Colors of Brazil

Colors of Brazil

It is a Monday -- in my opinion, the least exciting day of the week. Some would say it is an opportunity for a new challenge, but those are also probably the people who set New Year's resolutions and actually stick to them. Me? I'm more of a "let's make decisions on a random July day [...]

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Waking up in Rio

Waking up in Rio

“This is it,” I thought while looking outside of the airplane window just before landing in Rio de Janeiro, “the adventure is about to begin. Brace yourself, girl, I have a feeling this is nothing like you’ve ever seen before.”  I was excited to land in Rio, as Brazil had been on my bucket list's top 5 [...]

Up in the air with you

Up in the air with you

It's been a year of this. A year of cheesy romance, shooting stars, scooter rides and movie-like moments. A year of laughing every day, of loving every day. A year of sunsets, rooftops, and beaches. A year of traveling to each other, and finally traveling together. A year of dreaming. A year of knowing that [...]

Traveling the ch-easy way

Traveling the ch-easy way

When your life is packed in a suitcase, this means that one day you could be eating gelato at an Italian square, find yourself enjoying a fondue in Switzerland, or savoring a German beer (even though I'm not quite convinced that beer is something that you can actually savor?...) at a Brauerei, along with a Schnitzel and potato salad. In my case, [...]

Writer’s block

Writer’s block

I’ve been sitting here for a good hour now trying to come up with a clever and witty beginning to this post. After deleting a million first sentences and staring at a still very much blank “page”, I decided I’d just keep it simple and write whatever comes to my mind and roll with it. Can’t [...]