Could you find your way in a new city without GPS? I asked myself this question when I was looking with a friend for a restaurant. We had a map. A traditional map. And we were hopelessly lost. To be fair we had our smartphones with us as well, but we were in a city … Continue reading Traveling with modern technology
Time is flying by and things are changing. Even if we are aware of it, it seems that it’s enough to leave a familiar place for couple of weeks or months, to be surprised with something new. The change can be pretty irrelevant like new drapes at your parents’ place or more significant like a … Continue reading The places that never change
What adventurous activity one can do in the middle of a summer night? Preferably, with some other people? I believe there are many options coming to your mind, but if you look for plans for one of the nights from late July till late August one of the good options would be stargazing. With a … Continue reading Les Pléiades: A True Story about Stars, Zombies, and Cows.
You know this feeling pretty well. When you know something is bad for you, but you can't stop. It's just too tempting... It seems that guilt makes it only more irresistible. The phenomenon that I'm talking about is commonly known as a „guilty pleasure” and it can describe a variety of things: shopping for useless … Continue reading The Guiltiest Pleasure
Not caring is the new cool. The most situation you will find yourself in, the easiest way to appear cooler is to show that you don't care about something. It's not a surprise – It's a clear sign that you must be above it, too concerned with something else, more important. If it doesn't sound … Continue reading Should I Care? – A Simplified Guide To Caring Just Enough
The whole shop without plastic packages. Is it really possible? Apparently. And you can find there plenty of things! It seems there are many of them already! One can easily find them in big or medium cities. Surprisingly, I haven't heard about them before. The shop I have visited was Eddie's in Mannheim, Germany. My … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One month without plastic packages – Part 3: The package free shop
Did it get any easier with time? A bit. After the research, I felt much better equipped to face life without plastic packages. I was still using the things I bought before, but I started to get some idea of what to do afterward. I found out that finding yogurt or milk in the glass … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One month without plastic packages – Part 2 – Grilling?
Have you seen those depressive photos of animals swimming in the garbage? Or deformed by plastic packages? I have seen them many times, every time feeling helpless. At the same time, it always felt like somebody else's fault. Somebody far, far away... just like those suffering animals. Recently I realized that my feelings are not … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One Month Without Plastic Packages – Part 1