Category Sri Lanka


I often push myself to be brave, to take risks, to plunge into the unknown. I don’t want to live my life in fear. This philosophy has governed many of my decisions over the last few years. Moving countries, leaving jobs, deepening relationships, doing handstands. And, as in the case of last Sunday, going scuba […]


Despite many trips to India, I have only just visited its beautiful teardrop – Sri Lanka. Because it is so close to India, I had mistakenly assumed it would be quite similar, like a province of South India floating in the sea. But Sri Lanka is delightfully different and has a beguiling charm of its […]


En-route from Bangalore to Colombo, I transferred planes in Chennai. I was surprised at how familiar the airport felt, considering it had been six years since I had last been there. Six years since an immigration officer ripped up my plane ticket and stopped me from boarding my flight home. It really was a case […]


When i was 10 years old, i went to Norway to live with my father. Once there, he sent me to an international school, where kids from all over the world (mainly refugees) go to learn the local language. Was the first time that I left Chile, and for me was very strange to share […]