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
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
It’s been nearly a month since I wrote a new post about this new chapter of My Nomadic Life, even though when I left Colombia I told myself that this time I’d be more constant about updating my blog—not like in Brazil, where it fizzled out after a few months as the daily distractions of… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Life & Loss on the Road
I visited Germany in the spring of 2018 and absolutely fell in love. I wasn't sure what to expect but the people, the food, and the cities blew me away in the short week I was there. I spent most of my time in Köln and was lucky enough to have local friends show me… Continue reading Germany 2018
After my previous visits, an early winter spent in Paris, the Alps, and Provence offered a completely different experience in France.
In 2018, I ventured outside of Paris for the first time and visited two other major French cities for the day.
The final stop on my 2017 visit to Europe was Switzerland, where I spent a few days in the city of Lausanne, located on the shores of Lake Geneva.
I travelled to Slovakia and the Czech Republic in the summer of 2017 but I don't have that many photos as it was a very short visit. So although the former Czechoslovakia broke up in 1993, I'm bringing it back together for this gallery.
My first-ever trip to Europe started in Paris, France in the summer of 2017, and it was everything I'd dreamed of and more.