In my post about writing every day, I wrote about several ideas that often emerge through my daily practice of writing morning pages, and how these ideas have begun to form a sort of personal creed – a collection of a few small ideas that I have come to believe can have a large impact on my life.
The first thing I did this morning after I woke up was sit down and write 750 words. I did the same thing yesterday, and on a majority of mornings for the last 7 years.
There was no way I was visiting Odessa, Ukraine, without visiting this former statue of Vladimir Lenin that has been remodelled into Darth Vader, sitting in the courtyard of a factory complex just out of town.
After spending a week working out of coworking spaces and anti-cafes in Odessa, Ukraine, I wrote this quick guide to the best places to get some work done in the seaside port town.
This bizarrely decorated hallway in an otherwise unassuming Soviet-era apartment block in Kyiv is easily the creepiest place I have ever been, and a perfect contribution to Atlas Obscura.
My first post on our new blog, Pineapple Explorer, a guide to parking your motorbike in Vietnam. Driving a motorbike in Vietnam’s chaotic traffic was no problem for me, but figuring out how and where to park was more complicated than it seems.
When Matt Way told me that the Hottest 100 in 2014 was easily hackable, I wrote about it for Vice.