This year is to be an appreciation of life; a focused pursuit of wisdom; a year of relentlessly chasing boredom.
Sirens is another beautiful novel by Vonnegut about where with more focus than ever before he pursues the contradictory absurdity of meaningful life. A novel that ironically makes you question whether a higher meaning in life would actually be a… Continue Reading
During my second visit to Vietnam, I spent nearly a month ruthlessly searching for the best local Vietnamese food in Ho Chi Minh City. I found some good stuff. Here’s what I think are the stars of Vietnamese cuisine, and… Continue Reading
Over the last nine days, I think I have eaten more Bhutanese food than any westerner before me. The reason I say that, is that in Bhutan it’s harder than you think to eat local food. At first, I was… Continue Reading
This book by Thomas More is famous for coining the term “utopia – an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.” Unfortunately, that’s all it should be known for. The negative connotation that the term Utopia has,… Continue Reading
I admire Huxley for his spirit, character, and intention. He is an author who relentlessly pursued the idea that mankind could structure itself better; that there was, if not an ideal state, a better state. Huxley is extremely well read… Continue Reading
In 2016 I started travelling with a single backpack and have never looked back. Since then I’ve really gone for the whole “minimalist” travel route, where you reduce everything down to the core essentials, allowing you to travel light and… Continue Reading
This year is going to be an amazing year of adventure for me. I’m taking my second mini-retirement and heading off for a year (or there abouts) of travel ✈️ I’m both excited and scared shitless. If you’ve ever travelled… Continue Reading