Finding Purpose In A Meaningless World

Finding Purpose In A Meaningless World

In this episode of Maverick Traveler Radio, I sit down with author, historian and fellow traveler, Quintus Curtius to talk about a ton of interesting things. Our topics range from the future of America and the West to the difference of Brazilian nightlife to...
I’m Rejoining Civilization

I’m Rejoining Civilization

I’ve recently returned to the US from Ukraine, where I lived for most of the year. It truly feels good to be back. I’ve been spending quality time with friends and family. Spending time in a Western country allows me to appreciate some of the finer things in life that...
My Last Journey Through Ukraine

My Last Journey Through Ukraine

Ukraine is a poor country, but that’s not obvious if you’re lucky to land in the capital’s brand-spanking-new international terminal. What was once an old and decaying Soviet chunks of plastic and metal, Kiev’s Terminal D had been completely rebuilt from the ground up...
Motivation Is Worthless Without An Existential Threat

Motivation Is Worthless Without An Existential Threat

This past summer was one of the most relaxing summers of my life. I credit it to the environment: I spent it in one of Kiev’s historical neighborhoods in my newly-rented spacious 1-bedroom apartment. No, not the touristy part near the Independence Square where they...
How The American Dream Is Being Outsourced To The Rest Of The World

How The American Dream Is Being Outsourced To The Rest Of The World

Fred Wilson, one of the most influential and well-known venture capitalists, recently wrote in an article called “Jurisdictional Competition”: We have watched the blockchain companies in our portfolio struggle to adapt their business models, financing approaches, and...
The Characteristics Of An Ideal Setup

The Characteristics Of An Ideal Setup

Early on, I realized that the quality of life is a function of the environment. If I don’t like my surroundings, everything else suffers. That includes my work, my relationships and my general sense of self. If I’m not satisfied in the present, I stop living in the...
Is The Third World More Dangerous Than The West?

Is The Third World More Dangerous Than The West?

The West is known for its predictability and safety. Thus, one of the first things that you discover when you venture outside the West is that the rest of the world is less organized and less predictable. As a result, the feeling of safety diminishes and, with that,...
The Maverick Academy

The Maverick Academy

About a year ago, I launched The Maverick Entrepreneur Bootcamp, the comprehensive  video course for building any kind of online business. The course was a huge success right from start, with hundreds of you registering. Few months later, many of you contacted me and...
The International Man and The Academy

The International Man and The Academy

When I wrote The Road to Global Citizen, I explained my journey from merely taking few trips to a nearby country to taking longer and longer trips and finally settling somewhere and establishing bases around the world. To say that it has been a crucial transformation...
Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

I recently read an article in The New Yorker that discussed the business dealings of Carl Icahn, a multi-billionaire dollar Wall Street investor. The article focused on Icahn’s relationship with Donald Trump and the former’s influence in the latter’s presidential...