Remember the first time you heard a fairy tale?

It’s pretty much since then stories have been accompanying us throughout life. Even what we tell ourselves everyday about our own life is… just a story ?‍♀️ The liberating thing about this realisation is that the shape of our story depends only on us.


HelloTalk became a part of the life story of more than 12 million users ? Many tales can be told about their ups, downs, and 180 degree turns. Some of them we collected here.

And, as surprising as they may be, they are not fairy tales.

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Dramatic and full of passion. That’s how we often perceive
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Curiosity. It’s what leads us to explore and learn. It
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Why an Aussie Sold His Telescope to Travel to Thailand
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How a Student in Mexico Fought the American Stereotype
Distance. Whether metaphorical or physical, distance prevents us from creating
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