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
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- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
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- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
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Posted on 3 September , 2012 | No CommentsFor your convenience, here are all of my posts from both of my blogs about my trip to Asia for 5 weeks (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore) BUDGET &...
Posted on 31 July , 2012 | 2 CommentsI love temples. I just love them, so I can’t stay away from one if I see it on a map. This one is a temple that was lovingly restored...
Posted on 24 July , 2012 | 3 CommentsWe got there SUPER EARLY for tourists (7 a.m.) because it was our last day in Beijing. Paid a very small admission to enter, and while nothing was open until...
Posted on 19 June , 2012 | 2 CommentsA favourite Chinese pastime
Posted on 15 May , 2012 | 1 CommentWe had to really search for the area the market might be in. On the way, we saw a lot of interesting photos, and I couldn’t help but take a...
Posted on 17 November , 2011 | No CommentsThe Forbidden City truly felt like one in terms of the size. It was just enormous. The entrance to the gorgeous gardens to the side. Double Luck. People smacked,...
Posted on 27 October , 2011 | 1 CommentThis street is famous for its red lanterns and restaurants. I found it magical!!! I really enjoyed wandering around the streets, feeling like I’m in some Communist Wonderland. Just kidding...
Posted on 22 September , 2011 | 1 CommentWe had a hell of a time FINDING Tianmen Square. Why? Because we exited at the wrong entrance at the subway station and ended up on this side, looking at...
Posted on 1 September , 2011 | 2 CommentsOriginally meant to use as musical instruments, they were repurposed to tell the time until the last emperor Pu Yi left the Forbidden City. We didn’t go in, we just...
Posted on 18 August , 2011 | No CommentsThis was the Donghuamen Night Market in Shanghai at the end of the Wangfujing car-free commercial area and night market from last week. They pretty much sell the same stuff...
Posted on 11 August , 2011 | No CommentsThis is a commercial area called Wangfujing which is located close to where our hotel was (a few blocks away). It is also close to other landmarks, but this is...
Posted on 30 June , 2011 | 9 CommentsI am going to go through my photos and for each folder I think is significant I will post pictures every Thursday (when I can) until I run out of...
Posted on 16 June , 2011 | 27 CommentsI’m about to head back home soon, but for the moment, I’m spending the rest of my days in Singapore, sweating like a pig. Here are a few of my...
Posted on 23 February , 2011 | 21 CommentsHEY! WANT TO ASK ME SOMETHING? I just set up my Everyday Minimalist Formspring account (nervously and with trepidation), so you can ask me questions Anonymously. *points to the top*...
Posted on 17 December , 2010 | 11 CommentsDai Haifei, a 24-year-old architect in Beijing, China, found an ingenious solution to live rent-free. He built himself a mobile egg-shaped house that is powered by the sun. The 6-foot-high...