• The First Year Abroad – Gratitude and Reflections

    Singapore Super Trees 1

    May 2, 2016 Comments (4) Uncategorized

    Disclaimer: Dear friends, the first part of this post is deeply personal, and designed to make you think. I understand that may scare some people. If you must, feel free to skip the next few paragraphs, straight to the list of “50 things I am grateful for, after one year of travel.”   One year ago,

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  • Hanoi: Hello, I Love You!

    Hanoi Hello I Love You

    February 26, 2016 Comments (0) Destinations

    It’s been a while since you’ve heard from me. I’m working on something big. Here’s a sneak preview: #x: “Hello, I Love You!” Location: Hanoi, Vietnam I’ve been in Hanoi less than an hour, but I already know I was wrong about everything. Everywhere, masses of scooters fly around me,

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  • The Blind Conductor

    The Blind Conductor

    December 16, 2015 Comments (0) Thought Catalogue

    But life is not played in cold, discrete intervals. No: life is a symphony, composed by the unknown, and played by an orchestra nobody can see nor hear all at once. Only the conductor suffers from the delusion that he controls the show. He is blind – so incredibly blind – to the reality that …

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Fear Mask

My Greatest Fear – And Why You Should be Terrified as Well

October 24, 2014 Comments (2) Question Everything, Thought Catalogue, Uncategorized

My greatest fear… …is not that I should somehow fail at something meaningful. My greatest fear is that I might live in mediocrity.  Should I try and not succeed in my attempts at some kind of greatness – even if such attempts may culminate in repeated and brutal

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WhyTravelBecauseWeCan1 April 24, 2015

24 Reasons Why I Decided to Quit Everything and Travel...

“I did it! I bought a one-way ticket to Bangkok! I sold all my possessions, quit

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iPhone download September 2014 186 December 26, 2014

An Unlikely Romance in Italy: Part 2 (The Part Where...

An Unlikely Romance in Italy: Part 2   A few months ago, I chronicled my

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Irony October 11, 2014

61 Days in Russia – Dramatic Irony

61 Days in Russia   Chapter 2: Dramatic Irony Irony:  the Machiavellian

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