Listen to what Robert, a ghanian national who applied for a tourist visa with the german embassy, has to say about his visa application experience:"I then realized my ability to even speak some German, a language I naturally loved and learned to speak by myself was a big minus for me and then what a terrible … Continue reading Robert’s Story
Hello everyone, my name is Anna and I am part of the bordertales team. In this post I am going to give accounts of my personal experiences with restrictive visa policies. Due to my German passport, I have been lucky to be able to travel to countries such as Cameroon and Ghana and to make … Continue reading Beyond ‘legal’ terms
Hey, I’m Frieda and I am part of the border tales Team. At least so far as you can consider it as a Team because border tales is of course open for everyone and there should be an equal chance to contribute. But we’re organizing the website, so I’ll call it a team. In the … Continue reading A few words to start with
In this video, Eric from Ghana talks about his experience with the German embassy in Accra. He applied for a visa some time ago and wanted to share his personal application process. What do you think about Eric's visa story? Please share your comments and questions!
The German singer DOTA wrote a song about borders and their consequences. She sings about the inequalities and conflicts that borders are causing and she demands a new passport for everyone. A passport for "habitants of Earth" or "global citizens". With a passport like this there would be no more legal imbalances between people from … Continue reading Music for open borders