Search

SAFAR

Travel. Culture. Politics.

Category

Culture

The Power of Words: Thoughts from Maya Angelou

As we all deal with the blowback of the recent events in Charlottesville, and the reactions from political leaders, I urge caution in the words we use. And caution in our actions so that we don't add to the fire of hatred, but find ways to effectively and systematically counter it. 

I went to the Toronto Taste of Little Italy Festival – and it was bellissimo!

Canada. The land of maple syrup, beaver tails, crazy geese, hockey, Tim Hortons, Justin Trudeau and…Italians? Oh yes. Italian immigrants settled into this area of Toronto – now known as Little Italy – beginning in the early 20th century. Known... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Why You Wish Your Dad Was a Pilot

My dad is many things, but first and fore-most, he’s a pilot. And this is something I’ve known about him for as long as I can remember.

The one with the Indo-Canadian (& UX Designer): Aditi

Uncovering, telling and sharing these stories is my personal way of battling the odd loneliness and confusion that accompanies being a TCK. Particularly in a world becoming more tribal, intolerant and blind. What we need now more than ever is humanity, and how best to spread that? Through stories.

What if women ruled the world?

It's no secret that for thousands of years we have in fact been living in a "man's world." But what if it was a "woman's world"? Would it look different?

Give your mom the perfect gift this Mother’s Day. Sincere appreciation.

Dear Mothers, Thank you. Because it's not said enough.

This Third-Culture-Kid’s conscious uncoupling with religion

In the expat and Third-Culture-Kid community, we often talk of "reverse-culture shock" but what about "reverse-religious shock"? Who else has consciously uncoupled with the religion of their parents?

How to deal with a long distance family

As my dad twirled me around the vinyl dance floor, my eyes teared up with the realization that this moment may never happen again.

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: