Mind Open: The meaning of Timbuktu and its relevance today

  I believe that embarking on a personal development journey is about doing the work to be more mindful. It entails being more conscious of our environment and our place in it. Activism, speaking up on prejudice, promoting a different narrative, rediscovering a different part of history are all part of the process. Doing that…

Olivia’s inspirational journey: Studying abroad in Montreal

Are you considering studying abroad? Are you thinking about how this experience could benefit you personally? Here is an insight into Olivia’s personal journey studying abroad from France to Canada filled with interesting perspectives, thoughtful considerations and sound advice. Take care and let yourself be inspired! An introduction:  Olivia The Free-Spirit My name is Olivia….

Lisboa and Solo trips

Alcantara The place You heard about it, you read about it, and I can only confirm it, Lisbon, this multicultural, vibrant and versatile city is indeed beyond amazing. I can only encourage anyone looking for a new adventure to travel there, to discover a bit more of its history, its culture, its art and its…

Valencia & Looking beyond the most famous places

Spain is a country that always amazes me. Madrid and Barcelona are great places but the country as way more to offer. Andalucia, Murcia, Galicia and recently I have just discovered another part of this country: Valencia! It is the third largest city in the country and it holds many different faces. It is valuable to…

Why you should travel solo!

Recently, I had the guts to travel completely by myself for a week for a holiday without the intent to meet with a friend, nor without a cultural and educational structure or volunteering association. Just me myself and I. I am always thought to be independent but for some reason, the idea of it paralysed…

İstanbul çok güzel!

There are some cities where you simply feel safe, feel well, places you feel a warming sensation every time you are coming back. Istanbul has a unique type of energy that naturally elevates my mind, my mood and triggers creativity. Travelling regularly to a place you appreciate that much and that conveys such great energies…

South India: on magic, growth and prejudice

India has been my most powerful travel experience so far. India has been so rewarding because it completely shaped me, made me grow in an unexpected positive way contributing to my mental and physical well-being even years later which explains why in my everyday life I am constantly referring to my time in India. India has…

Berlin ist wirklich cool!

Germany has never been a destination I was drawn yet a close friend of mine is currently living in this city and constantly venting me how great and most importantly how cool Berlin is. She encouraged me to come and enjoy her new city. I am definitely two things: curious and adventurous. Plus, when she…

How to move to a new place without too much mental damage

Travelling experiences can be hard mentally. I only had one bad experience when I was settling somewhere new. This experience drained all my energy. I learned to deal with being depressed over there and thinking back on this experience I came with this list of suggestions which may hopefully give a few ideas to someone who…

Travelling on a budget + Living out Loud

With the years, I came to understand myself a bit more and I have learnt that getting away even for a short while was essential for my well-being. It is always a reminder that there is no need to stress out. There is no need to be caught up in my daily life. It’s a mental…