For a long time, I thought that I did not like water sports. Until I met Cristina and found out about the pleasures of snorkeling around the islands of San Blas (Panama), scuba diving in Nosy Bé (Madagascar), or snorkeling and scuba diving in the Mediterranean sea. Three totally different places with one thing in … More Learning how to surf
Oops! Have we been here already for a month?
After 10 hectic days in Alajuela and more than two weeks doing nada on the beach, I finally have the need to start doing something. I am basically getting anxious because I see the days passing by without accomplishing anything, apart from resting and blogging. I realize that part of the problem is that I am so used to do something and moreover to have to do something that the mere fact of having days without plans is scary. This is a bad sign.
… More Why ‘doing nothing’ feels so alien. A reflection on the first 30 days of the sabbatical.
Why is a sabbatical wish list useful One of the items that is repeatedly advised in every book or blog about planning a sabbatical is to carefully think about: What is your main motivation for taking the sabbatical, i.e. why do you want to go on a sabbatical? What do you want to get from the … More The sabbatical wish list