A year ago, I moved to Europe to study. In less than two months, I am going to Sweden for an Erasmus exchange mobility. This year two friends of mine from bachelor’s came here to study. One of them is a girl who has lived on her own for four years in Iran. She does … Continue reading How does it feel like to leave home?
When it comes to Venice, there are thousands of musts on the internet telling you where to go or what to see. There are plenty of monuments, places, bridges or even museums. But for me, there is nothing better than walking in the city, getting lost in its narrow streets heading nowhere. You may hear … Continue reading You should never see Venice !
Last year, when I was sitting behind my desk making applications for different universities abroad, I could imagine how my life would change if I came to another country. But I wasn't thinking of how other people's lives might also change. At that time, the last thing that came to my mind was not surely … Continue reading Do you have it all?
Living in a cosmopolitan atmosphere has led me to notice a few differences between nations. Never can I generalize people only by their nationality. But undoubtedly only an Iranian can understand what it feels like to be nervous for several months in a row just worrying about a visa. How it feels like when your … Continue reading What color is your passport?
There is an enormous difference in Italy's atmosphere when it comes to colours describing the Covid-19 pandemic. Red is always an unpleasant situation. The one that made my life miserable, but now it is the yellow zone and things have changed. Many people are having meals together in bars or restaurants, sitting outside, laughing out … Continue reading Differences I have noticed in Italy so far
It’s like that I have lots of ups and downs. I am not sure if it’s normal although I don’t feel my life as normal. There is Covid pandemic, a new university, a new country, a new educational system, new people and a new language. In fact, nothing is quite the same. At the beginning … Continue reading Are you alone or lonely?
Currently, that I am writing this, I am suffering from a lockdown here in Italy. When I was coming here; I was hoping to make friends and to engage with a new society. But here I am, no university classes in person, no trips, no cafes, or any other kinds of social or fun activities. … Continue reading My life with Covid-19 pandemic
I have been listening to this song repeatedly this week without realizing why I feel it aligns with my mood these days. Now I figured it out. It's because of its refrain which says: If you bled, I bleed the same If you're scared, I'm on my way I found out that how much I … Continue reading Sense of Belonging