JD and I are fighting now. The good thing is that it gives me some inspiration for writing this blog I had in mind for already a few weeks. The bad thing is, we are at the French countryside, I don’t know anyone here, cooperating is difficult now and I guess dinner tonight is not … Read more
I realized I never wrote the “Breaking-my-back-in-Mongolia” story for theperfectstrugglersdotcom. So here it is: my ‘How did I break my back memoires’ in Mongolia during our Mongolia horse trek.
In 2014 we decided to go for it. Chase the dream and live the consequences. Which meant quitting the 9-till-5 and selling the house. And go … Read more
This is my story how I was able to survive for three weeks without wifi. I was in a rural area in Portugal, wild boars were strolling around at night, the supermarket was a half an hour walk away, and we didn’t have any neighbors or entertainment close by. Let me tell you the story … Read more
Probably the most ordinary way to live your life: “Build a career. Marry your love. Buy a house. Get children!” Millions and millions of people walked this path. It is like Elton Johns – Circle of Life. It is the normal dogma. A logic you don’t question you just follow up. It is the evolution … Read more
For someone who hates the sound of eating noisily it is quite a challenge to be in China. Especially when you are aboard of a full train for the coming 30 hours.
For someone who can’t stand the sound of snoring a train ride in China by night can be quite challenging. Especially since the … Read more
I get noticed by people around me, therefore I am. I interact, therefore I am. I am active and reach goals, therefore I am. So what will happen with me when you leave me in nature with only Jandaan (and fish) around me? It sounds like an interesting social experiment and this is what is … Read more
Everybody struggles in life every now and then. Struggling is part of life. There isn’t something like a big or a small problem. It doesn’t matter what other people think or say, it all depends on your perception. That determines your struggle.
I struggle myself as well. I cope with bigger issues and smaller ones. … Read more
In this blog you will read how people responded – or what they secretly thought – when we told them about our plans to sell our apartment and furniture, quit our jobs, and go travelling. It is very easy to be convinced not to do what you really want in this short life and as … Read more
I can really annoy myself with my own behaviour while working on – for example – this blog. I want to write, I want to be productive. But I find myself scrolling through my Facebook wall, investigating posts I already saw the day before. Or I walk into the bathroom every five minutes; first to … Read more