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You know this thing called routine and how it stabs you in the eye from time to time? Well, that wasn’t my case this summer. I had the opportunity, as Bill Gates had his (that however is a different story), to visit this pretty big and pretty awesome and pretty country named Poland. It is never hard to find stereotypes about a country (JFGI) and it is never hard to test them. Read the rest of this entry »

The truth is that the participants made everything happen and in my opinion they are the heart of the project. So, in this article I would like to describe each one in just a short line. Read the rest of this entry »

After a few hours spent in the airport between flights wondering by duty free shops, we finally arrive. Lithuania, Vilnius, 24:00, 10 degrees. Read the rest of this entry »

I begin by stating what the organizers of the project ICU 2009 told us the first day we arrived in Lithuania. The idea of gathering 20 participants  from different corners of the world and make them understand each others culture sounded for me like a real chance to meet new people and broaden my international views. What I discovered also during this project is that immersing myself in another culture and deepening my personal understanding is not only about being involved in teambuilding games and attending presentations, as these do not represent the purpose itself, but the ways you can get to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Pack up your soul and go. 1h30 to prague. 6h big shiny Prague airport. 1h30 to Vilnius.
Blue eyes… Read the rest of this entry »