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Site Update: February 2008

Every month I look back at what’s happened with ChrisGuillebeau.com in the previous month. If you’ve missed some articles, you can catch up here. This month, I’ve been busy getting the site online for my small group of ... Read More

A Short Narration of My Travels So Far

In September 2006 I first considered the idea of trying to visit every country in the world, and I decided to write a short essay about everywhere I’ve been so far. Over the next year I’ll be posting one of the essays eac... Read More

What Entrepreneurship Is and Isn’t

I call myself a renegade entrepreneur because that’s what I’ve always thought of myself as: someone who creates opportunities and oversees projects, but in a different way than others working in traditional jobs do. As I... Read More

How to Be Unremarkably Average

*** Follow These Simple Tips for a Risk-Free Life: Accept what people tell you at face value. Surround yourself with people who think like you. Don’t stand out. Stay close to home. Get a normal job. Do things the way everyo... Read More

Distracted By Sweden

Part of what I go in search of while traveling are moments of personal discovery combined with a sense of wonder at the world. I’m not looking for places no one has ever set foot in before—it’s hard to find many Star Al... Read More

The View from Prcanj, Montenegro

I think a lot about distant places, but to be honest, I’ve never really given much thought to the small country called Montenegro. I’m not sure why– after all, it is the world’s youngest country, havin... Read More