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Why’d you do it?

September 26th, 2016 Posted by Life, My Story No Comment yet

When I was 5 years old, my parents and I moved from Bucharest, Romania to Montreal, Canada. After the initial excitement of my first time on a plane, I struggled to understand why my parents had made this life-altering decision to move as I tried to adapt to a place without my grandparents, in a language I didn’t speak (French) with no friends and other family nearby.

One day, I asked my parents:

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The real reason I moved to Finland

January 19th, 2015 Posted by Language, Life, My Story 4 comments

5 years ago, I got on a plane a moved to Finland. I no longer wanted to live in Canada.

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Annual Review 2014: Flinchingly Honest & Unfiltered

January 13th, 2015 Posted by Life, My Story 3 comments

2014 was the year of new beginnings. In some ways, 2014 was a hard year, and in other ways, it was a much easier year than those which came before it.

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Reflections Between Destinations

January 6th, 2015 Posted by Life, My Story No Comment yet

I noticed yesterday, while flying from Helsinki to Bucharest via Istanbul, that whenever I am on a plane, I feel deeply humbled. On board, everyone is equal.