The Cottage on the Left

It’s always difficult to find a place to stay when moving to a new city. My work as a journalist meant I was always on the move, never staying in a place for more than a couple of months. This naturally made it difficult to find a decent place for an affordable price. Finding the […]

Kaizen – The Art of Continuous Improvement

Konnichiwa! Welcome to Japan and to the art of continuous improvement – Kaizen. Kaizen per se is a Japanese Business Philosophy – it’s a tool to improve quality, productivity, safety, and workplace culture. So how can this help in lifestyle improvement if it is a business concept you may wonder. Let’s take a look at […]

Lifestyle World Series: Cultural Practices Around the World

Welcome to the Lifestyle World Series! In this series we’ll take a look at different cultural practices around the world. Practices which might lead to personal growth or instigate a lifestyle change. Simple things that might help transform yourself. If not a change then at the very least provide some insight into cultures around the […]

To be or Not to be

No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion… Nelson Mandela These are words by Nelson Mandela from his book “Long Walk to Freedom” and quite recently it was a trending twitter post by former American President Barack Obama. What is it about these […]