Myths and Heroes

Apart from the party-loving islands, beautiful beaches, and amazing monuments, Greece is also known for the often dramatic myths of gods, and heroes. Cyprus has been part of the Greek civilisation for thousands of years, thus many Greek myths take part on the island. Many of you may be familiar with the Pygmalion effect. But … Continue reading Myths and Heroes

Photo of the day: Flowers

Sometimes the beauty of travelling is discovering a splash of colour, or a splash of happiness in an unexpected corner. While exploring Bratislava, I happened to stumble on this beautiful and tiny flower shop. It was a rainy November day so a bit of colour was definitely needed. A splash of colour Thanks for reading, … Continue reading Photo of the day: Flowers

Photo of the day: Leeds

University of Leeds My journey of exploring, discovering, understanding, and maturing, started in the city of Leeds in the United Kingdom. I lived in Leeds as a university student, and I had four fantastic years there. I met people from all over the world, I enjoyed various parties, concerts, or other events. I got to … Continue reading Photo of the day: Leeds

Acceptance

This post is not about travelling but rather a personal essay of my experience of understanding and accepting myself. However, while this is not about travelling, my journey to discovering myself is linked to travelling. Specifically, it is connected with getting to know other cultures and people, who helped me manifest myself with their stories … Continue reading Acceptance

Explore. Discover. Learn.

In 2015 I had the chance to travel to China. For sure many wish to explore the vast country of China, to walk at the Great Wall, to visit the Forbidden City, to explore the Shaolin temple or to witness the greatness of the Longmen Grottoes. Undoubtedly there are so many historical and cultural attractions … Continue reading Explore. Discover. Learn.

Love is the key

On a different post I both criticised and praised volunteering tourism. I still stand by the opinion that often volunteering created harmful results rather than positive. Yet, from my experience I believe that volunteering can teach people of love, understanding, respect, and hope. This post is of how I came to learn that love always … Continue reading Love is the key

Volunteering Tourism

When I was a university student in the UK, many organisations would often promote volunteering abroad. Indeed, volunteering is perceived as a good act, and most people do it out of their hearts' goodness. However, I believe volunteering sometimes brings harm rather than positive results. For instance, an 18-year-old goes to help at an orphanage … Continue reading Volunteering Tourism

Positive Energy

Often school, work, expectations, and obligations consume our spirit and happiness to a degree of forgetting to smile. Sometimes it is rather difficult to find positive energy when you're cooped up in four walls every day. For this reason, people seek different ways to release stress. For some, the best way is reading a book … Continue reading Positive Energy