Don’t Invest in Africa

Don’t. Don’t invest in a whole continent. Or have you ever heard of someone who got an investment right at the same time in 54 countries? Invest in a sector. Invest in a country. Invest in people. But please, let’s stop seeing Africa as a country. Guinea differs from Mozambique just as Peru differs from…

14 Tips For Millennials Who Want To Travel The World

In the past 2 months, I’ve worked from beaches, airports, universities, boats, local cafés, swimming pools, hotels, couches, coworking spaces, busses, hammocks, and even the jungle. I’ve driven amazing sports cars, seen the heights of New York, eaten the healthiest food, met amazing people creating impactful change, learnt a bit more about programming but especially…

Tel Aviv

When a guy sits next to you with a gun, and it’s a sign of safety, you know you are in Israel. This is about Tel Aviv – an amazingly vivid city with a lot to discover and explore: Read the full story here: Tel Aviv.

Cockroach Polo

…never heard about this game? No wonder. I just invented it. Instructions are easy. Coincidentially step on the various cockroaches running around by night. As you wake up in the morning, take a broom and kick the dead ones out like you’d play Polo. For someone like me who is usually scared of such animals,…

Back to Mama Africa

You know you are back to Africa when you get welcomed by this beautiful sunrise, here right over Ethiopia. It is the people calling you “Mzungu”, (cosmetic) shops with names like “Remember Love” and the relaxed mindset and not necessarily always checking your watch that makes this part of the world so unique. A short…

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for my blog. I think that 2012 was a good way to start off in the blogging world! 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt….

Asante sana Zanzibar!

A country? City? Region? Or what? General confusion when you hear the word “Zanzibar”. For most European ears it sounds very far away. Only the name “Zanzibar” already rings tones of holiday, easy life, beautiful beaches and relaxing. What it feels like to touch the shell of a turtle?! Or drinking honey wine? Where you,…