It was cold but no snow and night was descending on us on the road to Sremski Karlovci. It was January, the second day of the Serbian Christmas when we decided to spend a day away from food, TV and the various sofas scattered around the house. We chose to…

He looked like a genuine doctor with the all props: white coat, stethoscope, thermometer in his left hand and pressure gauge in his right. I could be at any hospital in the UK except that I was at a hotel room at 4000 metres suffering from altitude sickness and my…

We had the best table in the whole restaurant overlooking the Yangtze River. There were 12 of us seated at a round table entertained by soothing Chinese music played live in the corner of the room and served by numerous waitresses ready to fill your glass after every sip. The…

423 days into lockdown, I meticulously planned a quick endurance trip to London, not to increase lung capacity but to check my state of mind when surrounded by people. Lots of people. That was my last image of London.

The idea of walking endlessly down aisles of different supermarkets, not…

Mathematical formulas are my forte, and I can solve most daily riddles with ease. The amount spent on my weekly shop are in my head before reaching the checkout desk, surprising the cashier with my accuracy. Numbers were my friends. Until now.

Sitting in front of my laptop with dates…

Sitting anxiously with a strong ‘winter’ coffee, checking emails earnestly looking for the confirmation of my flight with all the juicy extras of business class, like free Wi-Fi, business lounge, hot meal on-board, extra space, my fear of flying disappeared, like a medical condition wiped out by too much adrenaline…

“I was here, I saw this and it mattered to me.”
Alain de Botton

How many times have you been seduced by reading an article on the 10 best things to do at the destination you always wanted to see? The flawless writing full of perfectly chosen adjectives, carefully punctuated…

Tara

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