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
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- 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
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
- Trading In Baby/Kids Clothes? Sounds Like A Great Concept
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 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 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 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 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 31 October , 2012 | 1 CommentWhen work becomes stressful, you still have 10 things on your To Do list that have to get done this week and you feel frazzled, how do you relax? I...
Posted on 15 October , 2012 | 1 CommentFeel like you’re in a rut and you aren’t making any progress? Sometimes I get to the point where I think: Ugh. Same old same old. I feel like I...
Posted on 10 October , 2012 | 3 CommentsWe all know about minimalism in general, especially for houses, but from my trip to Asia, here are some more interesting ways to be minimalist, even in your business....
Posted on 8 October , 2012 | 4 CommentsWhen you go on a vacation, do you really relax? For me, it depends. I obviously love to travel so I like to visit other countries where I’ve been to...
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 28 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsMy last post on Singapore! I found the country very beautiful, albeit a bit sterile for my liking. It didn’t really feel like people were really living their lives to...
Posted on 21 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsI didn’t totally hate everything I ate in Singapore. I had a few favourites, and I stuck to them. Namely, satay, which I rather liked. The rest — chili crab...
Posted on 14 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsCooking in a hotel room is our thing. We didn’t have to really do it in Hong Kong (but it was hard NOT to with all the fresh food), but...
Posted on 7 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsHONG KONG Aside from having some of the best markets I’ve ever come across in the world, Hong Kong also had the best prepared foods (GREAT for traveling as tourists,...