I am always amazed when I hear successful people talk about where they had come from. It doesn’t break their halo, not even a little. The fact that they take courage to be vulnerable in front of me makes them so much more human in my eyes, and it makes their story real.
I cannot help but wonder why some of those who start out with so little chance in life or the ones that encounter devastating experiences create extraordinary futures, while the ones who never lack anything chase success in vain. Continue reading “Why Broken Souls Become the Most Successful People”
The life of an expat is always particular. We are a different breed all in all who refuses to settle and gives up the comfort of a homeland for the excitement of seeing new places. We make fun of tourists and struggle to explain the extraordinary things we experienced to the ones who are waiting for us at home. We are judged, adored and questioned all the time, but one thing is sure: we will never forget the things that this kind of living has taught us. Continue reading “5 Invaluable Lessons I Learnt from Living between 2 Continents”
Exploring a new culture is always intriguing, but what’s more shocking is to discover what they believe about yours… It can be amusing at times, and some moments even make you feel proud, while sometimes it stirs you up and makes you explain yourself. Let’s get things straight: here are the labels I was faced with in India as a foreigner from the West.
Continue reading “4 Stereotypes about Foreigners in Indian Culture”
When I first traveled alone to a fundamentally different culture I didn’t really know what I was doing. I just knew that trips in Europe were not enough anymore, and I wanted to see something that shocks the hell out of me. I started to browse the net for an opportunity that wouldn’t bring a financial burden for me, and where I can go as soon as possible. Continue reading “Why you should start traveling before you are ready for it”