Author: Oli Lynch

Freelance content manager and CEO of Sentient Creative. Oli is a keen blogger, regular traveller and sports fanatic.

It’s a good time to be a nerd. Currently the nerd has a strong reputation, with plenty of nerd billionaires and with techy nerd jobs all the rage, embracing your inner nerd is hot right now. So if you wanna rock the nerd style, we can totally understand. Dressing like a nerd is no longer the slur it used to be. And in fact, you’ll often see influencers and egirls embracing their nerd style and still looking cool. First up, before we look at how to dress like a nerd, we’ll make sure we understand what is nerd style. What…

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If you follow the GlobalPlayboy Twitter feed, you’ll see we’re big fans of Verasity aka $VRA. And frankly, if you’re into crypto and looking for tokens with genuine use cases then you should be looking at this project… OK, hold up. I’m not gonna talk financial advice in this article, but I will be talking about why I think Verasity is a great project and where I think it’s gonna be heading in 2022 and beyond. I’m also gonna look at the fundamentals of the Verasity project, and answer the question ‘Should I buy $VRA?’ Before we get started: This…

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Absinthe has the reputation as a super strong spirit that drives people crazy. After all Van Gough cut his ear off after an absinthe binge, didn’t he? (no he didn’t). The story of absinthe is actually quite interesting – but I digress. The Green Fairy actually offers a fantastic depth of flavour and makes a surprisingly sophisticated long drink. And if you have a bottle of the green stuff on your drinks shelf, maybe you’ve never thought to make a cocktail with it. Well, you might be missing out. There are plenty of great absinthe cocktails and we’re gonna highlight…

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When it comes to finding flights online, many of us have become experts. And many of us have our preferred tools – whether that’s Momondo, Skyscanner, Kayak or Google Flights. So what about this Trip.com? Does Trip.com come up trumps with the flights in a head to head battle? Well, we’ve taken the time to put Trip to the test. In our test, we looked at three flights: Long haul: London to BangkokShort haul: London to ParisMulti city: London to Singapore to Sydney and back. The Long Haul Test We ran our long haul search through Skyscanner, Google Flights and…

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Here comes the winter! And if you’re a winter sports head, that means heading to the mountains… So where can you find the early season ski conditions? Although there are no guarantees when it comes to snowfall in the Alps at the major resorts, there are several fairly snowsure options. And one of the best things about an early ski season in Europe is… The price! Skiing in mid December can be an absolute steal compared to after new year, and there will be barely anyone on the mountain too! Where do you find these incredible value early season ski…

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For those of us who work and travel regularly, finding a good backpack for remote working or digital nomads is like striking gold. The thing is, there are many different bags and backpacks aimed at the business travel crowd – and not all are created equal. So how does Gomatic stack up? I’ve been test driving the Gomatic Travel Pack for the past few weeks, so I have had more than enough time to put a solid review of this backpack for remote workers and digital nomads together. What’s the verdict? Read on for my honest Gomatic Travel Pack review……

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When we feel like we’re stuck in a job, it can be very frustrating. Especially if you feel like you should be earning more or working for a more exciting company. But, with a few clever tips you can actually get headhunted for your ideal job. Yup… That’s right. Your ideal job can come to you! OK, so we’ll take it as read that you’re already a professional in your chosen industry, and you’re looking for an upgrade. If that’s not the case then, well, you’ll need to have a speciality first. We’ll also take it as read that you…

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Real estate. Your dad always told you to buy bricks and mortar right? But now the price of property around the world has gone, for want of a better word, fucking nuts. How can you afford to buy a place of your own? Even if you make a relatively good wage, you’re probably looking at house prices near you and thinking, WTF. Well, if you want to invest in property for cheap, especially with the long term plan to do it up and resell it one day, there are many places you can still get on the property ladder. Some…

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Getting started as a freelancer can be daunting at the best of times. For many in Africa, Asia and across the world, content writing has become one of the most popular ways to earn a living as a freelancer. But is it really as easy as some people think? And, for a non-native English speaker, what are the struggles that the average copywriter or content writer will face? We caught up with Matthew Iyiola of Freelancematthew.com for his story about how he went from struggles to success as a Nigerian content writer. Q: What’s your name and where are you…

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Some of us are worriers. Some of us just don’t give a shit. And if you’re a worrier, you might be looking enviously at those carefree people who joyfully do whatever they want, or say stuff that you wouldn’t dare say. How can they not care what people think? Well… As one of those people who literally could not care less what people think, I thought I’d share some tips. Why should you not care what people think? First things first – and just to set up our mindset for this article – everyone is different. We’ve all got our…

