“Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.” – Douglas Horton Are you ready to embrace minimalism? There’s no better time seeing as how we’re all being cooped up indoors amidst this fear of the Corona Virus. Minimalism has enormous benefits, and for me, the primary goal is to live the greenest lifeContinue reading “How to be a Minimalist in 3 Easy Steps”
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Day 52: Reminiscing about My Travels to Europe: Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria
I love Europe! I must return. The trip was a blur. Riding the train was a blast. And experiencing a culture that is both new and familiar was wistful. Here are some of the highlights from my trip to Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria which I took back in the summer of 2016. The NaturalContinue reading “Day 52: Reminiscing about My Travels to Europe: Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria”
Visit the Maldives While you Still Can!
The Republic of Maldives is a country comprised of 26 atolls in the Arabian Sea. It is a popular tourist destination for those seeking a romantic getaway. I had the great privilege of visiting this wonderful country in the spring of 2016. However, with the threat of global warming only increasing, the opportunity to visitContinue reading “Visit the Maldives While you Still Can!”
Adventuring in Jordan
Of all the Middle Eastern countries I’ve been to, I think Jordan is my favorite. I could give you 100 reasons why, from the red desert to the beauty of Petra to the food or the wonderful, friendly people going about their daily lives. There’s something special about Jordan. Here are some of the highlightsContinue reading “Adventuring in Jordan”
A Day in Turkey
In the fall of 2016, I spent a day in Turkey. I wish I had taken more pictures and not rushed through this trip, but this was a good lesson in taking my time. Here are a few highlights from my trip! My favorite site was the Bosphorus Straight. The water here isContinue reading “A Day in Turkey”
Cruise #2: Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand
I’m personally not a big fan of cruises, but one of the perks is the ability to visit multiple countries for one price. My second cruise was a trip to Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Here are some of the highlights from that trip. The trip started out in Singapore where we saw someContinue reading “Cruise #2: Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand”
Help from a Stranger: A Day in Kuwait
In 2016, I went on an incredible trip for my 30th birthday, and I learned a valuable lesson about trusting people. My trip started out from Qatar to Oman and from Oman I made one stop off in Kuwait before going to Egypt. Many people asked me why I bothered to go to Kuwait andContinue reading “Help from a Stranger: A Day in Kuwait”
Day 90: How the heck am I going to keep my bus warm?
Another recycled post from last winter when I was struggling to find a way to keep my bus warm. Funny how these things don’t cross your mind when it’s 90 degrees outside. Okay, so winter is here. And once again, we got virtually no fall. It was nearly 80 degrees outside a few days ago,Continue reading “Day 90: How the heck am I going to keep my bus warm?”
Living in a Bus Step 12: THE BUS IS FINISHED!!!
My bus is finally finished!!! Well, it’s livable at least. And I’ve hit the road on my first solo-road trip. I’m driving across the west from Missouri to San Francisco, California, and then it’s off to Burning Man. My family had a nice party for me in which we set up everything in the bus. Continue reading “Living in a Bus Step 12: THE BUS IS FINISHED!!!”
Day 81: Living in a Bus Step 11: Safety First!
This is an old post from when I first finished my bus. I can’t believe how long it’s been. My e-book for converting a vehicle into a motor home is almost done and I can’t wait to publish it. In the meantime, here’s my post about keeping safe in a converted vehicle just before myContinue reading “Day 81: Living in a Bus Step 11: Safety First!”