Why we need to disconnect in order to connect

Two bearded sailors from Russia entered the lobby of the hotel as I took one…


Virtual life makes us realize just how much we miss the real world

Everywhere you look on the internet right now, dozens of articles outline how…


I spent a week in the city of the future - and I’m not sure it's the future we want

It’s 9 p.m. on a Friday evening, and the streets of Songdo are eerily…


The beauty of feeling small and insignificant

I don’t recall feeling as small and insignificant as I did when we made it to…


The art of letting go, and what we can learn from the East

I have never been good at dealing with change. It first hit me in the summer of…


What I learned from confronting my smartphone habits

After a long and tiring day at the office you pick up your smartphone to listen…


What if we embraced our inner child more often?

When we say a person acted “like a child”, we typically mean it in a derogatory…


Norway mountains

How I became more at ease with travelling alone

“Are you going away for the weekend?” a colleague asked me. “Yes, I’m flying to…


The painting in the mountains

“First I saw the mountains in the painting. Then I saw the painting in…


hong kong air pollution

Hong Kong air pollution in photos

You’ve probably heard about Hong Kong air pollution before. You might have read…