Reality Check

So last week I blogged about how I was happy about being in Stockholm and not needing any more summer travel or plans.  Naturally a week later I find myself with a flight to London this coming week, and one to Croatia in two weeks.  I even attempted to book a day of flight this …

Midsummer 2018

Another very social week here in Stockholm with the Midsummer holiday on Friday.  The equivalent to me in America is the 4th of July, with almost everything shutdown Friday-Sunday.  I celebrated with my girlfriend and her family eating shrimp, herring, and some steak (not Swedish style, but good on the grill).  We also played a …

Settling into Stockholm

After a few weeks of traveling, I’m now (almost) settled into Stockholm.  I’ve got a co-working office, a CrossFit gym, and some quality local food/coffee.  It’s pretty great as everything is within a 6 minute walk, but I’m still figuring out the best way to assemble my day.   One thing during traveling I didn’t …

Holy Week

I'm sitting in a cafe called Don Ruiz in beautiful Old San Juan that makes me feel like I'm in a Spanish military barracks.  As usual the temperature is a sunny 80 degrees, and every day beyond Monday gets me confused with Friday.  With Easter this weekend there's an even more relaxed vibe than normal …

Post Puerto Crypto

What a whirlwind past week.  My friend Jeff and his wife visited for a cryptocurrency (technically blockchain but I'm not a fan of that term) conference.  I'd wake up each day fantasizing about snoozing, rush to dress up, attend talks/meet new people during the day, and go to luxurious all-night booze-fests centered around networking as …