Week 3 Bali

Starting week 3 of 8 here in Bali.  I moved today to a new villa (I like that they call houses villas, but I'm in a pretty normal place) where I’ll be for the rest of my trip.  Tomorrow I have to get up at 6 am and go to the immigration office (which is …

Made it to Bali

Sorry for missing the previous week!  I always underestimate the effects of traveling to and from this corner of the world.  I planned to pen this blog last Monday in the airport, but as often happens I was rushed, tired, and I didn’t arrive in Bali until the following evening.  From there I was jet-lagged …

Back to Work

I’m sitting in a tech-focused office in Stockholm, finally at the point of being unproductive in my apartment.  When I first arrived a few weeks ago everything was new, and I could easily labor for hours at home.  I still put in decent hours last week between the apartment and coffee shops, but I got …

Birthday

Today marks the 37th year of my life.  I’m sitting in a clean beige and white Scandanavian designed living room, watching heavy rain assault the streets outside, while sipping an excellent flat white (thanks to Pascal Cafe for allowing me to bring Califia Barista Blend almond milk so I don’t have to drink the tasty …

A Good Week in Stockholm

It’s been a chilly, but beautiful week here in Stockholm.  The conditions have been alternating between Fall and Spring, and that weather is something I haven’t experienced in a while.  Coming from a daily 90 degrees in Puerto Rico it’s amazing to wear a light jacket.  I’m staying in the hipster area of the city, …

Landing in Europe

I arrived in Stockholm last night for July after a strenuous journey.  My first flight was delayed for four hours causing me to miss my connecting flight in Florida, so I switched to New York which also got delayed for several hours, and was able to finally fly to Stockholm from New York 24 hours …