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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 […]

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I don’t care where you are from

Last updated: 12th January, 2017Whether you are from my childhood neighbourhood or from an exotic/remote area of the world should not matter. But it does too many times. Although many of us like to think we do not judge, the reality is very different: we do judge, everything and everyone, at every single moment of […]

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Proof of onward travel or how to avoid it

Last updated: 12th January, 2017What is a “proof of onward travel” A proof of onward travel is “just a piece of paper”! More seriously, it is a ticket that prove you will leave a country. Period. Whether you go back to where you came from or going to another country does NOT matter. Although you […]

Chiang Mai monthly accommodation hunt

Last updated: 5th January, 2016You want to move to Chang Mai (Thailand) & experiment the digital nomad lifestyle? Me too. And that’s what I just did so here are my house hunting tips from that experience. Budget, local standards & search strategy You often see the words apartments/studios/flats interchangeably online & in this very post. […]