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The sad taste of Venezuelan cady

I spent 3 months in South America and documented this heart-breaking story

What you need to know about what is happening in Venezuela

A look at the most important numbers and facts that show why this is one of the most serious crises of our times

Best places I've seen in a year of travel around the world

From the beaches of Sri Lanka to the Great Wall of China and the Amazonian Rainforest, these are the most impressive things I’ve seen.

The sad taste of Venezuelan cady

I spent 3 months in South America and documented this heart-breaking story

What you need to know about what is happening in Venezuela

A look at the most important numbers and facts that show why this is one of the most serious crises of our times

Best places I've seen in a year of travel around the world

From the beaches of Sri Lanka to the Great Wall of China and the Amazonian Rainforest, these are the most impressive things I’ve seen.

When happiness got infected

When happiness got infected

Reading Time: 12 minutes They were happy. Their stories nudged me to dream of ways to perhaps make my happiness simpler, less cluttered. They lived simple lives, the world came to them and a better future finally seemed within their reach. No, they were not happily simple. They simply were happy. That was last year. That was a lifetime and worlds ago.
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#WomenStories | The challenges of being a woman in Peru

#WomenStories | The challenges of being a woman in Peru

Reading Time: 4 minutes There’s a place in this world where being a woman is even harder than in other places. A place where, if you have a coffee with 2 girlfriends, one at the table has or will suffer physical and/or sexual violence. And that violence will come from an intimate partner.
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#HappinessStories | Coming out as gay in Venezuela

#HappinessStories | Coming out as gay in Venezuela

Reading Time: 10 minutes This is the remarcable story of a Venezuelan who opens up about his journey to neighboring Colombia and his struggles of being openly gay in a very conservative family and an equally conservative country.
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In numbers: The Venezuelan refugee crisis in 2020

In numbers: The Venezuelan refugee crisis in 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes 4.8 million people have already fled from Venezuela. It is expected that in 2020, the Venezuelan refugee crisis will suprass the Syrian exodus at its peak. This is the real magnitude of the Venezuelan drama
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In pictures: A year of travelling the world

In pictures: A year of travelling the world

Reading Time: 6 minutes In the last hours of this whirlwind of a year, it’s only fitting that I’m on a plane again. This time, I’m doing it like back in the day when I still knew what city breaks were supposed to be.
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Will Colombia and Venezuela go to war?

Will Colombia and Venezuela go to war?

Reading Time: 7 minutes I arrived in Colombia at a very interesting and complicated time. No sooner had I managed to find my way through the streets of La Candelaria, that, as I was visiting the police museum in the Capital, one of the officers there told us the breaking news of the day: some FARC rebels decided to ignore the peace deal and rearm in the jungle.
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Sri Lanka in 2019 | The quest for peace

Sri Lanka in 2019 | The quest for peace

Reading Time: 6 minutes Take most popular books, TED talks or viral videos these days. There’s a quest for meaning in this world that seems hooked on that instant - and fleeting - validation that comes with a like clicked by people you don’t even know, but whom a Silicon Valley company describes as your ‘friends’.
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The unhappy Chinese man whose Paradise is for rent

The unhappy Chinese man whose Paradise is for rent

Reading Time: 7 minutes This is the story of a self-declared unhappy man who discovered how to ‘rent’ his very own version of Paradise. Spoiler alert: it’s a paradise more and more people, myself included, are pursuing these days.
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Letter to a tired country

Letter to a tired country

Story published on  19 February 2019My first plane ride was a much needed time to reflect on what I was leaving behind. As I always do, I did that in writing. This time, in the form of a letter.I'm looking for stories on the world. This is why I left. Still, there's...

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