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Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you who you are

Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you who you are

On that day, my Ema and I visited her great-grandmother who would soon be turning 87. After the opening discussion of the weather and the menu, we hap ...
The sound of silence

The sound of silence

Erling Kagge really did a number on our thoughts. Towards the end of last year, he was hard to miss. You could read about him in newspapers and other ...
To read or not to be …

To read or not to be …

With this article, I would like to address the all-embracing, deadly trend: lack of reading. Especially online. Reading and writing are becoming stran ...
Happy New Year 2020!

Happy New Year 2020!

Our Beehive blog wishes you all the best in the New Year. 🍾🎊🥂 May all your wishes come true! Arne Hodalič, one of our “bees”, would like to share ...
The beauty of familiar views

The beauty of familiar views

In the last article in our Beehive for this year, I am faced with a dilemma which has no answer. What is more beautiful: discovering new, exotic desti ...
Vienna: a Long Way Home

Vienna: a Long Way Home

After ten years on the move – some 25 countries, five universities across three continents, three passports, countless apartments, all personal belong ...
Invasion on a plate

Invasion on a plate

Ever since Columbus missed India, plants have been taking advantage of human beings for their own propagation. It’s not like they didn’t do so before ...
Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Five years ago, when my wife and I were first wandering across Namibia or, more precisely, the Sossusvlei pan, its greatest landmark, two hot air ball ...
Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

Amongst the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula

This time, I’m leaving for an area where there isn’t much forest left, even though there used to be some in the past. However, the Big Bang and an ava ...