Let me introduce you to one of my favourite words - Sonder. Sonder is the realisation that each person is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited ...
It's crazy how a change of scenery can influence your thinking and become a catalyst for new ideas. Waking up every morning, surrounded by nature, without any professional obligations is a situation many people dream of and yet I ...
It would be a shame to visit Ukraine and not spend a few days in the natural solitude of the Carpathian Mountains. After a visit to Kiev, Ivano Frankivsk and Lviv I booked myself a cosy little cottage through Airbnb and without pr...
Urban exploration (aka. urbex, UE, bexing, urbexing) is the exploration of man-made structures, roofs, abandoned ruins or not usually seen components of the environment. During my travels around Ukraine I had a chance to meet some...
My journey through Ukraine took me to Lviv, a city of decadent elegance and a long history stretching back hundreds of years. The city boasts a large Russian, Polish, Austrian, Jewish and even Armenian population which adds to its...
Continuing on from PART 1 of my Eastern European journey I found myself in Western Ukraine. After a sweaty but comfortable 24 hour train ride a whole new part of the country was open for exploration. I visited Lviv, Kalush and my ...
When most people think of a relaxing holiday they envision a hot climate, a cocktail and maybe a hammock by the beach. I decided to do a complete 180 and visit Ukraine, a place that is undergoing major growing pains since their in...
If you're stuck in a creative rut or just want to clear your head make sure to go for a wander. If your head is filled with thoughts then you're thinking about thinking. No fresh ideas can ever manifest in this state. During my tr...
Life is a beautiful adventure and it would be a shame to waste it on things of little importance. If you're finding yourself surrounded by drama, negative people or useless information, you need to cut that out of your life. It's ...
We're all stumbling our way through life. Many of us put up a tough exterior to deal with things but in reality I don't think anyone has a clue as to what's going on. Some are just hiding it better than others. This is why I love ...
Gentlemen, remember the term, ‘stylish casual wear?’ It’s understandable that a lot of you may have forgotten… after all, we’ve got lives to attend to, so who cares what we wear while we’re doing it? Men, I’m sorry to say, if you ...
It's been a while since my last Things To Do post and you're never short of activities when it comes to one of the worlds biggest cities. Today I wish to showcase the hidden side of London, one that is often overlooked or even sco...
When asked to sum up the Buddha’s teachings up in one phrase a zen teacher Suzuki Roshi simply said, “Everything changes.”. We must remember this in our daily lives and understand that clinging on to things only creates suffering....
Gandhi once said 'The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members'. This might be an odd way to start my post about Amsterdam but I believe the Netherlands have got the right idea about ho...
Bruce Lee said “It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential". I believe that in order to grow you have to learn about your strengths and weaknesses and stop trying to be a master at everything. Whe...
It's been a while since I put together one of my inspiration collections but only because I've been super duper busy. After a summer of non stop travel, photoshoots and personal projects I'm now fully up to date with all my DVSN w...
The world is constantly changing, blink and you'll miss it. When it comes to technology the next few years are going to be revolutionary and we're already seeing signs that the future is upon us. The brilliant futurist and writer ...
Wanderers is a vision of humanity's expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreation...