“Playing it safe is the riskiest choice we can ever make”
I absolutely adore Greece and its many dreamy islands. It has so much to offer and is super cheap if you travel up the north mainland or the lesser known islands (Mykonos and Santorini will drain the bank but they are unlike anything else) If you’re planning on staying in Athens I totally recommend staying at @athensbackpackers - one of the funnest hostels out there + it has a rooftop bar overlooking the Acropolis 🏛
Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want✨
I’m currently in the Philippines and I’m having such a great time! We have met so many people, both locals and travelers, and we feel blessed for sharing our thoughts with them and chat😁 It makes you feel more open minded and positive about life!
Do you feel the same when you travel?
People meditate in various forms and practices, for me it walking. I was able to comb out the knots of past thoughts, be present and zen during incredibly physically taxing times.
In other words I had to be come knowing that I'm slowly dying, watching the water drain from my bottle which is now worth to me more than all positions combined. The road was long, brutal, yet again it was worth all the struggles I went through. I have seen things I could not even imagine in my head, I've met people who've taught me more in a day than someone tried to teach me in years.
🍃The best math you can learn is how to calculate the future cost of your current decisions🍃
🤔Being at the airport, and specifically at ICN 🛫always feels nostalgic to me. Today was no different. I guess we all get used to people; we attach to others in various degrees and threads. When they leave, and we cannot outstretch those threads; they tear or burst wounding our ego. And while the point is not to get attached; the heart does what it wants😥🥺; and so does the ego🤦♀️.———————————————————————————
Aside from the above rant, the airport and its architecture always makes me think 💡 of angles, algebra, geometry and calculus - the three subjects I did not like 🙈 in high school🧩❌. Yet, I feel a certain longing to it. I ❤️ the spatial layout and the waves of lines running along the ceilings and windows. As cold 🥶 as it feels, there is something 😍 heart-warming; something nostalgic in those angles and mathematical equations, engineering and the architectural design of this place. Here, at Terminal 2 of ICN, this is my favorite spot to observe 👀 from and watch time pass by.
Various angles of that space and window in original and sepia tones...
10843 hours ago
You're on the other side
As the skyline splits in two
I'm miles away from seeing you
I can see the stars
I wonder, do you see them, too?
Solo travel is not without lots of unplanned adventures (i.e. getting seriously lost. 😂) In Rome, for example, after a great fun night of partying and looooots of drinking I found myself stranded at 2 am because the subway had closed. Instead of hailing a cab, my buzzed self thought it would be a great idea to stumble through the cobblestone streets and dimly lit alleys for almost 2 hours in the middle of the night cuz ADVENTURES! Somehow I navigated my way back to my bed and breakfast and arrived around 4 am. To top it off, the next morning I missed my train to Venice cuz that’s just how I roll. But you know what the best part of it all is? When you’re traveling solo, WHO CARES?! You’re SEEING THE WORLD! Get lost. Get in adventures. Get into cars with strangers after a night at the pub watching NFL football. (That actually happened, but yeah don’t do that.) You live once, and all the unplanned experiences are the ones you remember the most. 💯
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— #wheninrome 🇮🇹 #romeitaly 🇮🇹 #veniceitaly 🇮🇹
878115 hours ago
¿A qué me gusta hacerle fotografías? // Villa de Leyva, Colombia, 2019
A todo lo que se mueve, todo lo que representa vida y que es susceptible de cambio. A todo lo que puedo capturar en un instante determinado y que después de eso ya no va seguir siendo lo mismo. Nada sigue siendo lo mismo después de la captura. Todo cambia. empezando por que la luz cambia en todo momento, y partiendo de ese hecho, nada es constante. Todo cambia con el tiempo y con la luz. También cambian las percepciones que tenemos de las cosas a cada rato porque nuestra mentalidad e ideas que tenemos de ellas cambian con nuestros estados de ánimo, y todos sabemos que no somos estáticos. Somos seres dinámicos. Así que todo se vuelve interesante, nada vuelve a ser lo mismo; y todo es susceptible de ser fotografiado tanto en lugares nuevos como conocidos. Todo es novedad, lo que pasa es que perdemos la sensibilidad y la capacidad de asombro y aprecio por la dinámica, el tiempo, la luz, el espacio, las cosas en particular y hasta por el misterio que es la vida.
116415 hours ago
Spent the day bike riding all around Ubud and came across a special temple ceremony where all of the families in that neighborhood head to the community temple to bring big offerings like large amounts of their favorite foods, drinks, flowers, and money. Every 6 months they have this celebration and we just happened to be riding through ✨ Bali is full of coconuts, bean bags, and surf but once you get past all of that this little island is even more full of beautiful culture and traditions 🌼
Nothing like watching two old men fishing at a rest stop on the way to Glenwood Springs. Seems that they are living the good life.
20117 hours ago
‹ few weeks ago the white mountains were in a transition, somewhere between fall foliage + an impending winter wonderland // well the first snowfall has landed on the mountains, check out → @riverwalkresortatloon for pics ›
A big part of my job outside of this involves travel, which means that I am constantly on the go. A big part of that means that I have to make sure I have what I need to keep my face looking good, so I've decided on my on-the-go skincare routine!