Wednesday, March 29, 2017


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The insufficient commemoration of civilian victims in Kosovo

After a war, the involved parties are usually not in contact with one another due to the damage caused on both sides. As a result, they share mutual hate and there is no room for reconciliation. Communities usually deal only [...]

July 29, 2016

Arsyet e shënimit të 24 Marsit

Në prag të shtatëmbëdhjetë vjetorit të përfundimit të luftës ’98-‘99, shoqëria kosovare ende përballet me dilemën rreth ngjarjeve që kanë ndodhur gjatë asaj lufte. Në mungesë të ballafaqimit me të kaluarën marrëdhëniet në rajon janë ende të tendosura, duke mos [...]

March 24, 2016

My European Adventure

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.” – E.Roosevelt I am 21 years old, from the Republic of Kosovo, [...]

October 28, 2015

Europe through my eyes

“I dislike feeling at home, when I am abroad”- (George Bernard Shaw). Well said! Nothing could explain more than this phrase the true spirit of a journey… Oh I forgot, 1.8 million Kosovars are still not familiar with this phrase [...]

October 28, 2015

Being an artist in Europe

It was summer of 2015, I was planning to spend my whole time painting in Art Academy and visit art exhibitions wherever they take place. I always used to search on the entrance of academy for proclamations and looked for [...]

October 28, 2015

As long as humanity lives, travelers will change the world

My best memories, that’s what this trip was. From the moment that we’ve been landing on the Berlin Airport i knew that a totally new way of life is waiting out there. The Europe has opened her doors to me, [...]

October 28, 2015

“Travel brings power and love into your life”

Traveling around Europe.. At first it was just a story that I heard from a friend, it sounded something magical to me, but for me it was almost impossible to have a chance to do a trip around the Europe. [...]

October 28, 2015

The greater the number of experiences, the better the definition of life

This whole trip that I am about to tell you started in a boat in Ohrid lake, having a beer with some friends and talking about different cities and the possibility to travel to those cities, and like always as [...]

October 28, 2015

The European adventure

It was my first time having a long distance journey and I finally got that chance to experience a trip to Europe. I started thinking to pack up my luggage..well i didn’t have one, that is why i went to [...]

October 28, 2015

The call that changed everything!

Everything what I’m going to  write in this essay, it began with a dream that I had long time ago, I always wanted to visit most beautiful places in world, specially Europe. Dreams were never quashed despite the opportunities that were. I [...]

October 28, 2015

I made my dream a reality

– “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – M.T – “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – S.S. I’d like to [...]

October 28, 2015

I came back home with a backpack full of experiences

This year I was lucky and privileged to travel to Europe. It all started with a last minute call from YIHR that told me I was accepted among 15 other senior students to travel to Europe. Flattered as I was, [...]

October 28, 2015

Europe in 30 days

‘Fun and exciting’… two first words that cross your mind when you start writing this essay. I’ve got lucky to be one of those persons chosen for the program called “Travel to Europe” – an initiative started by Youth Initiative [...]

October 28, 2015

I loved the mix of the old world charm and the new world vibrancy

One midday while studying alone on my room, I received an unexpected phone call from the YIRH (Youth Initiative for Human Rights). I was selected for an exciting and insightful experience in Europe. I was to happy that i will [...]

October 28, 2015

I left Europe a little wiser but with a completely different mindset

Our journey began on an early sunny Tuesday morning. I headed to the airport together with my parents and sister. At the entrance, I met up with the rest of the group and their families. As Teuta was giving us [...]

October 28, 2015

No matter who you are, you need peace, love and hope!

To see is to know,and what everyone of us want is to know the meaning of life.We,humans have always tendencies to get the meaning of things but we forget that we can give them a meaning,and for me to live [...]

October 28, 2015