In December, Héléna was brought the magic of Christmas alive by writing a very important series about detention centres for migrants in Europe. We needed to honour her work, between chip stands and stinky cheeses.
Grit your teeth and get it over with. This year was a nostalgic one. In general, it seemed, Europe preferred to look back than forward. The everyday life just looks so much better through a vintage filter. What Babelians are nostalgic about and what nostalgia of others gives them the creeps? We captured the mood of 2014.
Smartphones, tablets, iPods and e-book readers — to name just a few — now seem essential for our everyday lives. Yet memories of a time before technology are still apt to resurge, especially when information and innovations threaten to overwhelm us. Marta is a young woman much like any other, who decided it was time for a change.
Despite the final countdown for her Master thesis, Nevena took the time to write about egg freezing or business women in Bulgaria who work as farmers during the night. The punchline of her life somehow - taking the comic side out of multitasking! Our Bulgarian author is Babelian of November 2014.
Some collect Malboros, while others are already printing the Internet. In order to save things that will no longer exist, we have compiled a list of 10 items from 2014 that will be missed in 2044. Right click, and file it under important.
While the relationship between doctor and patient is sacred, what would Marine Le Pen divulge to a shrink in twenty years? A satire of a nostalgic conversation between Marine and her therapist.
Agata Bal is a character full of surprising paradoxes. She is Polish, not sipping vodka - instead, flamenco dancing and reading T.S. Eliot. It happens that doing fatalistic dreams about Mary Migotce on ominous slide. Meet our translator of the month.
Who is capable of explaining what’s going on with the ruble in Russia and why this is so important for the international economy?
Bodo Ramelow became the first politician of the Left Party (Die Linke) to be elected premier of a German state on Friday. He won’t rule alone in Thuringia but together with the Greens and the SPD. So, it’s…
On November 29th, a couple of boys kissing in a Burger King in the Spanish capital were asked to leave the establishment. Days later, a crowd of same sex couples started kissing at the same time in that Burger King…