Wanderlust: Athens

Time to read: 3 minutes You don’t have to only go to Greece in the summer. I mean… it’s AWESOME in the summer. Especially if you like spending time on a beach to read, listen to music, play some tavli (backgammon in them foreign parts), drink cold coffee, and swim. But if you’re not into any of those things, then […] continue reading »

13 ways to detox your brain

Time to read: 7 minutes One of the biggest perks of freelancing is that I get compulsory free time in between projects. One of the biggest downsides of freelancing is that I get compulsory free time in between projects. I used to have my anxiety shoot through the roof at that time… “will I find something else?” “When?” “Who will […] continue reading »

Venezia: my place out of time

Time to read: 6 minutes I did not read. I took photos instead. A lot of photos. Last month, I went to Venice (for the third time). I went with The Man, who finally said that Venice “exceeded [his] expectations”. This isn’t something I’ll hear often, especially not about holidays. San Marco The most famous thing about Venice is St […] continue reading »

Sunshine and despair: Greece is bleeding

Time to read: 4 minutes The sun is shining, the sky is the blue of postcards, and yet despair shrouds the country. People starving, begging, stealing. One retired gentleman immolated himself in April 2012, as he did not want to leave debts for his children. He saw no future for himself, his family. He was 77. My father’s age. I […] continue reading »