Category Archives: Life

Not happy? Change!

Realizing that you have been doing something wrong in your life is not bad. Realizing that you have wasted another year is not bad. Realizing that you are missing out on something is not bad. But, not changing your life is … Continue reading

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An extra day: 29 February 2016

Tomorrow, you will receive a precious gift: an extra day. Because 2016 is a leap year, you will have 24 hours more in your year. Even those of you who pretend that they don’t have enough time, have no more … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill on New Year’s Resolutions

It’s mid-February. If you are like me, most of your new wear’s resolutions have already dissipated, been forgotten or pushed to March or April. The smarter ones among you won’t have made any resolutions in the first place. But if … Continue reading

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Moving to Bolivia

From January 2016 on, I will establish a base in Bolivia for at least three months. What do I want a base for, if I am a traveler? I do feel at home anywhere immediately, as you know, and quickly adapt to … Continue reading

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Pro-tip: Don’t ever return to the Office!

When you return to the office after six years of retirement (due to the Iran story, as you may remember) to say hello to the few surviving colleagues, you will also meet the gentleman whose name would simply be “Q” in … Continue reading

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My TEDx talk: Traveling for Change

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Sad things (16) Birthday Party

When you invite your friends to a birthday party and nobody shows up. Photographed at the Kalemegdan fortress in Belgrade, Serbia.

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