Coco loco

Going through the pictures on my phone I realized I had a ton of coconut pictures from my time in Bangladesh. I’d often buy one on my way home from work. It made my day πŸ™‚ (Don’t mind my awkward sleepy elevator selfie face...) One evening my roommate and i tried to open the coconut... Continue Reading →

Hi again

I've been wanting to write. To log back on and share my thoughts and feelings about being home, about readapting to the Parisian groove, about transitions, choices, about Social Business in Paris, about summer, my new job, getting engaged, my brother moving away, trying to prepare for a 20K... trying to live a more conscious... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on traveling

I love going away to a foreign country. I think it's an amazing experience. Seeing new places, meeting new people, tasting new foods and recipes, learning a few words, hearing different music, wearing special clothes... Habits are changed. I tend to be more aware. Not completely in control, feeling a bit vulnerable, or more dependant... Continue Reading →

Sesh Bangladesh*

*Bangladesh, the End. This is it. My amazing 3 months experience in Dhaka is coming to an end... It feels like I got off the plane yesterday and that that I've been here for years. It's strange how new habits settle in, how one adapts to a foreign environment and recreates a safe haven. Things... Continue Reading →

Oh, Incredible India !

New Delhi is so organized and clean and modern compared to what I've seen lately. I guess it's all a matter of perspective! I did see cows on the street though πŸ˜‰ I spent 3 days here after doing some field visitsΒ (in the middle of nowhere...) with another Social Business partially financed by danone communities... Continue Reading →

A wonderful day in Calcutta

The first thing that came to my mind when I thought of Calcutta was Mother Teresa so I started the day by heading out towards the Mother House. A small museum area illustrates Mothers Teresa's inspiring life and you can peak into her simple room on the first floor where she slept and worked from... Continue Reading →

West Bengale

Last week was the Eid Festival, celebrating the end of Ramadan. During that time everything closes in the city and most families go back to their villages. I was told the city litteraly shuts down and was advised to go abroad. So I flew to Kolkata... and it was WONDERFUL ! Here are some of... Continue Reading →

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