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How Fast Could a Crisis Wipe You Out? – Part II

[Featured Image: The Euro on the decline: should we really be surprised by the Swiss central bank policy change that rocked markets worldwide last month? This chart shows we had plenty of warning.] See How Fast Could a Crisis Wipe You Out? – Part I. The EUR/CHF currency shock was unexpected in its timing, but anyone could look at a currency c...
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A Hamburger with Drinks & Helado en Santiago

Continued from Is That a Hamburger Walking Around Santiago? For drinks later in the evening I can recommend Teclados; the bar chain frequented by students all over the city. They have some simple snacks for satisfying any hunger still left from dinner and, of course, all the usual drinks like Piña Colada, Pisco Sour, “Roncola” and nice German beer&...
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Is That a Hamburger Walking Around Santiago?

I like to walk. Whether it’s in a city street teeming with strangers, a fading forest path winding through fir trees, or a strip of sand cuddling up to an ocean shore – walking never fails to calm my oft fragmented mind. And since I left my family and friends behind, quit my studies to work at an education startup, and moved from Hamburg, Ger...