Monthly Archives: December 2013

Be willing to walk away

In many countries doing business is all about negotiating. If you live in Europe or North-America, you might not be used to haggling over the price of a box of cornflakes (although you can and should haggle if buying clothes at a boutique store or something like expensive camera equipment), but in other parts of […]

market in hoi an vietnam

eiffel tower

This is not a travel blog

This is not a travel blog. I don’t like travel blogs. (Most) travel blogs contain a collection of the same canned experiences that are readily sold to tourists, with at best some variations in the particular hotel where the blogger stayed or the tour operator he used. While this may be fun for his friends […]