Walking in Ayutthaya

  After just 20 mins sleep for a whole night, I decided to sign up for a full day tour to the old capital of Thailand, Ayutthaya. Guided day tours are not really my style of traveling and I knew that the city is easily reachable from Bangkok via train (it’s about 80 km far). However, in all fairness, I…

Bangkok for a beginner

This morning I woke up after 2 hours of heavy sleep – the only one I got since I left Portugal 2 days ago – and the world seemed still. Even doing nothing in front of a cup of coffee in Bangkok is an experience. For me, a lot was (and is) about listening to my body adjusting to such…

Trashing the sense of guilt

Have you ever experienced a time in your life when you keep on saying to yourself that you are fine but you know you are lying? Maybe one day you had a strange friction inside your chest. An annoying voice talking loud to your ears on another one. You know the issue isn’t your body though. And have you ever…

And what we do…

…when faith feels like fading away? When the alarm clock rings in the morning and we don’t have the energy to wake up? Day, after day… And what about when, after so many years spent singing loudly inside our car on Saturday nights with our best friend, after all the laughs and pictures and tacos, we look at the rear mirror one…