It’s not about the money.
It really isn’t.
People ask me all the time,
“How much money does your blog make?” as if that’s how I judge its success. Problem is, the blog has never been about money. When I write a blog post, I don’t think about how much money it will bring me. Read more
“Stay in school,” they said.
“Just get good grades,” they said.
“You need to get an education,” they said.
“Work hard,” they said.
“It’ll all pay off when you graduate,” they Read more
Wow, what a year.
Now it’s time to look back and reflect.
Like I said last year, posts like this are very personal, a chance for me to collate thoughts on the year – where I’ve Read more
One of my goals this year was to try and read more.
I never read. Before this year I’d read maybe five books since high school. I read a couple last year, but this year the challenge was to make reading a habit.
Because it’s the advice that keeps coming up again and again. As it’s usually
“What are you cooking?”
“It’s like a potato soup thing.”
“Is that like, a German thing?”
She had a pretty smile. Really straight teeth, too. I always liked girls with straight teeth.
I turned back to my
So, you’re an introvert?
Yeah, me too (
ISTP, in case you were wondering).
People like us, we enjoy time on our own – reading, writing, playing video games, working out. We don’t need others cramping our schedules. We
I still remember my first surf class.
I wriggled into a wetsuit, lathered my face up with super thick sunscreen and walked down to the beach feeling like Aquaman in my spongy suit with a rocket ship tied to my leg. They say Kiwis love to surf, but at 28 I’d never touched a surfboard in my life. That’s the Chinese side of
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“We get a little better or a we get a little worse every day. Let’s get a little better today.” – Jason Street
I push self-improvement a lot on this site, and travel is often a vehicle to reach those goals, rather than the goal itself. Last year I
They say a picture paints a thousand words but a gif can paint a million. Here’s 43 of them showing the best (and worst) of backpacker life.
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So I’ve got some cool news.
Can you guess what it is?
Well yeah, duh. Of course you can, it’s in the title. Up there. ^^^
But instead of doing one of those press release style announcement posts, I thought I’d release this by giving you a little look behind the scenes. Because obviously