Hands that serve are holier than lips that pray. Sai Baba Two weekends ago my boyfriend invited me on a family trip to Cape Town where we took some time to unwind at the Jiva Spa in the Taj – the setup had already been so captivating but their employees were an amazing addition to … Continue reading NAMASTE; JIVA SPA
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford I haven’t posted my opinion on the pandemic, the lockdown, and the effects of it, probably because I haven’t dealt with it entirely. Everyday I struggle with a challenging thought, a result of … Continue reading Aviation Nation
Food is our common ground,a universal experience. – James Beard I have craved Japanese ramen ever since I tasted it, the flavorful broth, soft boiled egg and a juicy piece of meat. Everything about this meal hits every taste bud just right, unfortunately, all my American finds didn’t follow me back home. A trip to … Continue reading MESHIAGARE!
“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – PLATO A happy new DECADE to all of you! A new decade, can you believe that? I was pondering a lot this month on how we gain so much motivation every new year to get us to our future, we rush through our thoughts … Continue reading JANUARY, 2020
“How wild it was, to let it be.” – Cheryl Strayed. Ever since I was a little girl, books have always been my favorite thing. When you read as frequently as I do, once in a few dozen books you find one that alters your reality. It changes your views and you find yourself struggling … Continue reading W I L D
A review on Uber and Taxify services. Earlier this year I had the misfortune of being in an accident leaving me without a car which wouldn’t be a huge problem if my life didn’t consist of my mornings starting at 4am or the occasional 11pm knock off, urgh shifts. Apart from work, I have errands … Continue reading “Your driver has arrived.”
“…the skyline is etched in my veins You can never put that out, no matter how hard it rains…” – Macklemore/ The Town We met under dark skies, her skyline illuminating my path. She was a mystery and I was born curious. I found myself desperate to know her secrets, the treasures she’s hiding between … Continue reading SEATTLE.
“If you want to be successful in this world, you have to follow your passion, not a paycheck.” – Jen Welter Hello Hive… 🐝 So much had happened last year that I had not really documented well enough, subtle hints here and there but not once acknowledging it completely… So here it is, finally, a … Continue reading New Job…Who This?
“Stop acting small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” – Rumi *6 minutes* That is the amount of time it took for me to come to my senses. 08:30 and her face bursts onto the screen of my phone, for a moment O R Tambo International Airport was at a standstill as our screams of … Continue reading **Dedicated to my bestfriend… an awakening
Living in a new country is an exciting adventure for new au pairs but the first few weeks of excitement slowly fades while you try to find your daily rhythm. Some may find they get homesick very early in the program, it either goes away gradually or it may become stronger. In the midst of … Continue reading Overcoming homesickness and culture shock