Book fairs, literature festivals and storytelling festivals are an amazing opportunity to promote your own book, network with other authors, publishers, translators, meet authors whose work you admire (remember that the handshake trumps the photo) and discover new favourite reads. Europe has a variety of international literary festivals and book fairs to pick from. To … Continue reading Literature Festivals and Book Fairs in the UK 2019
Visiting Amsterdam in the winter is a gamble, it may be sunny and nice or it could be damp and nasty. Either way, as there are 75 museums in Amsterdam there is always one more museum to visit even when canal cruising and Amsterdam by bike is not favoured by weather. What to do in Amsterdam … Continue reading Amsterdam in 72 Hours – The First Day
See the list of six most common scames in Petra and how to avoid them. Petra, has a selection of scams and extra services to offer to trick you hand over more money you intended to spend. Most of the scams in Petra aim to trick you to hand over your money yourself. Is it actually a scam when you agree to it? Is it a cultural difference or a wilful scamming? While it is always better to assume goodwill, if you don't have a budget for it, it's better to avoid extra spending. Know about them before you go to your visit to Petra, Jordan.
Night in Sahara is an amazing experience. The desert is far from being an empty field of sand and endless dunes. Along the way, there are palm trees (dates not coconuts), boulders, camels and people. The road is a hard ground loosely covered with changing piles of sand. Varied and picturesque.
Tartu is the second largest (or a less small) town in Estonia. It’s also a student town with the Estonian largest university established in 17th century. The city ambience is fresh and youthful despite the muddy autumn shifting towards the winter. The youth of the nation happily roams the streets of the town, sample a local lively bar scenery and (as they always have) express their views on the walls of the world.
Coworking spaces provide resources to digital nomads to work together, but it also gives a will and a way to play together. Do social part of the coworking spaces become a distraction on a concentrating? To get things done most of the freelancers need undisturbed time to concentrate. As with most things in life it comes down to finding the right balance between social events and work time.
The Bansko town is wrapped in the off-season quiet and looks a few sizes too big for the number of people on the streets. Turns out that coworking space with its nomads' influx makes a notable difference. With approximately 40 digital nomads who rent apartments, buy food and keep up an active social life can actually make a difference to a small town economy.