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Book Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

“Imagine handing a letter to your boss that reads, “Dear Boss, I’m writing to let you know that your services are no longer required. Thanks for everything, but I’ll be doing things my own way now.” 

Imagine that today is your final day of working for anyone other than yourself. What if—very soon, not in some distant, undefined future—you prepare for work by firing up a laptop Read More “Book Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau”

The Way To Cagbalete Island

I love Manila. It’s a great city with great restaurants, great people, great shopping and great affordability. However there’s one big problem with Manila that is never going to change. It has. No. Beach! The good news is the Philippines has some of the best beaches on the planet, Read more

City Blueprint: Manila, The Philippines

The Philippines‘ capital is a lively, densely populated city, but with a chilled out vibe that sets it apart from the other metropolises in Asia. The Americanization of the city is in full force, from their accents to their fast food culture, but the people still retain their local charm in every way. The kindness of the Filipino people is chatted about in travel circles Read More “City Blueprint: Manila, The Philippines”

Learning To Fight In Paradise

While flicking through fun things to do in Asia I floated the idea of learning some martial arts. After all, with all that Ong Bak and Ip Man running through my head, how could I resist? The first genius idea that popped into my head was to join a Muay Thai camp in Thailand, spending the Read more