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How Financial Freedom Will Change Your Life
What does financial freedom mean? In short, it describes a lifestyle that is organized in such a way that...
The Third Book In The Bestselling Freedom Project Series Is Available Now
I’m really excited to be able to share some wonderful news with you today: My new book, The Freedom...
Write a Book… on the beach!
Coming to you live from my patio in the Bahamas! I’m the author of the book The Freedom Project,...
Feeling Bored In Isolation Or Quarantine?
The coronavirus (covid19) is here and will be around for a while, most likely many more of us will be infected. Like many of you, I’m stuck at my home office without the ability to leave as I’ve been exposed directly to someone who has tested positive for the... Read more
The Story Of The Baby Elephant
Have you ever felt stuck in your life? Maybe you have been faced with a problem over and over again, and you can’t seem to overcome it? Maybe that same problem resurfaced at different times in your life? This isn’t another article singing the praises of positive thinking (I... Read more
My Unexpected Trip To Amsterdam To Have Coffee With Opa
My biological grandfather passed away a few years ago. I knew it was coming at some point. After moving to Canada I knew that eventually, I would get that dreaded phone call from the old homeland informing me a family member had passed away or was about to. At... Read more
Are you getting the best use out of your camera?

I see a lot of fellow travellers who are trying to capture some amazing scenery or city skyline with a decent camera, while shooting on “full auto” – sometimes even with flash. It makes me cringe a little every time. It’s like buying a Porsche (or another fancy sports car brand of your choice) but only driving it in first gear around the block.

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Buying art for dummies: a quick guide
It all started when cavemen began to draw on the walls. Since then everyone has, at one point or another, displayed some form of art in their home. It might have been something our kids created in kindergarten, for mom to proudly display on the fridge. Or maybe it’s a genuine impressionist painting by an elephant... Read more
Travel and scenic photography 101
When you are driving through the Canadian Rocky Mountains, somewhere near Banff National Park, and you notice a black SUV parked half off the road and some Dutch guy leaning to the left to avoid a branch with his camera in the act of getting that perfect angle, you have met me.... Read more
5 Reasons I Didn’t Move To Vancouver… But Love Visiting
It’s with mixed feelings but a happy heart that after 11+ years in Calgary I’ve decided it’s time for change. After being landlocked for this long I miss being near the water. Real water: salty water. So it’s time to move on and I’ve got my destination set for Vancouver’s... Read more
Getting The Best Angle In Sports And Action Photography
Of all the kinds and styles of photography being practiced today, sports (and action) photography is probably the most exciting – not to mention the most difficult – of all. Since this kind of photography involves so much speed and action, photographing your subjects requires much more than the... Read more
How To Read 30 Books A Month
Yes, reading 30 books a month sounds impossible, but here’s my take on it. For you book worms with little time to spare on your favorite hobby, I can relate. Being a book hoarder myself, I needed a simple and way tool to improve my ability to read and... Read more
What it means to Live a Life by Experience
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