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Rasnov Fortress Romania

This is the second part of my adventure when I made a day trip to both Bran and Rasnov. I actually knew nothing about Rasnov prior to going there other than friends told me to stop and look around after seeing Bran Castle. I really enjoyed wandering around the area[…]

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Why I’m Passionate About Minimalism

I Was a Hoarder I wasn’t always a minimalist; like so many others in the USA, I hoarded stuff and filled my life with things—both the physical variety of consumer items purchased from Amazon and delivered right to my doorstep, as well as the time sucking variation, those that occupied[…]

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Thoughts on Nomadic Relationships

I didn’t write the following, but the author, Colin Wright, seems to have written pretty much everything I would have written about relationships which work for me (this style of living isn’t for everyone). Enjoy! The following is an excerpt from an e-book by Colin Wright, Come Back Frayed. (source)[…]

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Minimalist Living through Earthships and Tiny Houses

Recently I saw this amazing video which cast a new light on how we build our homes and use energy, resources, and materials around us both in the construction and active dwelling in our homes. I highly recommend this video to anyone who likes to ponder the way we living[…]

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Choosing Between Gas versus Diesel

I’m trying to choose between gas and diesel for my next vehicle. I had heard from various places and advertisers that diesel engines last about twice as long as gas engines and are better for carrying loads. All good and well, but I also was curious why they might have[…]

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Feeling Disconnecting from Family & Friends after Travel

It’s just my theory; I don’t have any studies to back it up other than dozens of random conversations with other travelers and expats, but I do firmly believe that the more we travel am different cultures the more we become disconnected from our own culture. Feeling Disconnected after Travel;[…]

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Dogs on Campus in Taiwan Universities

Among the many surprises of spending extended time on a university campus in Taiwan was seeing dogs wandering around inside the various buildings. I saw them in halls of student dorms, halls and common areas of the classrooms and wandering around outside on campus. Apparently this is the norm here.[…]

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