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So you suck at cooking? Well, don’t fret too much… According to one study, 1 in 7 men in the UK can’t cook at all. But, being able to cook is more than just a quite essential life skill. Being able to rustle up a few dishes from scratch is a great way to impress your friends, improve your own diet, not to mention your confidence and maybe even win over that on-off girlfriend of yours. The good news? Cooking ain’t that scary mate… The bad news? Yes, you’ll probably suck the first few times you try. BUT! Don’t let…

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We’ve all got bills to pay. But in the modern digital focused era, needing to find a job is less of a necessity and more of a fall back – especially if you find a clever way to automate your income. Yes, the world of making a passive income has become the holy grail for many. You’ll see many gurus telling you how to you can make a great regular income from a side hustle or whatever, only to charge you a fee for their course. Funny story – that’s their passive income right there. But what about you? How…

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In the 21st century, the definition of a bank has changed. No longer do we need to walk into a branch on our local high street – today there are a growing choice of digital banks such as Revolut to choose from. But with all this choice, comes the question ‘which bank is best?’ Revolut was one of the first of the new disruptive all digital banks to come along. And although there has been some controversies, they remain a popular choice. As someone who has used Revolut for several years, I’m going to offer my personal review of Revolut…

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Not sure if you’ve noticed lately, but Facebook is a bit shit. It’s not just that they’re data stealing, manipulative, mentally damaging and time wasting tech bastards… Oh and they’re also in the shit for antitrust too…. So it’s not just all that. It’s also that the platform itself has become a huge stinking pile of doggy doo. It’s gone from being quite an easy to manage channel where you could connect with friends, play a few games and share some pictures. To becoming perhaps one of the most badly cluttered apps out there. What is Facebook even trying to…

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One of the fun parts of travelling is staying in a new place. But finding quality accomodation within your budget can be a hassle, and even stressful. Where once we would default to hotels, Airbnb has changed the world of travel accomodation. But… Is Airbnb always the best option? And when is a hotel best against an apartment? It can be hard to weigh up which is best for your travel needs, so we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of hotels vs Airbnb. The benefits of hotels When it comes to choosing a hotel, you usually know…

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Ah that rock and roll lifestyle. We might not all have it, but can we look like we do…? You’re damn right. So if you’re wondering how to dress like a rockstar without looking like a guy trying to dress like a rockstar, we’ve got some tips for you. OK, first things first. You don’t need to take up a drug habit and drink a bottle of JD every night. Truth be told, rock stars these days are into yoga and clean living anyways. Yeah I know… But what I will say is you’ll need to be in ‘decent’ shape…

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Not booked your trip to the mountains yet? Don’t worry, there are plenty of great destinations for late season skiing in the Alps or across Europe. Although there are no guarantees of fresh snowfall as we move into the spring, for example beyond April and May, some of these Euro ski resorts keep their snow a bit later. Many of these resorts are also pretty snowsure, so you can usually ski or snowboard right up until the last minute. As a general rule, the best places to find late season ski deals in Europe tend to be in the Alps,…

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With the rise in freelancers and startup businesses in recent years, one of the most important aspects can be easy to overlook. Accounting. Yes, it’s not sexy, but it is very important. It can be tempting to skip out on hiring an accountant and opt to DIY your small business accounts. But, with so much to bear in mind, there are a number of reasons why it is wise to hire a bookkeeper or accountant. Saying that, there is also a case for choosing to DIY business accounts. So, let’s weigh it up… What does an accountant do? In general,…

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Some people just seem to be good at conversation, don’t they? And being able to start and sustain an interesting conversation is very much a life skill and – as we’re a manly man site here – a big man skill too. The good news? Being able to make an interesting conversation in any situation is actually not that hard. There are a few basic skills to understand, and a few things to bear in mind when you meet a person. Being able to hold an engaging conversation is useful for so many reasons, from networking or building rapport, to…

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With more people working from home, and looking for a way to make a freelance income, many people are looking for reliable jobs to make money online. The COVID pandemic has changed the way we work, and remote is all the rage – especially for many of the digital jobs. So, if your boss is now ordering you back into the office, and you’re not ready – we’ve put together a list of some of the best jobs to help you make money from home. This list of work from home jobs are all the kind of thing you can…

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OK, so for girls to dress sexy it’s easy – go tight, skimpy or flash some flesh. But how about if you’re a man? What does a man wear to look sexy for a woman, perhaps to attract more women, or just to impress his better half? Truth be told, it isn’t that simple and it will likely depend on a variety of things. But there are some general guidelines to help men look good out there, and boost your chances of turning heads. Although this list details some common methods of dressing in a stylish manner as a guy,…

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