Lahmacuns, Apologies And Recurring Business

According to Wikipedia, a lahmacun is “a round, thin piece of dough topped with minced meat (most commonly beef and lamb) and minced vegetables and herbs including onions, tomatoes and parsley, then baked.” It’s quite tasty. Although I’ve been living for more than 40 years at the gates of the Orient, in Bucharest, that is, … Read more

My Top 100 Self-Improvement Posts

At the moment of writing this post, there are more than 650 articles on this blog. Some of them are about business, some of them are about digital nomading, but most of them are about self-improvement. As I was looking at the most popular self-improvement posts this morning, I realized there’s quite a difference between … Read more

Why I Don’t Like Magical, Wish-granting Fishes

You know the story: a fisherman catches a magic fish, which can actually grant 3 (or more) wishes. The fisherman then asks for the most important 3 wishes, fish grants them, everybody lives happily ever after. Well, I don’t buy that. Don’t get me wrong. I do think those “magic fishes” are real. I’m convinced … Read more

What If Life Is Just A Giant Scuba Diving Session?

Never did scuba diving, but I saw a lot of people doing it. I’m also a very big fan of underwater filming and, generally speaking, of whatever happens under the waters. Don’t know why, I’ve always been like this. Today, without any warning, while looking at a documentary about sea creatures around New Zealand shore, … Read more

The Inner Desert And The Outside Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is probably the most luxurious, rich and spectacular ecosystem in the world. Colorful, alive and overwhelming, exploding with life at any second, this rainforest is probably the archetype of what life, in its primal, unlimited expression, can be. On the other hand, Sahara is probably the deadliest place on this planet. Dry, … Read more