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
- 5 Tips for Camping with Children
- The Looped Lounger
- Do You Listen To Audio Books?
- How Minimalism Lets You Do What You Love
- Quote of the Month: Walter Bagehot
- World’s Largest Swimming Pool?
- 4 Tips for Improving Your Eating Habits
- Can you live in a hotel?
- Filtering The Urgent Stuff From The Important Stuff
- Do Home Organization Products Really Help?
Posted on 19 June , 2013 | 1 CommentIt’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...
Posted on 14 June , 2013 | 10 CommentsI used to read books about all kinds of different subjects… finance, sports, biographies, history, etc. When I’d do a trip to New York City, one of my favorite stops...
Posted on 7 June , 2013 | 2 CommentsI don’t know about you, but even as someone who does not feel like I need much in my life, I certainly feel like seeing this resort and swimming pool...
Posted on 22 May , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the seeming contradictions of living a minimalist lifestyle is the way that travel can increase your carbon footprint. Travel is a regular part of the minimalist lifestyle; since...
Posted on 6 May , 2013 | 1 CommentSome people who learn that I went to any country where they REALLY don’t speak English (or a few broken words), always express amazement at my being able to navigate...
Posted on 19 April , 2013 | 3 CommentsI’m pretty excited about my upcoming vacations! In a few days, my wife, baby and I leave for Florida for a few days. It’s nothing exotic but it’ll be our...
Posted on 15 April , 2013 | No CommentsHere is Diane von Furstenberg, legendary wrap dress guru to give you some insights on her mindset about traveling. She doesn’t give actual tips about traveling when she speaks, but...
Posted on 11 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsIf you can afford it, traveling is one of those things you should invest in. Yes, I said invest. It is a real investment because you are investing in broadening...
Posted on 28 January , 2013 | 9 CommentsDisclamer: This is obviously my own personal opinion, but I really felt strongly about China when I was there, so read at your own discretion. I am not posting this...
Posted on 14 December , 2012 | 1 CommentToday I wanted to post a few more photos from a trip I did last January when my wife and I went to Russia and Spain. Why would I visit...
Posted on 3 December , 2012 | 7 CommentsWhenever I go on vacation, I am not myself. You know, the self that I am at home or in my own country. I gawk more and I dress mostly...
Posted on 30 November , 2012 | 4 CommentsI’ve been fortunate to do quite a bit of travelling in Europe, Asia, Africa, etc. One thing that I never get tired of is going to a public location in...
Posted on 26 November , 2012 | 6 CommentsI am really not a fan of conventional souvenirs like mugs, magnets, postcards or anything that screams: I was there as a tourist and I want you to know it!...
Posted on 19 November , 2012 | 2 CommentsI’ve talked a lot about living in a hotel, but most of the ones I choose tend to have a full kitchen. Or at least a kitchenette, which means a...
Posted on 16 November , 2012 | No CommentsA couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the first part of my trip to Africa went I went to Kruger Park to enjoy a Safari which turned out to...