I’ll admit, 2018 was a great year for me. I made a visible improvement in my educational career, made new friends, travelled and learnt to cook (Yes, cooking matters). However, I still had some low points in the last few months of the year. Adventurous activities lingered, lack of motivation and the challenge of making both ends meet, all while trying to settle in a new country. I’ll just say, I had a lot of lessons learned during 2018.
It’s May. I am on a backpacking tour in the Northern areas of Pakistan, I stand on a high cliff of a forgotten base camp of Himalayas to catch mobile signals. Beep. One new e-mail. "Congratulations, you have secured the admission at Tallinn University!" I share my...
Have you ever made a plan where you don’t know what’s coming ahead? You just pack your bag for an unknown journey. It is sweet as long as the fun part weighs more. But the real challenge is when the going gets tougher and circumstances are not favorable. You ask yourself a lot of questions and one being most often than the others: Why the hell am I doing this?
Sweaty palms, drained legs, exhausted breath and 300 kilometres on the odometer. It was 6 in the evening of the second day of my journey. “I am an idiot”, I thought as I pushed the pedal on an ever-increasing slope of a kilometre-long bridge near Khanewal…. Read more