Musings

Travel by Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez, an author I love, described so aptly the joys found from traveling. The original poem written in Spanish, I find a lot more poetic and beautiful (isn’t everything in Latin language?)  For the purposes of my readers who are largely English- speaking, here is a translation. Scroll down for the original Spanish …

Travel by Gabriel García Márquez Read More »

Lessons from Traveling

I have been traveling full time for the past two months and part-time for seven months before that. Within these nine months, I felt like I was let into a secret society of travelers, those who possess insatiable curiosity, something that they try to satisfy by exploring every possible inch of the planet. As an honour to …

Lessons from Traveling Read More »

The Tourist’s Contradiction

The world is a contradiction, the universe is a paradox. That definitely applies to people too – human beings are a series of contradictions. Some people say that one is only fruitful at the cost of being rich in contradictions, because the truth lies somewhere in between. Throughout my travels, I have observed some contradictions …

The Tourist’s Contradiction Read More »

Adventurous Souls

Are you one of the people that crave for adventure? Or maybe you know someone who finds the constant need to dive into a quest. Here I have outlined some fool-proof methods to identify and hopefully understand  “adventurous souls” that much better.

My Thoughts on Traveling Alone

Prior to moving to Barcelona, I have never traveled alone. Yes, I may take flights and trains alone, but never have I been on a trip planned solely for myself for extended periods of time. Realizing that I may not be able to get this opportunity again, where I am young, filled with energy, absent …

My Thoughts on Traveling Alone Read More »