Category Archives: World

Cultural shock in India

The still air carries the smell of New Delhi in the summer: The spices of the street food, the sweat of the people, the dregs of the city sneakily abandoned in every corner, with minimum discretion. The heat is relentless. Beads of sweat slide down your body a few inches before ending its brief...


A page of my life

A blank page lays before me. A pad of paper. It is a virtual space, but the fact remains that it is, empty. An invitation: to fill it with your word, what I love, what it represents to me. It seems easy: think, write and paper becomes marked signs that reflects part of my life, which is made known to...


In India (II)

Cooking together tomato and chicken, I attempt to make space for it among the medley of flavours that stains the moist air of Saket, a residential neighborhood in southern Delhi. I couldn’t swear that the recipe is an invention of mine, but it would be too ambitious to call it “chicken...


Colours of the almanac

I was a child when I moved to Mexico with my family. My first memory is traveling by car and being mesmerised by the neon signs as they changed colours. Like all my memories of Mexico it is colour that is present in all of them. With my family I travelled a lot, to different places, to the coast, and...


Magic Prague

There are many ways to choose a holiday destination. An evening looking at 200 photos with a friend who has just returned from Madagascar could end with insomnia. However, it could lead some people to a travel agency to browse the “Exotic travels” catalog.