Annapurna Circuit

How to trek the Annapurna circuit

Last updated: 19th October, 2016As many travelers coming back from months of adventures around Asia say: trekking in the Himalayas is one of the most unforgettable experience you can have. The landscapes of the Himalayas, its many 6’000+ meters surreal mountains, and remote “stuck in time” altitude villages will leave you breathless. All the information […]

Travel gear for backpackers & long term travelers

Last updated: 5th October, 2016You probably don’t know exactly what you need for traveling until that moment when you actually are missing that item. Each person has different tastes, opinions & “dependencies” regarding what is essential. Here is my biased input on the topic. Note that I like technical & convenient stuff. Remember that some […]

Java and Bali

Bali and Java in a few weeks

Last updated: 2nd September, 2016I decided to write this post after emailing far too many people regarding tips on Bali and Java. SIM card Get a “Simpati” SIM card on arrival. It’s around 5€ for 4GB of data. From then on, you’re pretty relax to do your online research, use Google map & so on. […]

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit

Trekking and traveling in Nepal in 2016

Last updated: 8th June, 2016Trekking hike in the Himalayas always sounded like an epic adventure. So epic that it also felt very intimidating, even after meeting people who had done it themselves. The earthquake of April 2015 and the recent fuel & gas shortage (because of Indian blockade) adding more confusion to the challenge. “Is […]

Underwater Rugby: fighting for the ball

Underwater rugby is such a fun sport

Last updated: 8th June, 2016It’s not a joke, underwater rugby is a real sport (read full article on Wikipedia). It even has world championships featuring teams from Norway, Italy, Colombia & more. Note that it’s also abbreviated UWR for UnderWater Rugby. I bumped into it while going to my local swimming pool to try Apnea. […]

Southeast Asia map

Even dumb people can travel in Southeast Asia

Last updated: 9th June, 2016Thailand & Bali have been the easiest & safest place I ever traveled to in my life. I know this may sound strange if you have never been there, but all you need is two brain cells & a bit a of cash (obviously… just saying in case you’re stupid!). Alright, […]

Bangkok skyscrapers at night

Start your endless trip from a cheap global city

Last updated: 8th June, 2016You can begin your limitless travel adventures in a cheap international city. From there you can buy all the gear you need, start planning & gently adapt to the local culture. This “recipe” applies to whoever plans to leave home for a very long time: long-term travellers, digital nomads, perpetual travellers […]

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My experiment at online education

Last updated: 8th June, 2016Looking for an efficient & flexible way to learn new skills? Me too, and I gave a try at several online education services after doing hours of research to find the “right” tool for the job. MOOCs stands for massive open online course, “it is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open […]

Uglified laptop opened

Travel tip: uglify your gear

Last updated: 8th June, 2016Worried about being robbed when traveling? Well, that’s a very legitimate concern & one clever way to lower the chances of getting your precious devices robbed is to “uglify” them! What does “uglify” mean? Make whatever you want to protect look cheap & old (worn out): a sort of camouflage to prevent attracting too […]