Romanian People ≠ Roms

Cover photo : Herăstrău park, Bucharest. Src : Alexandre Duribreux


Welcome back for my 2nd article about my experience in Romania.

I’m here for about 4 months and it’s a lot to say in one short article. But first, I want talk a little about Romania.

Like all the Western European Countries, Romania isn’t well known by people in France. Moreover, I think that, especially Romania hasn’t a good image due to the situations we have in France with the « Roms ». Sometimes those issues make a shortcut in the mind of people : Romania = Roms.  As you can imagine, … More

The capital of the world

New York City is the most populated and visited city in America with more of 8 million inhabitants and more than 50 million tourists every year. NYC is composed with 5 boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island) that everybody in the world has already heard of. as NYC is considered the capital of the world due to its influence in Finance, Fashion, art, worldwide trade, research, media, entertainment …

In order to understand how New York City has become what it is now, we have to go back a few years. For the past two centuries, this city … More

Beware before reading, this article may contain stereotypes…

United States of America : a brief history

The United States of America is considered to be a very young country, it was created at the occasion of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on the 4th of July on the year 1776. This country is now divided into 50 states which are spread across almost 9 900 km² and counts 320 million inhabitants.

As we all learned during our years in middle school, America was discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus and was called by then “the New World”. The continent inhabited various American Indian tribes that were fought … More

An escapade into the Kingdom of Belgium


Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History – Brussels – Src : Amine Boudrigua

One of the requirements of the 3rd year internship in Iteem is to be in an international environment. This criteria was definitely validated by going and living in Brussels.

Brussels is recognized to be a major centre for international politics. It is the capital of the European Union, a founder of the Benelux and hosting various institutions of the North Atlantic Treaty organizations.

I can really feel the presence of these different organizations in the daily life when I leave the … More

My itinerant internship

Know yourself

I was as most students at Iteem, waiting for that key moment in my study since my first day: the internship abroad. I imagined a lot of things about what it was going to be and where – but it was like a dream, always changing. Then come the 3rd year and the time to start taking action, with one obsession: finding it!

At first, we were still in our vague plans but then as the year passed, there were rumors that somebody has got an interview, perhaps even the position. It was stressful or motivating, … More