In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Quote of the Month: Walt Disney
- Want to Sell Your Home? De-Clutter
- Quote Of The Month: Margaret B. Runbeck
- Do You Minimize Your Energy Consumption?
- Do You Take Pleasure in the Ordinary?
- Take breaks to enjoy something longer
- Good News: Technology Can’t Solve All Problems After All
- Fighting Clutter Creep in Your Home
- Smart power cord bar design for outlets
- Do You Make “Impulsive” Purchases?
Posted on 10 January , 2014 | 1 CommentYou might have heard that the FAA has finally relaxed its rules concerning the use of approved electronic devices on its airplanes. It’s no longer required to turn them off...
Posted on 6 January , 2014 | 1 CommentIn 2011, I basically took the whole year off to fly and travel. It may not seem very minimalist to some of you, but these are things I am noticing...
Posted on 29 November , 2013 | No CommentsI understand that I’m somewhat biased here. A few years, my wife and I were enjoying our honeymoon in Vietnam. We had scheduled to end our trip in Thailand but...
Posted on 15 November , 2013 | No CommentsI mentioned a few months ago that I was paying a lot more attention to loyalty programs these days. I’ve followed good advice in signing up for several different hotel,...
Posted on 17 October , 2013 | No CommentsI love to travel. However, travel tends to put me off my schedule. Everything from when I work to when I eat is turned upside down by travel. Sometimes, it’s...
Posted on 11 October , 2013 | 6 CommentsI always love to look at studies like this. The Economist magazine does a ranking of the best cities in the world to live in. Not all cities are included...
Posted on 7 October , 2013 | 2 CommentsLiving in a hotel seems to be a big topic for the blog because it’s unusual so I’ll go over a couple of things I do to keep everything organized....
Posted on 20 September , 2013 | 2 CommentsTripAdvisor is one of my favorite Travel websites and they did a very interesting feature about 20 amazing places. You can get more info directly on their website. How many...
Posted on 9 August , 2013 | 1 CommentIt took me several weeks to get my bucket list done. There were several things that came to mind quickly because I’ve been thinking about them for so long. Others...
Posted on 26 July , 2013 | 7 CommentsBy now, it’s unlikely that you’ve not heard about AirBnB. The website would still be considered new by most of us but it’s been gaining members by the millions and...
Posted on 19 July , 2013 | 6 CommentsI don’t know about you but personally, knowing when and how much to tip often gives me headaches. When I go to a restaurant in my own city, I know...
Posted on 12 July , 2013 | 4 CommentsDo you have your own bucket list? That list of things you’d love to do, experience or have in your lifetime? I’ve often heard about such lists in movies or...
Posted on 8 July , 2013 | 8 CommentsOh how embarrassing. I am estimating I’ll only reach 10 out of the 100 listed here! It looks like a lot of places I haven’t been yet, like India or...
Posted on 28 June , 2013 | 13 CommentsI’ve been meaning to write a full bucket list and still have a few more items I’d like to add on there. Here are of the main categories that I...
Posted on 19 June , 2013 | 2 CommentsIt’s summer, and for me, that means camping. In many ways, camping is the ultimate minimalist vacation. You get out into nature, and you spend time without some of the...