From Iguazu to Montevideo

Iguazu

  After getting well and truly soaked beneath the Iguazu waterfall in a small boat (definitely one of the most fun experiences of the 14 month trip), we decided it was time to head to Montevideo. Whilst most backpackers use Iguazu as a stop off, on their way to Brazil, we wanted to end our […]

Gym in Buenos Aires

What are the three most common goals people set? Lose weight, eat better and learn a language. I’ve struggled with the first two whilst being on the road. However, in Buenos Aires I resolved to solve them. It turns out I picked the perfect place. As we were staying in Las Canitas in an AirBnB […]

Good UI change from Aweber

I’m a sucker for good, thoughtful user interaction design. Today, when I logged in my Aweber, which I use to send out weekly newsletters, I saw this on the final page of scheduling a broadcast: Previously, as I would typically be half way around the world I’d have to do the following: Work out what […]

Internet access in South America

Whilst working remotely this year I’ve had a real chance to test out different internet options in Central America and South America. From Peru to El Salvador, it’s been a real challenge to stay connected, launch apps, download big files and have Skype calls. Fortunately, I’ve learnt a heck of a lot and wanted to […]

My app launch was a failure

There are a couple of quotes on failure that I like: “I missed more than 90,000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games, 26 times I’ve trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Michael […]