I will never find a peace in travelling

Today I am in Ubud – capital of culture in Bali. Or maybe it’s not capital of culture, maybe locals started to call it like this after movie “Eat, pray, love” where Julia Roberts came to Bali to find some healer. I’ve heard, that lot of local people became ‘healers’ after this movie, just pay for it. I have been in many countries and I have never had a feeling of freedom, harmony and “normal human being”. Only because I’m foreigner I become a tourist with a big wallet. Do I have to wear a T-shirt “I’m not wallet, I’m global citizen like you are”? Locals, please leave me alone and let me enjoy a vibe of your country. I now understand my Love who “doesn’t like to travel”, he likes to live in foreign countries. Another story is locals who sell you “exotic in local people”. Today we spent a day with Bali guide who was happy for us because we had chosen to live with locals instead of hotel. He told us that we can see how local people spend their day and my first thought was “are you some human zoo, so we can see how you Read More …

Daily Work – Different cultures in my pocket

I have worked with English, Americans, Germans, Indians, Swedes, Danes, Lithuanians, etc., and I’ll tell you – I’m tired! Not sure if I’m tired, because I’m tired, or I’m tired, because of daily cultural differences. But why I am even writing that I’m tired?? I’ll be fine, I’m going to Indonesia for vacation soon! Today I wanted to share with you my experience about working with different people from all around the world. Some of them have been my colleagues for several years in a row. And here is what I noticed about them. I hope, this post will be interesting for you, or maybe you had different experience – please share it! Americans scare me! (I mean those from USA). They are so individualists and competitive, so into “You have to listen to me, I know what is right!”. Yeah, I know that too, ok?! We all have our understanding what’s right and we don’t have to listen to you! Americans work really hard and a lot of hours! Guys, do you really like working so much? I think you need to relax! I am usually impressed with the work Americans do, they are really good most of the Read More …