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Ioana Grintescu

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Walpurgisnacht: a holiday shrouded in mystery

Walpurgisnacht, a German celebration often associated with witchcraft, is a fascinating holiday filled with thrilling customs. Its history not only sheds light on the enthralling past of the German tribes, but also helps us grasp a better understanding of German culture as we know it today. Read more if you want to find all about Walpurgisnacht.
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3 things about a semester abroad: should you take chance?

Taking a semester abroad and living far from home for such a long time can seem a daunting prospect at first glance, but is it really all that is cracked up to be? Here are 3 things you should know before taking the chance!
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The basics of Tarot cards and their fascinating history

We have all heard of the Tarot deck and its magic properties, but what is it really about and how does one actually use it? Check out this article to find out!
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Sabotaging yourself: 3 alarming signs you are doing it

Sabotaging ourselves has become customary and we often forget that our emotional and mental well-being is important. Here's how to put an end to this practice.

3 amazing underrated classics for literature lovers

It is no lie that trends come and go, and literature's best classics make no exception. Authors rise and fall and so do their life's works. However, once they do, they turn into hidden gems that only the keen eye can discover. Here are three underappreciated literary works!

What is greenwashing?

Ever heard about greenwashing? No, it is neither about painting a room green, nor about helping save the environment. Greenwashing is a marketing strategy adopted by companies around the world to mislead their customers into buying supposedly eco-friendly products. Want to know more about it? Check out my article down below!

3 amazing study tips to get work done efficiently

We all seek to improve our study experience and enhance our memory, but how is that possible? In this article I have comprised a few tips that have helped me study better over the years! Check it out if you want to better your study sessions!

Please stop romanticizing addiction

We have all heard of addiction at some point and seen how far its long term effects can go. So why is it still so popular and what remains to be done? I will explore this complicated topic throughout this article!

Shadow and Bone: an honest review

The 'Shadow and Bone' Netflix series is based off of the 'Shadow and Bone' trilogy and the 'Six of Crows' duology by brilliant author Leigh Bardugo. It is, undoubtedly, one of the most anticipated releases of the year, but is it worth the hype? Let's take a walk through the Grishaverse together and see!

Monarchy: the pros and cons we must be aware of

In the past few weeks, monarchism has been the object of many debates and discussions. This has made people all around the world wonder: how can such an old fashioned regime still survive in advanced parts of the globe? In this article, I will explore the pros and cons of modern monarchism.

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