MAASTRICHT Search Results: “travelling”

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Travelling through Europe

@ VOL 32 ON FEB 06, 2017

As an artist, Marc Mahfoud enjoys the European freedom of expression and movement. In his case, this meant realising his dream of leaving his money home and starting to travel through Europe with a guitar only, crossing borders and visiting three countries in one day. He experienced it as a unique privilege.

However the rising lack of tolerance and understanding is endangering this freedom. When he was robbed twice during his travels everything he stood for got tested.

He would like to encourage us to better appreciate and preserve the freedom that we have in Europe, and to actively participate in the dialogue of open borders and tolerance.

He challenges us to dare to discover! When you travel by foot you get in touch with a wide spectrum of people, you learn to appreciate your life and to respect others. 

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#FreeInterrail: Saving Europe by travelling

@ VOL 32 ON FEB 06, 2017

Imagine yourself turning 18 and finding a personalised letter from the European Union in your mailbox. In it: a voucher to travel Europe. Your life will change! Europe is facing many problems - a lot of them have to do with people not knowing or understanding each other.

Imagine what a Europe we could build together, if all future generations were enabled to explore and experience European cultural diversity and beauty first-hand. #FreeInterrail advocates for just that.

In this presentation Vincent-Immanuel Herr invites us to join the movement and make sure that all EU youth are empowered to become Europeans out of experience. 

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Have a safe flight!

@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

We fly more often than before but seldom think about the people who actually make it possible for us, besides the pilots and stewardesses. Air traffic controllers are behind the scenes; their role is crucial for our family visits, business trips or dream holidays.

Csilla Szabó started working with air traffic controllers over a year ago and is fascinated by their work. In this presentation, she takes us into the world of air traffic controllers and tells us what she has learned from them.

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Hope, Happiness and Stars

@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

Nathalie Ummels is an education innovator, community-activist and world traveller with a passion for sustainability and dark chocolate. In her presentation, Nathalie talks about the unexpected life lessons from a family who hit the road and left everything behind.


SITEWIDE Search Results: “travelling”


Raglan @ Raglan Old School Arts Centre
Jul 31, 2011


Samara @ Art-cafe Paper Moon
Jan 20, 2012


Koszalin @ Pub Graal
Jan 26, 2013


Beijing @ PKBJ VENUE 23
Jul 28, 2012


Bardejov @ HumBook
Apr 25, 2015


Zaporizhzhya @ Chicago blues pub
Sep 24, 2016


Volgograd @ LOFT1890
Feb 27, 2017


Zaporizhzhya @ Chicago blues pub
Mar 26, 2017


Dubna @ JINR Public Library
Jul 21, 2017


Nov 02, 2018

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Oktoberfest Munich 2011

@ VOL 1 ON OCT 20, 2011

Rachel describes her trip to Oktoberfest in Munich. This presentation is in English.

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Biking The World

@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

Pablo Zulaica takes us on a wonderful trip around the world along with his bike, sharing the moments he has lived through this particular way of traveling and inviting us to experience differently the world we live in. (in Spanish)

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The Adventuring Barman

@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Colin Bryson is a traveling barman, who talks about running away, buying one-way plane tickets, failure, and learning about yourself. 

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Why I Wander

@ VOL 13 ON NOV 25, 2016

Cheryl Rego loves to see the world, from Bancroft to Bangkok and everything in between. She talks about how and why her wanderlust emerged.

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Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World

@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

"You can do what you dream of."

In Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World at PechaKucha Night London, Ontario Vol. 1, Andrew Kaszowski shares how he lived out his dream of traveling the world. He took his writing and design experience to sea, setting sail as Publications Editor aboard Crystal Cruises’ four-month World Cruise. He has been to 38 countries. Learn how Andrew did exactly what he dreamed of doing: and got paid to do it!

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The only constant I know is Change.

@ VOL 2 ON JUL 21, 2017

As an art director I consider myself a generalist, I know and I have done my fair share of everything. I see the big picture and enjoy guiding my team mates to reach that final result.

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Exploring The West By Van

@ VOL 6 ON NOV 01, 2018

"Now young man, what do you wnat to do with your life?!"

"Actually I kinda want to be a landscape painter, having great adventures, travelling near and far, all to follow my artistic vision and catch the light for the perfect composition."

"Well, La Di Frickin' Da! We got ourselves an artist here! Well, you're gonna be doing a lot of landscape painting when you're LIVIN IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER!"


