January 15, 2022

Westerners as digital nomads :)

The digital nomad lifestyle has been trending for the last few years, and will probably grow further after the pandemic as more people have learned to work remotely. 💻 Many people have created profitable pursuits in this manner, from freelancing to consulting or coaching, or even managing entire startup businesses and leading global teams (kind of like what I do!) On a funny note, it’s interesting to see how people choose their remote locations. For most Westerners, digital nomad-ing almost certainly means moving to Bali or someplace in Thailand where they can get more sun or sit at a beach, […]
December 26, 2020

My travel blog — where will I visit next?

With the new year approaching and vaccines getting around, let’s hope we can leave the pandemic behind as we enter 2021! Hopefully soon we’ll be able to travel again and get back to exploring the world safely as countries will gradually start to reopen their borders.  Being a travel blogger and seeing as I have visited over 85 countries, I am always thinking of new places to discover. I have some new countries on my list to visit (whenever they become safe and available) including South Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, and several destinations in the region of Central America as well. […]
December 15, 2020

Hotel Loyalty Programs – How I Benefit from them

A big number of people are missing out on the Hotel Loyalty Programs, as they use third-party websites (booking.com, hotelscombined, trivago etc) to make their hotel reservations.    Over my extensive global travels I have found that the best way to book is to use the hotel or airline’s direct website rather than any aggregator sites, and make use of their loyalty and rewards programs. This is certainly more beneficial over the long run. In the past, I myself was using sites such as Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline and the like who offer you short-term gains in the form in the form […]