Hitchhiking is great for business

Hitchhiking is often considered a dangerous activity, something for people without money: not something people associate with business. My personal experience is quite different because hitchhiking was my road to Damascus, no pun intended. I didn’t make any money from hitchhiking but instead I learned languages, sales, grit and built the biggest online resource for hitchhikers. […]

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Kenny’s BivySack

Kenny is one of the friendliest and most laid-back travellers I have ever met. He’s also chock full of ideas to improve travelling. This month he launched a kickstarter campaign for his bivy backpack. I asked him a couple of questions about the project: How did you come up with the idea? I’ve been living out of […]

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Edreams: scam company

This is a work in progress. I’ll be updating this page for a while. @edreams_en is a big #scam. You see a price and then when you enter credit card info they suddenly charge 70 euros extra! #edreams   http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/internal_market/single_market_services/financial_services_banking/l33226_en.htm   In the news Le Parisien: Billets d’avion sur internet: l’Etat dénonce une fraude “quasi-généralisée”  […]

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Back from Madagascar

Just got back after an amazing week in Madagascar where I taught Wikipedia editing and offline use through Kiwix. I worked with some amazing people from very interesting places. It was a very intense week, where things went mostly according to plan. Including stomach troubles. Thanks to Air Madagascar I was able to spend 2 extra days which […]

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Habaka, Madagascar tech hub

When I knew I was going to Madagascar I checked out the local tech scene. Naturally I bumped into Habaka, Madagascar’s hub for technology, information and startups. It’s run by Harinjaka Andriankoto Ratozamanana. There’s a 300 sq.m. building for activities such as teaching kids how to code, making things, web tech startups and a lot more. I […]

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Formation Afripédia à Madagascar – le départ

Là je me trouve à l’aéroport de Charles de Gaulle. Ca fait à peine une semaine que je viens de recevoir un email qu’on est à la recherche de quelqu’un qui pourrait faire une formation alentour de Wikipédia à Madagascar. Je vais passer 12 heures dans l’avion pour rentrer en Afrique et pour continuer du travail […]

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