A few days ago, out of sheer curiosity for my own past - prompted by my love/hate relationship for Facebook memories - I decided to scroll through my own profile. I went deep. Scrolled past photos of friends who I haven’t seen in a while, funny videos I had shared, political articles, and a post … Continue reading WHY OFFICE WORK IS OUT AND TRAVEL WORK IS IN
It seems like Airbnb is growing up, just like brands usually do… or, well, people. My parents like to travel in style. They prefer to stay in hotels where all their needs will be met. They will most definitely not stay in a stranger’s home. Luxury hotels are usually a preferred choice. Who can blame … Continue reading Airbnb’s Growing Pains and Luxury Travel
Good documentaries connect you with the world; they bring you another perspective, or perhaps transport you into the past. “Thank You For The Rain” takes us to a small village in Kenya, where Kisilu Musya is attempting to organize his community to become more empowered in the drought that faces them, by planting trees to … Continue reading Documentary Review: “Thank You For The Rain”
On my last post I talked about working less. Working intelligently. About making sure that our life is not centered around the idea that we have to feel busy to be fulfilled. That we need time to create. Time to be. Time to connect with the people in our lives. That being busy should not … Continue reading What Is It We Are Supposed To Do?
As we come into a New Year, many of us (yes, myself included), are mapping out our goals for 2018. Getting ready to make this year bigger and better. For a lot of people - especially in the country that has been my home for the last few years - this means to enter, or … Continue reading Resolution: Aiming To Do Less
Picture yourself in a grand supermarket. Filled with options; in what seems like hundreds of aisles. Dozens of different options of olive oil imported from Southern Italy. Virgin, extra-virgin, with truffle, light, cold-pressed, stone milled, organic… It really is spectacular. And just like the options in olive oil there are dozens of different types of … Continue reading Olive Oil, and the Paradox of Choice
This might sound counterintuitive so bare with me. Since people love lists, I decided to make a bit of a compilation of reasons why being wrong is a good thing. Of course, this means the recognition of the mistake; given that if you are wrong, but you don't know you are wrong... well that is … Continue reading Why Being Wrong Should Make You Happy