How travelling makes you a better person | Aleksander Aleksiev & Yanitsa Tencheva | TEDxUWCRCNCan travel change the way you see the world. For aleksander and Yanitsa their experience travelling across the whole South American continent opened their eyes to the compassion and generosity of the human spirit. Through this experience they believe that traveling can indeed make you a better person.
Alexander graduated the Bulgarian national school for ancient cultures and languages, specialized in ancient history. He studied Hispanic studies and business management in Queen Mary, University of London. Alexander also had the opportunity to enjoy an exchange year through the ‘Erasmus’program in Seville, Spain. Having adventurous spirit, Alexander travelled across the whole South American continent on land from Bogota to Ushuaia. He is also the founder of the Sofia Mountaineering Club, working for various charitable and environmentalist causes
Yanitsa has studied Ecology and Environmental science in Sofia University. After finishing her bachelor degree, she continued her studies and became master in the sphere of Virology. After a while, she entered into the organic circle as a sales assistant in a local organic store. Four months later she was already working as an office assistant in a company that produces organic raw bars and shortly after that she became a quality assurance manager. Today, she is a production manager in a similar company. Yanitsa travelled through South America mainly hitch-hiking and on occasional bus, giving freedom to her adventurous spirit.
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