One Year After Moving To Spain

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Today, October 15th 2019, marks the first anniversary of moving to Spain. Exactly one year ago, me and my partner, Raluca, flew from Bucharest to Valencia with just two suitcases each. I refrained from writing about this experience, for various reasons. As a matter of fact, I refrained from posting too often on this blog … Read more One Year After Moving To Spain

The “Happy Tourist Bias” And Why This Might Be Good For You

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Working from coffee shops has its perks. I’ve been doing it for more than 10 years now (before it was cool and even before Starbucks thought to brand their coffee shops as “the third space” – the one you use in between “home” and “work”). Sometimes it’s too noisy, of course, sometimes it’s too crowded … Read more The “Happy Tourist Bias” And Why This Might Be Good For You

Optimizing Work From Coffee Shops – A Primer

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As a digital nomad, I always prefer to work from a coffee shop, rather than from a coworking space. I don’t have anything against working from coworking spaces, to be honest, and, sometimes, I go test a new space or I try to participate in the events organized by them. It’s just that working from … Read more Optimizing Work From Coffee Shops – A Primer

Fallas – The Purifying Effect Of Loud Noises

The decision to leave Romania for another country was taken during 2017. I just knew that I had to leave. But the actual process materialized at the end of 2018. Partially because there were quite a few loose ends that I still had to take care of back in Romania, and partially because I didn’t … Read more Fallas – The Purifying Effect Of Loud Noises

3 Digital Nomad Friendly Debit Cards Compared: Revolut, TransferWise And Wirex

Being a digital nomad comes at a cost. And no, I’m not talking about a theoretical, psychological cost, but about a very earthy one: a financial cost. In order to move freely from one place to another, to function in different cultures and setups, you need, simply put, money. But even more than that, you … Read more 3 Digital Nomad Friendly Debit Cards Compared: Revolut, TransferWise And Wirex

100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 61. Go Hiking

Do it for at least one week-end. Nature is more powerful than our human created environment. We don?t know how to channel the energy into our artificial habitats. If you want to recharge, go outside and stay in connection with the wilderness. Our modern artificial world is still very young, only a few thousands years. … Read more 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 61. Go Hiking

100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 55. Move To Another Town Or Country

Maybe it’s time to change the environment? Take the plunge, move over. Pick another neighborhood, another town or even another country. Like all the good stuff, it might be pretty difficult in the beginning, but you can bet it would shake everything really good! And shaking everything around is most of time all you need … Read more 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 55. Move To Another Town Or Country