Souls of my days

There are eyes crossing mine, every day. Smiles disguising horrors. Laughs so loud that can make a house shaking. Then I accidentally listen to the quickest movements and suddenly big truths strip the silky veils. When I catch dark lights right on a blink of an eye. What I truly adore about my everyday is meeting the eyes of all…

Cleaning pathways in Ikaria

It was a very boring Sunday at work in the Netherlands when I came across a disclaimer about a volunteer project in the Greek island of Ikaria. I knew something about this place because of Greek friends talking about this ‘wild’ spot, where nature is rough and hiking is as pure as in a few other places in this corner of the…

Cycling the Canary Islands

Lanzarote is the second island of the Canary archipelago I visited last month after Fuerteventura. Despite the geographical proximity, the vibe is totally different from one place to the other. Lanzarote grabbed some deep parts of me, it’s rough and earthy. For the adventurers, it is a land to discover every time the touristic paths are left on the southern coasts. It…

What travelling means to me

I’m an avid reader. My kindle is loaded with 300 books and I love checking out blogs, articles, Instagram pictures with captions. I love inspirations. I love learning new things, especially when they are related to other cultures, languages or points of view totally different from mine. I love discovering how people live. What do they fear in the deepest…

I knew this day would have come

The day I am exactly where I wanted to be.   I quit my job because I want to be in a warm place. I quit my job because for the last couple of months I used to wake up with a rusted grip inside. The issue was not my office nor my colleagues. The issue was with my own…