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Why This Truck Converted Me Into A Social Media Believer (And Influencer)
I’ll be honest with you. I never really believed in social media. Of course I had a profile on...
Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer
People attending my art events, when pondering over my travel photography, always comment on “how they wish they had...
My travel art – almost 200 prints from over 25 destinations around the world (and counting)
“Support living artists, the dead ones don’t need it.” My inspiration comes from traveling all over the world: I...
Why apparent failure in business can be a good thing: turning roadblocks into stepping stones
Ever had some issues trying to accomplish something you really wanted to do? We all have. For anything new to manifest in your life the old behaviors and patterns first have to fall away, which could make for a bit of turbulence along the way. That’s a natural process,... Read more
Dolce Far Niente: Why you should drop everything today and do nothing

Whatever you’re working on – forget about it for the rest of the day, and create something. Something useful. Something you care about.

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Turn Your Passion For Words Into A Freelance Writing Career
A beach in Hawaii. A coffee shop in South America. A city in Europe. The East Coast of Canada. What do these locations have in common? In each of these and in many other remote places, I know of writers who are freelancing with a fair degree of success.... Read more
Why This Truck Converted Me Into A Social Media Believer (And Influencer)
I’ll be honest with you. I never really believed in social media. Of course I had a profile on all the popular networks, sharing my stories, travel pictures and the things I was working on – but that was pretty much it. Until one day the phone rang… It... Read more
The cure for anything is salt water

I have always loved the beach. I lived close to it in The Hague. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm. Someone once said “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.”

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It’s not screen time, it’s book time
Printed media is not dead by any means, as millions of people still prefer to curl up with a good book. Personally I love the smell and touch of a book, whether old or new. However, I’m excited that two of my e-books are now available on Amazon as... Read more
How to stay fit while traveling: ten helpful tips for exercise success
Cardiovascular exercise stimulates your entire body, encouraging improved circulation, heart and lung strength, system detoxification and more. It also enhances your mood and quality of life. Weight-training exercise increases lean muscle mass. Muscle burns calories for energy, so the more muscle you have, the more calories you will burn.... 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
The last Lonely Planet book you’ll ever buy
This week the postman surprised me with a box of Lonely Planet books. I buy one for every country I visit – so I have built quite the collection on my bookshelf over the years. It makes for a cool addition to my living room. Amongst a few others this time... Read more
Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer

People attending my art events, when pondering over my travel photography, always comment on “how they wish they had gone there”.

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