Writing From Leopold Cafe, Heartbeat of Shantaram
Feb15

Writing From Leopold Cafe, Heartbeat of Shantaram

This week I’m writing from Leopold Cafe, in the heart of Colaba district, downtown Mumbai. This cafe, established 1871, is best known as centrepiece hangout in classic novel, Shantaram, based on the true story by Gregory David Roberts. Shantaram was frequently recommended while traveling through India last year, and grace linked me with a copy in Berlin. It rapidly became one of my favourite books of all time. Exciting,...

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Back on the Road, Nomadic in Delhi
Feb07

Back on the Road, Nomadic in Delhi

Lotus Temple, New Delhi My life was recently cat photos It’s been quiet at DigitalNomad.Blog, as has been life itself. Not to worry… excitement has returned! I spent the past few months laboriously typing away at my book, Plan Sea. The second draft is pretty much finished, and the Plan Sea book is scheduled for a June 13 launch. We mostly stayed indoors in a warm home near Krakow, sheltered from plummeting, freezing...

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A Road Trip Through Dresden, Cologne, Berlin
Nov23

A Road Trip Through Dresden, Cologne, Berlin

We’ve taken some time away from the regular online channels to focus on writing, learning and developing new technologies, and enjoying life itself. Ten days after deactivating my Facebook, I let everybody know I will soon be deleting it, and much of my other, so-called, social media. I’m putting together a lengthy Medium article about the marriage of Big Tech and US intelligence, and its role in the failing...

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Travel Leads The Heart Home
Nov02

Travel Leads The Heart Home

Strolling through a forest in Krakow Halfway through an anticipated six months tenure in the quiet Krakow suburb of Zielonki, future prospects are becoming clearer. Upon regular, deeper reflection, my heart and mind are guiding me in a particular direction. The long term plan is organically evolving, without forcing anything. Travel plans for 2019 are taking shape. Two months, mostly business, back in India, my second ten-day...

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Masia One – Far East Empress
Nov01

Masia One – Far East Empress

The Masia One and Only This week on DigitalNomad.Blog we profile reggae queen of Asia, Masia One, with her first new album in four years: Far East Empress. In recent weeks we featured other talented global friends – Thumpermonkey (UK) and Strangers on a Plane (Canada), and this week we introduce long-time confidante, Masia One. About Masia One Masia One Masia One is truly international. The confident and acclaimed artist was...

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The Mountains of Zakopane
Oct26

The Mountains of Zakopane

In the middle of the week, four of us headed to the Polish mountainside town of Zakopane. At the foot of the Tatra mountain range, and two hours south from Krakow, Zakopane is considered the “winter capital of Poland”. While popular year round, the town’s population is a little under 30,000 people. With nearby ski and snowboard slopes, the town is home to many of the affluent, from Poland, Russia and other...

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