This week confirmed once again that social media advertising is probably not what you should be doing as a creative entrepreneur. Who else watched the 2018 Apple Keynote? Parts of it was a direct attack on Facebook and how people perceive their behaviour. While every entrepreneur out there thinks... Read more
Do you have a website? Ever since Google introduced their infamous Panda and Penguin updates, I’ve seen hundreds of creative entrepreneurs lose entire income streams overnight. And it wasn’t very long ago that I was in the same boat. I was doing search engine optimization just like everyone else,... Read more
Immigrating to a different country breaks something in you. Something that can never be repaired. Is it for better or worse? After living and working in Canada for a decade today it’s time to make up the balance.
In my Travel book The Freedom Project I introduced the concept of Experience Value which I’ve used extensively in my travels. The reason I travel is to undergo a certain experience, whether it’s just to smell or taste a different culture, to swim with dolphins or just sit on... Read more
Last time I arrived in Paris, the city of light and love, it was horrible. After a great train ride from Amsterdam, and looking forward to a few relaxing days in Paris I arrived at the wrong hotel. There turned out to be two hotels, with exactly the same name. Thanks, Expedia.... Read more
I just bought my ski pass for the upcoming season. With local season passes and even “discount” cards becoming increasingly more expensive my travel hacking mind kicked in. The goal? Optimize the amount of ski days for as little money per day as possible.
Despite what it may look like sometimes, social media is designed to allow people to connect to one another. We’ve come a long way since primitive text-form updates, and, for better or worse, people share anything and everything using some of the biggest social media sites. The rise of social... Read more
For years I’ve been overthinking my passion, thinking it had to be either writing, teaching, photography, or maybe something else. While I love doing all of those things, the central theme that connects them all for me is travel. It’s probably what you know me for if nothing else.