After checking into the most catholic of hostels (spacious in the city centre and a bargain at only 15 euros a night), we enjoyed the joys that this year's international journalism festival had to offer. Much more outside Europe-food for thought, in between Al Jazeera's social media hub, citizen journalism in Jordan and American models via The Huffington Post.
cafebabel.com was represented by Italian correspondent and writer Andrea Giambartolomei, who spoke on a panel about where Europe is today:
Pictured from L-R: Bruno Waterfield Brussels correspondent The Daily Telegraph (UK), Jean Quatremer Brussels correspondent Libération (France), Tiziana Barghini Reuters editor for southern Europe, Andrea Giambartolomei cafebabel.com and Marco Zatterin Brussels correspondent La Stampa (IT)
We'll post a piece about the findings of the debate in general soon. Watch this space