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My HUSTLE Vacation In Barcelona (with video & amazing pictures)

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The Presidential Hustle
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One of the perks of being an entrepreneur is being able to travel anytime you want and wherever you want to. Basically, your holiday can be anytime of the year, its not determined by your boss. On the flip side though, you don’t get paid while you are on holiday like people with normal jobs do. Wait! Scratch that, who says you cannot get paid while on vacation? Most entrepreneurs are able to still get work done from wherever they are.

Being a creative designer and business strategy consultant, my computer is my office and I take my office with me everywhere, this means that although I was on vacation in Barcelona for a couple of days – I was still getting work done for my clients in Miami, NewYork and ofcourse London!

I have always loved Spain. That sentence might seem like a normal and innocent sentence and a reason why I would choose to go to Spain but to be honest, I’ve always loved Spain because of the women! Wait, don’t crucify me yet. The media is to be blamed. Hear me out, the media portrays Latino women as beautiful and sexy and that has always been in my head hence the reason why Spain was my first choice country to visit for holiday, basically, I was going there to get me some Latino action (my mom is probably reading this now thinking – Damn! my son is lost! 🙂 ). Well, at this point I think its important to point out that that wasn’t the only reason ofcourse, I was interested in seeing the beautiful city of Barcelona, the beaches, the food, the people, the churches, old buildings, the castles and most importantly – I wanted to get away for a minute to a different environment and breathe new air.

 “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

This is my first post of me documenting my trip or anything personal to me and its a bit of a struggle for me. Am used to creating blogposts around business related topics, well, lets see how this goes.

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

Below are some of the pictures I took while in Spain

I booked my vacation via www.OnTheBeach.co.uk . The website is amazing! I loved how easy it was to get great hotel and flight deals and how fast I was provided with the necessary information needed to make my vacation a successful one. The website is also integrated with third-party review websites, so you get to read reviews on hotels you intend to stay in whilst you are in the country. They do a good job in placing the places infront of you, it would have been a struggle trying to find out the exact place to visit in Spain. Hey!  enough of bigging up OnTheBeach.co.uk.

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

I arrived in Spain on Saturday and the fun began! The cab driver ( a lady ) charged me 170 Euros for the trip from the Barcelona airport to my hotel in Lloret De Mar!!! I was like – Gosh! 170 Euros! Okay, I wont let this get to me. Once I checked into my hotel, I had some pizza and asked the hotel staffs if there was any club or party around. I wanted to boogie down, for those who know me very well, they know am the life of the party and I always like to place myself in situations where the music is good and the vibe is on par with the music.

More pictures from my trip.

Errrrm! At his point, I don’t know if I should continue writing how my days went and the things I did or I should just stop here. Like I said earlier, this is my first personal documentation post so I really don’t know what to write or say and I feel the board of directors at The Presidential Hustle might be mad at me for posting leisure content on a business focused blog but last time I checked, I am the board of director…so, I should be fine 🙂

The Video

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

Please enjoy the pictures above and share your comments below. Where would you love to visit and what is stopping you?

 

Daniel Damilola Nejo

The author Daniel Damilola Nejo

Daniel Damilola Nejo is a London based creative designer with love for the 'behind the scenes' of top businesses and brands. His thirst for understanding how his skills in Web/Digital designs can be used to make businesses better influenced his decision to get his Masters in Business Information Systems Management at the prestigious Middlesex University in London. He is a hustler and a forward thinking individual, he works with startups, businesses and individuals around the world as a digital designer & a brand developer. Founder: Presidential Ideas, Monkey Startup UK, London Gym Spotter.

8 Comments

  1. The four hour work week by Tim Ferris is a typical example of my lifestyle. Working from wherever I want and still have the ability to make money. Vacations are equally a must have for entrepreneurs or at least engaging in lifestyle activities.

    Barcelona looks like a fun place to be though and your pictures are lovely. Keep up the good work.

    I would love to visit Zanzibar. The pictures I see online makes me fantasize. It’s really a beautiful place and I can’t wait to have a feel of the land.

    1. Hey Joy! Thanks for checking the post out. I think sometimes entrepreneurs work their ass off and forget to take a chill pill, so you are right, vacations are a must have for entrepreneurs once in while.
      AM glad you liked the pics as well.
      Zanzibar looks good! Gosh!! just googled it now! Thats been placed on my list now. ????

      Cheers ????

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