The bright side of jetlag

Sleeping on the plane

Jetlag is not known as the best part of the travel experience, but I've managed to find its positive sides over the years. Higher tolerance to meetings I used to work for a company where we had meetings all the time. Morning meetings (every single morning!), weekly meetings, monthly meetings, team … [Read more...]

Fairy Tales of Sand

Sand Sculpture

There is a yearly sand sculpture festival in Burgas (Bulgaria) that we've been visiting every time we come. Three years ago this is where my daughter went missing. She was 2 years old at the time and she was gone for good 10-15 minutes. The only reason I didn't call the police was that I was still … [Read more...]

Travelling with kids: twists and turns


A couple of weeks ago, after a lot of deliberation, I finally decided to fly to Bulgaria to visit my parents. The trip went pretty well - not the best time of my life by far, but manageable. Then we had a couple of amazing days with my family. Until on day three, my 7-year-old got a fever. At … [Read more...]

The other Ukraine


If you see Ukraine mentioned in the news these days, you''ll also see images of war and destruction. I have different photos to share, from before the conflict. They're all from Kiev... there's no fighting in Kiev at the moment, so on the surface it probably still looks the same. But last year we … [Read more...]