Back to Brazil

Originally posted on green-beenz:
So after an unexpected but very needed trip back home to my family in Istanbul, I woke up one morning and decided to book my ticket back to Salvador, to continue where I left off from. Now, I was only planning on taking a 2 week break from my travels but…

Vegan Travels: Brazilian Delicacies

Originally posted on green-beenz:
Like the majority of South America, Brazilians too are known for their carnivorous lifestyle with the main gastronomical attractions including meat throughout the mainland and seafood around the coastal areas. Ingredients used by the first natives of Brazil included cassava, açai, cashews and guaraná, however when immigrants started to arrive, new dishes and ingredients began…

How to look after yourself on a year abroad

A year abroad is something to look forward to, to enjoy, and to cherish in your memories for the rest of your life. During preparation for a year abroad, it’s likely one will talk to previous students who share their experiences – mostly, overwhelmingly, positive. However, it’s important to remember that not everyone has the … More How to look after yourself on a year abroad

Carnaval – A Festa Mais Grande do Mundo / Carnival – The World’s Biggest Party

Having had the opportunity to do my year abroad in Rio de Janeiro, there was one particular event I knew I had to attend, Carnival (Carnaval in Portuguese). The Christian Festival, which is often cited as the ´world´s largest party´, certainly lives up to its name with an average of 2 million people on the … More Carnaval – A Festa Mais Grande do Mundo / Carnival – The World’s Biggest Party

My message to the world on the International Women’s Day – I am proud to be a woman

It is said that, “Behind every successful man is a woman” but now women are themselves reaching the pinnacle. Being a citizen of India and after studying and working in UK and Denmark, I can very well realize the importance of gender equality and women empowerment. I am myself a single girl child of my … More My message to the world on the International Women’s Day – I am proud to be a woman

Women in India

Last semester I had the chance of joining the Study Abroad program to spend three months studying at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) in Kerala, South India. As was expected, India was totally different from everything I had seen before.  It was a revealing experience full of joy, tenderness and inspiration. In this … More Women in India