In the Days Before the ‘Rona, we freely enjoyed activities such as going to the gym, dining in restaurants, and drinking at bars.

Pondering on these seemingly distant experiences, I reflect on the travel plans that millions of others and I have placed on indefinite hold. This quarantine time has helped me better understand my wanderlust and why galavanting across the world means so much to travelers. …

Everyone has a few things they wish they knew earlier on in life.

1. It’s ok to be a dreamer, but doing is even better.

When you’re young, the world is your oyster — open your mind to all the options. A little research and experience can translate into some significant realizations about yourself and your interests. No matter what you do, it’s all experience. And experience helps you develop as a person and get…

How I Passed the FAA’s Part 107 exam

Recently, I bought a DJI Mavic 2 Pro — a fully-fledged photography drone with a 4K camera and 18km flight range. With it, I can take my photography to new heights — literally.

To effectively fly this glorious aircraft, I researched pilot training. I stumbled upon the Part 107 certification…

So you’ve saved up or are looking to save up your cash — congrats! Now, what are you going to do with it?

More importantly, why save in the first place?

In The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg explains that successful habit formation hinges upon creating new behavioral loops and reinforcing them with rewards. Underlying motivations can help considerably — enter goal setting. Achieving your goals impacts your ability to form new habits…

Brij Patel

making my way in the SF tech scene & the world | photographer, volunteer, traveler, writer

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