Would exposure to wealth reduce one’s desire to accumulate it?

A population that lives an average life often sees the upper class as the role model. A beautiful big house, luxurious trips to exotic destinations, fine dining etc. are deemed to be the dream lifestyle, the symbols of success; it’s something many people want to achieve in their lifetimes.  Quicker and easier access to information than any time…

Crossing Serbia on two wheels

Crossing the Croatian-Serbian border, Martin and I cycled through Backa Palanka, Novi Sad and Zrenjanin before bidding each other farewell to continue pedalling separately.  As in Croatia, Serbian people were friendly too; we always got invited for kava (coffee) by them.  After weeks-long frustration of not being able to find >90% alcohol for cooking purpose in…

Video: Cycling and Camping in Croatia

In case you missed the video (hint: follow me on Facebook!), here you go, a summary video of our journey through Croatia. ​https://youtu.be/rGaeM_IqAyU

Croatia: Making fire, picking vegetables & bike repair

Martin has joined me again after one week in Graz. We spent three nights together in the hut. It was either cloudy or stormy. We made fire constantly in order to cook our meals, either on my small wood stove or in the open. At night, we made olive oil candle to light up the…