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Storyteller, Poet, Writer. Author of “The Anatomy of Waves”. Based on Azores.

The carbon footprint of Insta travel

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Scrolling through Instagram and other social media we see successful people living perfect lives, always in new locations, seeming to have no money struggles, doing what they love while exploring beaches and cities, eating exotic street food and making photoshoots at gorgeous sightseeing spots all year long. You can see them swimming in expensive pools, visiting treehouse communities, checking out crazy resorts or guest houses, meeting with locals, being in a wonderland made of snow and northern lights or chasing the sun. …

When will you plant your first seed?

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I am a city girl. Born and raised in a suburb, always on a metro, bleached hair, fast fashion and grabbing lunch on the go.

I have a faint memory of my childhood self being obsessed with earth, mud and nature, but it all disappeared once I got into school. It never came back.

And then, well, 2020 rolled around.

Stuck on the Azores (thanks Covid!), my boyfriend and I decided to use the little land patch behind our rented apartment to start growing our own food. And it was literally life-changing.

I had no idea what I was getting into

The first thing that happened after we had…

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Here we are, stuck at home. Again. Lockdown has us spending time within our homes a lot more than we usually would. But does the place you are living in really feel like home to you? Do you feel comfortable, secure and like yourself within these walls?

I have been on a quest to find something that feels like home for a long time. Even though I grew up in the same house in the same town almost my entire life, it never truly felt like home. It took me many years, lonely nights, a university degree and moving to…

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