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Van life for beginners

Last updated: 19th August, 2017Disclosure Before heading for van life, I must share my opinion about it after owning a van for one year. In short: the van owns you more than you own it. Owning such vehicle means spending a lot of money, time and energy. Police, insurances, mechanics/maintenance, garage, breakdowns, parking fines, accidents, […]

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Best flight search engines & websites

Last updated: 19th August, 2017Looking for a cheap flight to escape the winter or flee your country coz your new president is a douchebag?Well, here are a few links to help you reach that goal without ruining yourself: flight search engines, unusual websites & much more. The more flexible you are with your travel dates […]

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Travel gear for backpackers & long term travelers

Last updated: 24th March, 2017You 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 […]

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GPS navigation and track recording with your iPhone

Last updated: 8th June, 2016I prepared for my first long trek by exploring options regarding GPS navigation and track recording. I knew a few friends using their phone when going mountain biking so I thought it should be also possible for hiking. I quickly found out that iPhone had an app called “MotionX GPS” doing […]

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Start your endless trip from a cheap global city

Last updated: 23rd March, 2017You can begin your limitless travel adventures in a cheap international city. From there you can buy all the gear (you think ;]) 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 […]

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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 […]

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Travel tip: uglify your gear

Last updated: 23rd March, 2017Worried 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 […]

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My favorite travel apps in 2016

Last updated: 9th June, 2016After many months traveling, I can confidently judge some of the new apps I tried. I have an IT background so I try to find special cases where a given app is not up to the task. Although I am using an iPhone now, you can find most of these apps […]