I am absolutely in love with la Città Eterna, the Eternal City, a vibrant, layered, captivating metropolis and one of my favourite cities in the world. Photos from my visit to Rome in October of 2021.
I travelled to the Andalusian capital from nearby Faro, across the border in Portugal, during the first days of December, 2021, just as the Omicron variant shut borders again and my flights to Morocco were cancelled. Left with no choice, I booked a flight from Madrid to Bogotá, leaving me only a few days in… Continue reading Sevilla, España
Photos of my visit to Paris in September of 2021.
Barcelona & Sitges
My first visit to Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain, was in September 2021. I took the train from Madrid and arrived just in time to enjoy tapas and beer before sunset. I was in and around Barcelona for only a few days and was able to visit the town of Sitges & the… Continue reading Barcelona & Sitges
The first time I went to Portugal was at the end of November of 2021 when I visited the southern city of Faro. Despite being the capital city of the Algarve and the gateway to the country's southern coast, Faro has an estimated population of fewer than 70,000. Its twisted alleys and ancient archways add… Continue reading Faro, Portugal
Côte d’Azur: Nice & Villefranche-sur-Mer
From the colour of the water to the colour of the buildings, from the art to the sunsets, and of course, the sound of the waves rolling the smooth, round rocks, the food, and the beach culture, this is undoubtedly one of my favourite regions of France.
Ventimiglia is a storybook town perched on a small hill overlooking the Costa Azzurra in Italy's northern Mediterranean Sea.
Years after my first visit in the spring of 2018, I finally got the chance to go back to Amsterdam in autumn of 2021.
I always thought I’d be dead by thirty-five. I don’t know where this fixation came from, what triggered it, or why I believed it, but the imagined certainty that I wouldn’t live to see forty defined my 20s and early 30s in a very real way. My friends in university would tell me to stop… Continue reading Thirty-Five
My Nomadic Life: Force Majeure
There are things beyond our control. Things that force us to change our plans, to be flexible and spontaneous, things that humble us, that remind us that the world keeps spinning regardless of what we’re going through, things that make the impossible possible and the possible impossible. These unpredictable factors are known as force majeure—a… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Force Majeure