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How To Find The Best Travel Deals Online
When searching for travel deals everybody starts in one place: online. The internet has opened up a whole new...
The Experience Value of being Higher than Empire State
The most important thing I get out of travel is something I call Experience Value. Experience Value doesn’t directly...
The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
Travel Light, Taken To The Extreme – The 5 Essential Items I Always Bring
Packing is one of the most daunting tasks while leaving for a trip. I almost always leave it to the very last day, which does create some unnecessary stress. It also forces me to think quickly, and travel light. I’ve found that regardless the length of the trip, I... Read more
The Experience Value of being Higher than Empire State
The most important thing I get out of travel is something I call Experience Value. Experience Value doesn’t directly translate to a dollar amount. Admitted, I might have to spend a few dollars to have access to a certain experience, but there’s no direct relation between the amount of... Read more
My Top 5 Travel Destinations in Europe
Whether you plan to explore the ins and outs of Europe or wish to choose one of the most visited travel destinations in the area, there are plenty of amazing bucket-list-worthy options to choose from. In Europe, many city centres combine amazing food, old-world-charm and modern day nightlife. No... Read more
8 World-Tested Tips For Packing And Traveling Light
Have you ever promised yourself to bring less luggage on your next trip? Saying I’ll travel light this time, and actually doing so, are two entirely different things. Maneuvering two heavy suitcases, my camera equipment and backpack through Tokyo station after a long eleven hour flight, wasn’t pleasant. Especially... Read more
Pura Vida: the opposite of our modern way of living
On one of my trips I discovered Costa Rica and it’s lifestyle of “Pura Vida”, which translates to as much as enjoying life and taking your time to celebrate it. Also known as pretty much the opposite of what we’re doing in the west: we’re always in a rush... Read more
Tips to make your travel stress-free
I enjoy going to the airport and just watching people. It doesn’t take long to come to the conclusion that traveling can be very stressful. Most people are in a hurry, feeling rushed to get to where they want to be. And if it’s not the parents yelling at... Read more
Visiting Western Canada? Don’t Miss Off-The-Beaten-Path Kananaskis
Most visitors to Western Canada start their journey either in Vancouver or Calgary. Those starting in Calgary, typically head straight for Banff National Park. After sleeping off the jetlag in one of Calgary’s Airport hotels (see this post for some suggestions) it’s time to pick up the rental car... Read more
Single Or Not – Go On A Solo Trip This Year
I’ve traveled solo a lot. Not everybody always thought that was a good idea. My travel agent thought I would die visiting Canada in winter. My friends thought I lost it when I traveled to South America by myself. Most people shy away from traveling alone, and don’t end... Read more
Reflections: Dealing with issues through traveling
No matter how many material possessions, circumstances, friends or family I left behind temporarily or permanently, I always ended up taking the one thing with me that I could not leave behind: myself. One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. (Thomas Jefferson) When I need a... Read more
Five small but surprising changes that affected my business travel
In 2013, I took my business on the road for almost two months while traveling all over Asia. During that trip, several things happened that significantly impacted the way I take care of my businesses when I’m away from my office and home base for longer periods of time. Eventually the things I... Read more