Note 3: Eating out

English words in South African accents, latest western hit music and the sound of footsteps...incoming and outbound...fill the ambience of the eatery I have chosen to spend my spare hour...or two. I am seated at a bright red booth meant for 6...I asked the waiter for one...I guess my backpack gets a seat then. I hear … Continue reading Note 3: Eating out

13 Ways To Travel When You Have No Money

Awesome travel tips!

Thought Catalog


I recently asked subscribers of my newsletter about the number one thing that holds them back from traveling. The near universal answer?


This is something I hear from everyone I talk to.

“Matt, I simply don’t have enough money to travel.”

This problem and how to overcome it probably my most asked question. Since this question comes up so often, I like to constantly remind people of this fact:

You do not need to be rich to travel.

Let’s repeat that.

You do not need to be rich to travel.

I sure wasn’t. I had an administrative job making $30,000 a year before I left for my first trip. That’s a pretty below average entry wage for Boston. (This guy even saved $14k in six months on a minimum wage job!)

Yet I managed to save enough to travel the world. How? I made it a priority…

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Be on Time ??!

Time is a non-existent entity, of which we measure using clocks or watches. .....non-existent..... Haha?! Why on earth do we measure time? I feel like the notion of measuring time, in this human world, only brings about stress, anxiety, depression, too many unnecessary problems. Heck, even more so in my beautiful Africa where our ancestors … Continue reading Be on Time ??!

Dictative Perceptions

I still fail to understand how/ why freckles on the body of a woman, are accepted by society; But yet body hair, apart from the hair on your head and eyebrows, is frowned upon? Like, what's the difference?

The Situation

"Do what keeps you happy, and generates the beat to your heart" - natache iilonga So I am 22, a working Architectural Technologist, earning a good salary and about to return to school to complete my last 2 years in Masters of Architecture so as for me to qualify as a candidate Architect some day... … Continue reading The Situation

Our experience of Life is dependant on the mind.

So here's to living life miserable...... I feel it...the burning touch of the flames of life tickling my inner skin, I Can put it out yet...I can't. It's driving me to depression. So many do's and dont's dictate my every movement every thought, I am scared to even attempt...for I am not entitled...for I am … Continue reading Our experience of Life is dependant on the mind.

Hehehe…hey :)

Ha wow...a blog...I finally signed up for a blog!  Well, with the way my mind has been over pouring with thoughts since starting varsity back in's about time I put them onto paper ( or digital paper in this case). So, officially, welcome to my blog, my opinions and thoughts 🙂 However, by all means, … Continue reading Hehehe…hey 🙂