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GlobalPost's Twitter feed is showcasing the voices and personal experiences of our network of correspondents. In a project called "A Friday In ...," a different correspondent based internationally takes over the GlobalPost @AFridayIn account and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.

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A Friday in Geneva: Besant takes over @GlobalPost

Besant explores why the small city of Geneva has become a huge diplomatic hub.

Writer Alex Besant took @GlobalPost followers on a tour of Geneva Friday to explore why the small city has become one of the world's main international and diplomatic centers. He visited cultural sites and chatted with his friend, a Syrian-Geneva, about Swiss politics, the tax system, and health care.

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GlobalPost's Twitter feed showcases the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world each week. A different correspondent takes over the @GlobalPost account each Friday and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.

Check out previous ones in the series:

"A Friday in Berlin" with Kristin Deasy

"A Friday in Sao Paulo" with Jill Langlois

"A Friday in Caracas" with Girish Gupta

"A Friday in Munich" with Jessica Phelan

"A Friday in Montreal" with Talia Ralph

"A Friday in London" with Barry Neild

"A Friday in Namibia" with Erin Conway-Smith

"A Friday in Cairo" with Erin Cunningham

"A Friday in Bangkok" with Patrick Winn

"A Friday in Lima" with Simeon Tegel

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See Besant's tweets below.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121026/friday-geneva-besant-takes-over-globalpost