In 2013, travel blogger and adventurer Kevin Shannon walked the length of Serbia twice. Kevin embarked on a solo journey across a country that was mostly new to him; not knowing if he’d be able to find a place to sleep on any given night, or what sort of people he’d encounter in the next town over.
Meet Dylan Saccoccio, promising and talented author whose words will open another, seductive world. He is an independent author whose firm resolution to break from the collectivist spirit and follow his own path resulted in The Tale of Onora. The enchanting world of fantasy, magic and mystery he created is actually his own world and we had a truly wondrous opportunity to discuss with him his motifs, ideas and issues following the writing process.
Have you ever experienced wanderlust? That strong desire to travel to different places is often a trigger for life changing experiences. Jovana Marinkovic, our fellow colleague, undertook the journey of her life. Her internship in Russia, was a journey of genuine change and its impact is priceless.
What motivated you for your journey?
Frankly speaking, I had no special expectations of AIESEC. I challenged this membership just because I wanted to do some sort of volunteer job to gain some experience. To a certain extent, I had no prior knowledge about AIESEC, so I just went for it. In some way, I wanted to broaden my cultural horizons, to travel, to live in another country and that actually motivated me for my journey.
Being aware that our academic education won’t provide us with proper skills relevant for a professional career, we all discuss our opportunities for personal development. However, only a small number of people is brave enough to make a huge step and break out of the comfort zone. Our colleague, Nenad Marković, found a perfect opportunity in AIESEC’s Global internship program and decided to follow his dream. You can read now about his about his life-changing experience.
Would you dare to do the same? If not now, when?