Budapest, Hungary

My wife and I spent a few days in Budapest this past month. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from Hungary but by the end I was pleasantly surprised. Quick History of Hungary Hungarians were nomads from the eastern part of the Ural Mountains (deep in current day Russia) who settled on the Hungarian… Continue reading

String of Pearls

My wife and I took a vacation to visit Roatán, Honduras where we got our PADI Open Water Diver certification. Roatán is not only right next to the second largest reef barrier in the world but also has the Roatán Marine Park who aim to protect Roatán’s natural resources through a variety of efforts. The… Continue reading

Fake Twitter Account

Recently, someone in my office (of ~60 people) created a parody Twitter account of me. So I decided to figure out who it was. First, the parody profile: The quickest way to find out who’s behind all this is to do what all “hackers” out there do. Claim you forgot your password and see if… Continue reading

Actun Tunichil Muknal

Note: Bringing cameras into this cave is strictly forbidden so I have exactly zero photos from this excursion because a tourist dropped one on an ancient skull. That being said, I have used the power of google to provide you some snapshots of the trip to the cave (sources provided, of course). A couple years… Continue reading

DJIA is overrated

Recently, there has been quite a bit of hype over the DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average) hitting 20,000 and setting a new record. Market professionals don’t take the Dow Jones very seriously, preferring to look at other indices such as the S&P 500. Let me summarize why the Dow Jones doesn’t deserve your time and… Continue reading