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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 […]


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: 11th January, 20192019 Update After numerous debates regarding the “Where are you from?” chitchat question, some friends and I were discussing what would be a more appropriate way to ask someone’s geographical identity (or whatever you call this). Here are some of the ideas we came up with: Where do you feel from […]


Proof of onward travel or how to avoid it

Last updated: 11th January, 2019What 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. […]