Jonathan Hagos

We kick off this week's round of presentations on PechaKucha Daily with Jonathan Hagos -- of studioJonandNina --as he walks us through some of what inspires him. studioJonandNina is a travelling design studio, founded by Jonathan Hagos and Cristina Gerada. Drawing stimulus from a wide range of sources (travel, film, metaphysics and literature -- to name a few) they aim to reconfigure the familiar, question the everyday, spaces, actions and thoughts. Through projects executed at a multiple of scales: from Taboo World Maps and Braille textured bricks to proposals for Cycle-In Cinemas and Tourist-Trap Gardens; the studio seeks to challenge the built environment, its designers and its users.

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Pecha Kucha Vol.16

Architecture, Graphic design, Illustration, Music, Literature, Eco-Design and travelling, there will be a lot to watch this coming Friday at our Pecha Kucha Night edition in Lisbon. It is a promising edition full of surprises and very exciting presentations. Also, 2013 it's here & we are in a party mood so to celebrate a new partnership with Teatro do Bairro, we'll be having an After Party with a DJ set of Irmão Lúcia, one of our speakers. The poster was designed by hello stranger, who will also be there. You can't miss this one!  

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Ahab's Adventures

Ever heard of an inspirational lawn ornament? Well you're about to.  Geeg Wiles tells the story of his travelling companion Captain Ahab: a 3-foot-tall bright-yellow lawn ornament. In today's Presentation of the Day "Ahab's Adventures" from PKN Pittsfield Vol. 3, Geeg discusses what started as harmless college recreational photo project, and became an international phenomenon that inspired people around the globe to go out and have new and exciting experiences. Ahab has been skydiving, river-rafting, he's been to Yellowstone and Rushmore; as Geeg says, "if Ahab can do it ... so can you!"

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Technologies Explode the Future

Dima Malenko is one of the most popular speakers on PKN events in Dnepropetrovsk not only because of his easy and amusing manner of presenting but also thanks to the unknown facts he shares. This time he presented curious story about transatlantic travelling as they were, as we know them and as we would like them to be.  

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PechaKucha Night Townsville Volume 4

  Another inspirational and fun night travelling through Antarctica, via the beautiful Great Barrier Reef in a small car to a small house overlooking the Strand Ephemera!    

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Keep the Beat! Amanojaku - Japan's Avant Garde Taiko Ensemble

"When I see Amanojaku, what I see is a truly and perfectly Japanese interpretation of world music."  In Keep the Beat! Amanojaku - Japan's Avant Garde Taiko Ensemble from Tokyo Vol. 125, Gregorio Rabuñal shares the story of witnessing a travelling Japanese Taiko Drumming performance as a young boy living in Bueno Aries, Argentina. Little did he know that the experience would plant a drumming seed in his mind forever. But it was only later in life as a young man when the seed took root, eventually bringing him to Japan to study under one the Taiko world's greatest pioneers, the very one he had seen as a small boy. Enjoy Gregorio's journey into Taiko!  

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Couch-Surfing: A New Way to Travel

"It's not about a free couch, it's about sharing an experience." In Couch-Surfing: A New Way to Travel, from Bryan, Vol. 3. full-time animation and graphic arts instructor, and part-time couch surfer, Barbara Klein, explores an unconventional travel accommodation, on the couches of strangers.  Much to her friend's and family's dismay, Klein shares how putting herself in the unknown, and her trust in others, has lead to serendipitous results. She adds that pushing one's boundaries, by either accepting accommodation on a strangers couch or offering one's couch up to a travelling stranger opens a space for sharing time and new experiences with new friends in exciting and interesting new contexts. 

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The Bank of Happiness

"We are not hippies, we are happies." In The Bank of Happiness from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol.24, Married travelling duo, Charlotte and Dan Doherty, shared their philosophy of Worldwide travel. Their mission is to bridge the gap between travellers and communities with art. Forget ubiquitous and talentless tagging, this is street art in the truest sense of the word and at its best - for the people, by the people.

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The Traveling Photographer

"There’s no better way to find adventure than to get lost!” In "The Traveling Photographer" from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 24, Darren Arthur shared his incredible stories about traveling, in and out of his professional duty. Darren is a professional photographer based in Dubai. Expect travel tips, lots of laughter and some of the best photography you are likely to see.

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Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone

Liz Williams discusses the importance of traveling and the empowerment and unique experiences that happen when you travel alone.