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Youth exchange on Estonian island

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Travel / Youth exchange

Where? As organizers welcomed us: In middle of nowhere of middle of nowhere. “Life in periphery,” on Saaremaa island. A youth exchanged focused on ways how to increase opportunities for youth in rural areas. How to avoid trend of urbanization and leaving to the big towns and cities. Topic which I was familiar with thanks to my bachelor degree in regional development. I was looking forward to apply my knowledge and also implement it in one […]

Armenian brandy

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One of the last days of project. We have been worried to not miss the tour in Armenian brandy factory. Tours were usually fully booked or available times were in conflict with our project schedule. During one afternoon break we jumped into the taxi. Looking forward like a little kids who escaped! We got off in front of factory. In rush we bought the tickets for tour which already started 5 minutes ago. What we […]

In photos: Sevan

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Beaches and sea 1905 meters above sea level. Sevan is a huge lake one hour northeast of Yerevan. It’s popular summer resort. Armenia doesn’t have a sea so Armenian are obviously proud of Sevan. No wonder that they label it as Armenian sea! It is very popular not only among Armenians but also Iranians are frequent visitors. We visited it as short one day trip, part ouf our youth exchange. It was end of the season when […]

Exchange: Youth ENTREPRENEURization, Armenia

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With deep conviction, positive attitude and right mindset everything is possible Teams from Czech Republic, Georgia, Moldova, Norway, Romania and Slovakia met in capital of Armenia – Yerevan to discuss topic of entrepreneurship and alternatives to finding a job in ordinary way. Among many fun energizers and different non-formal activities there was memorable afternoon. Afternoon which showed how effective non-formal education can be on attaining new beliefs. It had big impact on me when I […]