When I arrived in Singapore one of the things that impressed me the most was the architecture. Walking through Marina Bay I had the feeling that I had been transported into the future. The ultra-modern skyscrapers and the lights at night are a real spectacle! I remember walking with my head tilted a
“What is your purpose?”. Searching for the answer to this question, many people are leaving behind jobs, careers and a life that was considered normal for years. Chasing for something that goes beyond material success becomes kind of an obsession in the western world. And now, it’s not hard to find
Ohhhhh Sundays! For most people of this world, Sundays are known as the day of idleness and rest. In Thailand, it isn't different. However, Thai people cultivate some slightly different habits when it comes to that famous "big Sunday". While in most parts of the world, families gather for lunch, a p
[If you’re reading this, please read the why of this book here before]
Chapter 1: “A ticket to the unknown”
"Life is what we make of it. Travelers are the travels.
What we see is not what we see, but what we are".
(Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese poet)
In March 2016 I had just moved to a simple cottage
The nomad life has many things. Adventure, enchantment, curiosity, and meaningful learning. After two years of living on this beautiful planet, it’s still hard to put in words how this journey change me and my life and how grateful I am to experience it fully. However, despite the nomad life become
For me, Malaysia was an impressive country in many ways. Exuberant nature, millennial traditions, different cultures. Just because of three different cultures (Chinese Peranakans, Malays, and Hindus) that share the same territory, Malaysia has enough features to be a very unique country. In three mo
Thailand caught me by the stomach! I’ve been living in this world now for more than two years, and there’s any other place that I loved the food more than in Thailand. Don’t get me wrong here! You can find delicious food everywhere! However, for me, Thailand has something special.
What I like most a
Walking the streets of George Town is not difficult to find men wearing a tunic and a characteristic oval hat. Generally made of black velvet, this hat is easily seen in Penang, especially on the outskirts of Nagore Durgha Sheriff, a small traditional mosque located near Little India. The contrast o
Traditionally, Sikhs are people from the Punjabi in India. With habits and religion far different from Hindus, it is estimated that 79% of Sikhs live in this region of northern India. The rest are scattered around the world and, in total, Sikhs are 27 million people nowadays.
In Penang, Malaysia, th
Nature in Malaysia is impressive! Huge trees, colorful birds, weird insects and, of course, monkeys! In Penang, one of my favorite things to do on the island was hiking on Penang Hill. The mountain is full of different tracks and wild nature! During the three months I lived there it was a blessing t
One of the things that enchanted me most in Penang was the number of cultural events that exist on the island. During the three months that I lived there, I could experience many exhibitions, including dance, music, photography, graffiti and all kinds of artistic event you can imagine! The island ha