Ever wanted to walk on the "Stairway to Heaven"? Then you should hike from Pico do Areiro to Pico Ruivo. If it's sunny, you can enjoy an amazing view of the entire island of Madeira. If it's cloudy - even better: You will be able to climb a steep stairway that arises from the clouds. … Continue reading Walking on Clouds: Hike from Pico do Areiro to Pico Ruivo on Madeira
I often discuss with fellow entrepreneurs which books have helped them the most. Here is the top list of the Top 7 Startup Books of me and my friends...
What we experienced in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. Cu Chi Tunnels, City Tours, meeting an old letter writer at the Old Post Office - and which Skybar is better than the one in the Bitexco Tower.
Sihanoukville And the Cambodian Islands We took quite a while to decide where we wanted to stay in Sihanoukville. Should we stay on the coast or go to one of the Cambodian islands? And if yes, which of the many islands should we visit? We eventually came to the following conclusion: If you want to … Continue reading The perfect Island Escape on Koh Rong Sanloem
Travelling from Siem Reap to Battambang According to TripAdvisor, the best way to travel from Siem Reap to Battambang is by boat. You can see a lot of fascinating countryside and small villages along the river banks and thus turn 5 five hours of travel into an interesting experience. However, this only applies to the … Continue reading A Backpackers Guide to Battambang, Cambodia
The giant temple complex of Angkor is one of the world's most fascinating travel destinations. Several hundred years ago, Angkor was the home to more than a million people. At the time, it was probably the largest urban area in the world. Scientists are still puzzled why exactly this metropolis was abandoned. Soon enough, the … Continue reading Exploring the ancient Ruins of Angkor
So, you've decided to become an entrepreneur. Congratulations! Now you need a genius business idea that will make you as successful as Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk? Don't worry, here are some suggestions how to get started: Attend a Startup Weekend Startup Weekends bring together lots of startup enthusiasts for a weekend. A … Continue reading How to come up with Ideas for a Startup
I recently tried to re-install Windows Live Essentials, but failed because the uninstall file wlarp.exe was corrupted. A quick Google research revealed that many other users had a similar problem. Microsoft even had a support page for this, but unfortunately the download link to wlarp.exe wasn't working anymore. After failing to find a reliable source … Continue reading Download wlarp.exe to uninstall Windows Live Essentials
In Thucydides’ account of the Mytilenian debate, the citizens of Athens are discussing whether they should put to death all Mytilenian men and enslave all women and children. Mytilene, a former Athenian ally, had revolted against Athenian oppression but lost in a fight against the Athenian army. In a previous debate, the Athenians already decided … Continue reading The Mytilenian Debate
Schumpeter thinks of “18th Century” concepts of democracy (probably mostly pointing to Rousseau) as decision-making processes in which the people themselves decide on political issues by electing representatives who carry out the people’s will. While others (e.g. Michels) had already attacked the notion that rather the leaders but not the people ultimately decide on political … Continue reading Schumpeter’s Criticism of Classical Theory of Democracy