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Childlike living (as an adult) through travel

November 1, 2015
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I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. -Bill Bryson Introduction The idea that we’ve grown up and need to be adults is a false illusion we’ve come to believe once we’ve twilighted out of our teens and adolescence. Society’s outlined our lives for us as adults- graduate from a good college, land a great job working for someone else, slowly advance up the corporate ladder and retire in your 60s with a pension that might be enough to cover your daily expenses. Of…

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The Art of Time while Traveling

September 19, 2015
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“It is possible to live happily in the here and now. So many conditions of happiness are available—more than enough for you to be happy right now. You don’t have to run into the future in order to get more.” -Thích Nhất Hạnh from Being Peace THE EXCUSES In the art of time while traveling the issue isn’t whether or not we have enough time it’s how we spend it. Each day we all wake up with a made up 24 hours. How we choose to spend those 24 hours is completely up to us. And while we all have responsibilities, they…

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Inspiration, Love, Travel

The Art of Money While Traveling

September 14, 2015
Beach day! The next day we walked 7 minutes down from our hostel and onto the beach.

The notion that material investment is somehow more important to life than personal investment is exactly what leads so many of us to believe we could never afford to go vagabonding. The more our life options get paraded around as consumer options, the more we forget that there’s a difference between the two. Thus, having convinced ourselves that buying things is the only way to play an active role in this world, we fatalistically conclude that we’ll never be rich enough to purchase a long-term travel experience. – Rolf Potts DEFINING WEALTH THROUGH MONEY For the ambitious, when goals are…

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