Experiencing the overwhelming medina of Fez

One of the most fascinating thing to explore when going to Morocco are the medinas of each towns. It is also one of the most intimidating experiences I must say. And, of course, because of this, it was one of the experiences I was so much looking forward to live. "Now", started our guide, a … Continue reading Experiencing the overwhelming medina of Fez

Fez, Morocco the 4th stop – a reflection from above

It was a dark morning in Fez. I woke up in a room of a 3-star hotel. The wi-fi was only available in the reception so I couldn't check the weather lazily on my phone (meaning without leaving the bed to go to have a peek through the window). Reluctantly, I got off my bed. … Continue reading Fez, Morocco the 4th stop – a reflection from above

Moulay Idriss, Morocco – the 3rd stop

Literally carved from the mountain, Moulay Idriss would be our third stop in the North Moroccan adventure. It is one of the country's most important pilgrimage sites. While the utmost goal of a Muslim should be to go to Mecca, poorer people have other options closer to home. Moulay Idriss is one of those places. … Continue reading Moulay Idriss, Morocco – the 3rd stop

becoming a roller coaster person

It was four years ago when I stepped in Disneyland for the first time. It had been a lifelong dream. I grew up with Disney, was educated by its movies, its storytelling, its songs. For the good and for the bad. Disney told me I should never give up on my dreams, while at the … Continue reading becoming a roller coaster person

why do we need international women’s day

The answer to this question is quite simple: because we are forgetful. And, in some cases, completely and utterly ignorant. So here's the thing. When I was learning at school as a little girl (a white little girl, western culture, european by the way), I thought (in part because that was what I was being … Continue reading why do we need international women’s day

Talks about diversity & inclusion in Amsterdam

Damn grey 'Dam I haven't been doing much in my life aside from working, working and working. March has started already. It's a weird feeling. In a way, it seems like it has come so fast, in another perspective there is so much I am looking forward to that still seems so far away. And … Continue reading Talks about diversity & inclusion in Amsterdam

a personal reflexion on Christmas

It's officially a week until Christmas. Which means there are only about two weeks of 2018 left. Which is crazy. It looks it was yesterday I was welcoming 2018 coming back to London after spending Christmas at home, in Portugal. Yup. It's been a year. And cheers to another Christmas. But this year was hard. … Continue reading a personal reflexion on Christmas