[Travel Diary #1] Belgium & France — Day 2: Unexpected Destination

When we were supposed to be in France, we weren’t. Welcome to the second day of my first Europe trip. Waking up early in the morning, we started preparing for a long day. We would spend the first few hours in Ghent, to visit tourist attractions in this city. Then we would catch the trainContinue reading “[Travel Diary #1] Belgium & France — Day 2: Unexpected Destination”

[Travel Diary #1] Belgium & France – Day 1: The Kingdom of Waffles and Chocolate

The first day of our first trip after the lifting of travel restriction in Europe. I have to admit that I was so excited about this trip. I had been talking about it for the whole week before the trip. It was the first time I got out of the Netherlands from the first dayContinue reading “[Travel Diary #1] Belgium & France – Day 1: The Kingdom of Waffles and Chocolate”

DE HAAR CASTLE – THE LARGEST CASTLE IN THE NETHERLANDS

Exploring castles is always one of my wife’s and my travelling interests. De Haar Castle, located near Utrecht, is one of the most beautiful castles in the Netherlands. We decided to go there thanks to our friend who found a photo of this castle on Instagram. And it worth visiting. I don’t find any recordContinue reading “DE HAAR CASTLE – THE LARGEST CASTLE IN THE NETHERLANDS”

Covid-19 Pandemic: Does the Time of Digital-Only Banks Come?

The outbreak of the Coronavirus has changed the whole world, including the financial market. Before the pandemic The development of digital-only banks is still a question. The reason is that, although digital-only banks have the technology to develop and expand their business and market, the competition in the market is still high. Additionally, customers tendContinue reading “Covid-19 Pandemic: Does the Time of Digital-Only Banks Come?”

One Day in Giethoorn – A ‘Fairy Tale’ Village in the Netherlands

This trip is our first journey after three months of going nowhere, and it was fantastic. Giethoorn, a place being called a little ‘Venice’ in the Netherlands, is a small village located to the northeast of the Netherlands. Many other people called that name, but I did not agree with that because the view ofContinue reading “One Day in Giethoorn – A ‘Fairy Tale’ Village in the Netherlands”

DIGITAL-ONLY BANKS – CHANCE FOR DEVELOPMENT IN VIETNAM

With a large amount of smartphones users and internet subscribers, and the vast development of technology, Vietnam has the potential to develop the digital-only bank business model. In the past few years, we are currently seeing the competition between FinTech and traditional banks in the race of providing banking and financial products and services toContinue reading “DIGITAL-ONLY BANKS – CHANCE FOR DEVELOPMENT IN VIETNAM”

PIXAR SUCCESS — FIVE-PLUS-ONE LESSONS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

What can a studio making films about toys, bugs, robots, cooking rats, cars teach entrepreneurs? Have you ever wondered how Pixar can reach to its position today? How can a company making films about toys, clown fishes, bugs, robots, cooking rats make history in IPO and entertainment industry? Some people might hear about the book ‘ToContinue reading “PIXAR SUCCESS — FIVE-PLUS-ONE LESSONS FOR ENTREPRENEURS”

Book Review: To Pixar and Beyond – My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History by Lawrence Levy

Why do I choose this book? The first movie from Pixar I watched was Finding Nemo, a fantastic journey of a clownfish to find his son. Then I started to watch other films, like Toys Story, Cars (my favourite one), Ratatouille. I wonder how a company can be successful and famous for their characters ofContinue reading “Book Review: To Pixar and Beyond – My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History by Lawrence Levy”

POST COVID-19 PANDEMIC: UNEMPLOYMENT, POVERTY AND HOW TECHNOLOGY CREATES NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN TOURISM INDUSTRY

A simple formula: Pandemic consequences + Technology = Tourism revenue increase + Unemployment and poverty rate reduction. We are going through one of the most unprecedented difficult time in human history. COVID-19 pandemic has been in the spotlight of almost news or social media platform for months. No one can imagine that several countries haveContinue reading “POST COVID-19 PANDEMIC: UNEMPLOYMENT, POVERTY AND HOW TECHNOLOGY CREATES NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN TOURISM INDUSTRY”

OPINION: EASE OF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS – CAN GOVERNMENTS PREVENT THE SECOND WAVE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

It is a bit strange when the first post in my Travel page is about this topic. However, as a travel lover, I think a lot of when this “no-go” situation will end. Thus, I decided to start with this opinion blog. I would like to express my thought of whether countries can prevent theContinue reading “OPINION: EASE OF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS – CAN GOVERNMENTS PREVENT THE SECOND WAVE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?”