How I overcame my quarter-life crisis: find the courage to become who you really are

As I am almost 30, I AM 30 TODAY, and the things once made me feel most annoyed, now are of no importance to me and others, which I ignored for a long time, surface as the most troubling or liberating things in my life. I want to share my thoughts and story on how … Continue Reading

Weird things about New York City that struck me as non-American

New York City is a place like no other, and it’s impossible to describe it in one word. That’s why I decided to write down all the weird things about New York City that struck me as non-American, on my first visit to New York City. First off, I have to say I don’t get … Continue Reading

2 Days in Varanasi, the holy city of India

Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world, and it holds a very dear place in the hearts of the Indian people. Varanasi is the holy city of India, and it has a few stranger traditions, including the incineration of the dead. As I was outlining my trip to India, I had this … Continue Reading

Kumbh Mela 2019 in Allahabad, India, as seen by European travellers

Kumbh Mela is a unique Indian festival of which I had no idea until I got there. My boyfriend told me about this event when we were preparing for our trip to India. This is our story about Kumbh Mela 2019 in Allahabad. How did we get to Kumbh Mela 2019 in Allahabad? Travelling between … Continue Reading

Lesson 4: Self-acceptance is the greatest achievement of all

Millennials today are all about self (me, me, me). And I feel like I am one of them. The days of that old story of “finishing school, going to a college you don’t particularly like, getting a job, starting a family, paying bills and then dying” are over. I believe we must pay more attention to … Continue Reading