Tag Archives: Digital Nomad

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A pub crawl that led us to the top of a Bulgarian mountain

Traveling as a lifestyle affords plenty of opportunities otherwise unavailable, but maybe not as much as the simple power of “yes.” As an introvert, I would tend to accept quiet nights in without much fuss. As someone married to an extrovert, I hardly get the opportunity. But this time, saying “yes” to a pub crawl in Bucharest, Romania led us to an abandoned cable car station on top of a mountain in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Beautiful Budapest

Budapest is a hotbed of history, from Roman Aquincum onward to 2000 years of tumultuous fortunes. But whatever the causes, that history has left behind a truly beautiful mark. I like to say of Budapest that it’s like someone crumpled up Paris and then tried to lay it out flat again. There’s an old saying […]

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You Went to Estonia!? Or, Quitting Government Cold Turkey

Estonia went from a backwater basket case to a modern EU country, a NATO member, and a driver of digital innovation that punches well above its weight in the world economy in just twenty years. That’s remarkable.