Who cares? Christian Lindner is hot

By Katha Kloss on Sept. 14, 2017

10 days until the German elections, and everyone's talking about Christian Lindner. Hot or not? Who cares?! Well, we do. And here's why:

Greece and refugees: Lives put on hold for reunification

By Kirsten Breau on Sept. 8, 2017

A small gesture can go a long way. That's definitely the case for the Mobile Info Team in Greece, a dedicated crew of 12 volunteers who seek to give counsel to refugees on asylum laws and procedures. In an administrative system that can sometimes feel like a Kafkaesque nightmare, these movers and shakers work tirelessly to reunite divided families. And it's not always easy.

Harmonica Creams: When Japan meets Celtic blues

By Laurence Le Maire on Sept. 4, 2017

Between bodhráns and bagpipes, a Japanese band has dedicated their body and soul to Irish music. With four albums that nestled in the Japanese charts, Harmonica Creams has become somewhat of a reference in the land of the rising sun. We sat down with the band’s leader in Paris to find out why. 

Young Latvians and the return of shamanism

By Bernardo Bertenasco on Aug. 30, 2017

Feathers, colours, skulls and an incredible connection to nature. In Latvia, shamans are fascinating the country's youth in their quest for spirituality. Here's how a young Italian experienced this newfound spirituality in Latvia.