in Ireland, Babylon Radio is certainly your place. But there are some things that we can’t tell you, things that only the people who have lived long enough can know. Older Than Ireland, Alex Fegan’s new documentary, features the life stories of more than 30 centenary […]

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Debate: H&M, what do you think?

By admin / October 19, 2015

The last H&M campaign, which features a variety of models from different cultures, sizes and genders, has created a lot of fuzz and some controversy, so we decided to hit the streets of Dublin to know what people think of it, and we got a lot of thoughtful responses. While some people think “it’s just […]

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Europeana: A journey through European culture

By admin / October 12, 2015

Are you interested in culture? What if I told you that there is a single place from where to access almost any European cultural item you can think of? That place is called Europeana, and it is the biggest multi-lingual online collection of the world, with millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives […]

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