Sarine is an urban researcher, freelance writer, amateur photographer and documentary filmmaker with a strong interest in arts and culture, gastronomy, socio-economic challenges and development. Passionate about travelling, she has been to around 70 countries where she has tried, as much as she could, to experience the places the way the locals do. Sarine is ethnically Armenian, born and raised in Belgium. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Cambridge with an MPhil in Development Studies. She has lived in a couple of countries including Belgium, the UK, Indonesia and now Rwanda.