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PARIS: City of writers

Culture By 16 marzo, 2017 No Comments

By Bill Collis

Walking along the boulevards of Paris, becoming a flaneur, is an essential Parisian experience – more so if you have a passion for the literary history of the city. For the The Band of Outsiders’ Literary Walking tour in Paris,

BREAKDOWNS: How to manage defeats

Culture, Europe bad and good By 22 enero, 2017 No Comments

Many companies or people in Europe are in a breakdown at the moment, either on a professionnal or private basis. A breakdown is a situation in which you realize you cannot continue like before, and you can´t go foreward as you had planned. It is a huge obstacle on the way to where you were going and it is a stiuation that you can´t ignore and need to pay attention to. Breakdowns occur regularly in our lives, whether we like it or not.

A breakdown doesn´t necessarily have to be negative. It can be meaningful for an indivicual but it is huge to deal with. An example would be a promotion in your company or a change in career: for example that you have left the environment of a multinational corporation and want to set up your own business.

EUROPEAN LITERATURE: Bryan van Scoyk

Culture By 15 enero, 2017 No Comments

by Arantza Mendez-Aguirre

After the Laughter Slaughter the Otter, Bryan van Scoyk’s “opera prima”, was the focus of the last literary event run by the Planet-BPM team: an English book which curiously saw the light of day in Madrid and is, no doubt, a clear exponent of all the personal involvement, time investment and stamina required in auto-edition.

TRAVELLING: What to pack for a safari

Culture By 3 enero, 2017 No Comments

Going on safari is a dream for many people. We are used to watching wildlife in all its glory on the Discovery Channel, but seeing a lion or leopard in the wild is a humbling experience. There was a time when ordinary people had no chance of ever seeing majestic creatures such as elephants and hippos anywhere other than within the confines of a zoo. These days, safaris are much more affordable, even if you are a cash-strapped student looking at online doctoral nursing programs, or you are partway through an MSN to DNP online and you need a break.