2023 Unfiltered: A Recap of the Year

As we bid farewell to 2023, a year filled with its highs and lows, I find myself in a contemplative mood, reflecting on the experiences that shaped the past 12 months. Amidst the challenges and triumphs, I am proud of the strides I made.  New Degree: At the start of 2023, I started my MA […]

Navigating 2023: Lessons in Growth, Grind, and Real Talk

Photo: View of the endless ocean from Limassol in Cyprus.  We’re now in the middle of November, and soon enough, we’ll be hitting December. In other words, we are approaching the end of the year 2023. Looking back, this year has left me feeling tired and a bit burnt out. However, woven into this fatigue […]

Exploring the red rocks of Sedona in Arizona.

My adventure began in Scottsdale, right in the middle of Phoenix, Arizona. From there, we drove for about two hours north until I reached Sedona’s amazing red rock country. Sedona, nestled in the northern part of Arizona within the Coconino National Forest, is renowned for its awe-inspiring red rock formations. These geological marvels, meticulously sculpted […]

Old Town Nicosia: A Sunday stroll through the heart of Cyprus’ capital.

Yesterday, on a leisurely Sunday, I embarked on an adventure through the enchanting streets of Old Town Nicosia, the historic and cultural heart of Cyprus. Known as Lefkosia (Λεωκωσία) in Greek, this area has a unique story to tell. A City Divided – Nicosia stands as the last divided capital in the world, with a […]

San Francisco’s Painted Ladies.

Nestled against the backdrop of the bustling cityscape and framed by the iconic silhouette of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco’s “Painted Ladies” stand as a timeless testament to architectural elegance and historical charm. These Victorian and Edwardian homes, delicately adorned with a kaleidoscope of colours, capture the hearts of visitors and locals alike. And […]

My visit to Butterfly Wonderland in Arizona.

A few weeks ago, I found myself in the beautiful, hot state of Arizona. While I was there, I visited Butterfly Wonderland, which is known to be the largest butterfly conservatory in the USA. Nestled within the heart of the desert, Butterfly Wonderland promised an extraordinary experience that would redefine my perception of nature’s most […]

Exploring Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert with friends.

Nestled amidst the vibrant cityscape of Scottsdale, Arizona, lies a hidden oasis of breathtaking beauty—the Sonoran Desert. With its unique landscapes, diverse flora and fauna, and rich cultural heritage, the Sonoran Desert offers a captivating escape for nature enthusiasts and adventurers alike.A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to venture into the Sonoran Desert […]

From Wanderlust to Words.

I’ve been grappling with a sense of melancholy lately. The return from my invigorating two-week escapade split between the enchanting streets of San Francisco, California, and the serene landscapes of Sedona, Arizona, has inevitably left me a bit deflated. Despite this emotional dip, I’m making a concerted effort to retain gratitude for the privilege of […]

Basic tips for keeping your house plants alive.

During the COVID-19 lockdown, when the whole world was ‘on pause’, I acquired a high number of house plants and spent my days reading and learning about ways to look after plants. I received a couple of questions about how I look after my house plants and even though I’m not an expert, I created […]