Category: Travel

How I Afford to Travel Indefinitely

  “For some reason, we see long-term travel to faraway lands as a recurring dream or an exotic temptation, but not something that applies to the here and now. Instead — out of our insane duty to fear, fashion, and

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Living In A Van, The First 30 Days.

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“Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it.” ~Leonardo Da Vinci I have to admit I was a little scared when I started out on this next phase of my life. In fact, I was so scared

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What to do when you finally achieve your dream.

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” ~Zig Ziglar Even though I am in my apartment in St. Louis as I write this, I have been on my

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My 2015 Christmas Gift Breakdown

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“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” —Kahlil Gibran This year I decided to spend Christmas with my Dad’s side of the family. Specifically, my Tio

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My Best Solo Camping Tips

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“Is that weird, taking my Louis Vuitton bag camping?” ~ Jessica Simpson My last post got too long to add this list. So I decide to make it it’s own post. Again, friend and fellow blogger, Jeff Sandquist, is the

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How I finally became a solo camper

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“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” ~Henry David Thoreau As the sun finally dropped behind some trees to the north and it actually begins to feel like autumn, I felt compelled to write. Not even

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The time Page 204 of “My Ishmael” saved my life.

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” ~Dr. Suess Just the other day fellow coffee drinker, minimalist, and blogger, Jeff Sandquist wrote this blog post. In it, I learned of the word “Multipotentialite.” Multipotentialite is a term, coined

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Lessons learned from 30 days in Mexico.

“…to travel is worth any cost or sacrifice. ” ~Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love When I tell people I went to Mexico for a month it almost always blows them away. I think they think I was at a resort,

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5 foods I reintroduced since arriving in Mexico and their results.

“I’ve seen zero evidence of any nation on Earth other than Mexico even remotely having the slightest clue what Mexican food is about or even come close to reproducing it. It is perhaps the most misunderstood country and cuisine on

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5 Tips On How To Take A 30 Day Vacation, Cheap.

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson I will be spending all of July in Mexico. I refuse to call it a vacation though.

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