University is kind of a big deal. Although many people will tell you otherwise, it's just the reality of facts. When choosing your University, you are not simply picking a course over another: you are selecting a city, a set of people, a whole experience over another, as scary as that sounds. I remember being … Continue reading ITALIAN IN SCOTLAND: THINGS I WISH I’D KNOWN BEFORE CHOOSING MY FOREIGN UNIVERSITY
Have you ever stopped to wonder what happens to the trains you do not take? Where do all those people go and do they eventually reach what they were looking for? What if trains were not simply means of travel taking you from one location to another, but bridges between realities existing individually and in … Continue reading TRAINS & REALITY.
Year 2012. Sixteen year old me. Beijing, China. And a missing postcard. What happened?
Recently I came across a very interesting TED Talk given by Ricardo Semler, Semco Partners CEO and radical innovator. What he said really hit home.
Life is all about perspectives. Be it with a half-full glass of water, a half-empty Nutella jar, truth is that reality is all in our hands and is shaped according to the way we decide to perceive it. And isn't that true for anything that happens to us? From a failed trip to a place, … Continue reading Thank You or Fuck You?
Ever since my flatmate and I moved into our new place, we've been trying to host as many people as possible, offering them a nice place to stay while at the same time making new friends from all over the world. Couchsurfing is awesome in that sense. But let's take a step back: what is … Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULD COUCHSURF MORE
Most of my life, I have been living by a specific set of rules. It wasn't something that I felt like I had to do, or something which was imposed to me, but rather something to help me keep myself grounded and give me a sense of purpose. The more confused my life got, the … Continue reading LIVING BY THE RULES
Dreams are an interesting thing. They define who we are and they give us aspirations in life, motivating us to keep going in order to reach that supposed happiness that will come with the realisation of our coveted wish. From temporary dreams to long term hopes, they push us along and give us a reason … Continue reading WORKING FOR YOUR DREAMS