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Dream Desk Built from Black Iron Pipe and Bamboo

After years of dreaming and several weekends over several months spent sourcing, measuring, figuring, cutting, building and painting I have the desk of my dreams. It’s beautiful! ┬áSo beautiful I never want to leave it! (j/king in a couple weeks we leave for a couple months, but I’ll get to come back home to this!) […]

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Never Ending Peace And Love

Normally it’s a delight when I’m reminded of somewhere I’ve been by seeing it in a movie or reading about it in the news. Each time it happens I’m reminded of how blessed I’ve been to see so many beautiful places. Lately though, it’s been Nepal in the news and the merry memories of Nepal […]

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ALL the way around

When I finally get home tonight I’ll have circumnavigated the globe. OGG>PDX>SNA LAX>LHR>BCN BCN>SOF SOF>FCO FCO>WAR>ROM ROM>IST IST>BKK BKK>CNX CNX>BKK BKK>PEK>HNL>OGG 10 years ago when I started planning to quit my office job and spend a year or more traveling one of my early dreams was to sell my house, buy a boat and “sail […]

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The 3G/4G International SIM Card Collection of a Digital Nomad

The first thing I do in any given country is buy a prepaid data SIM card for my phone. If I can I do it before I even walk out of the airport, all the better. When I arrive late at night and walk out of the airport when everything is closed, it’s still the first thing on my agenda in the morning is to find a phone shop. It’s a critical and convenient piece of my safety net as a digital nomad.

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Travel is ruining all foods I love

In spite of being vegetarian/pescatarian, I’m pretty adventurous and adaptable eater. My favorite foods have always come from a diverse spectrum of cultures. I love the main stream ethnic foods like Italian, French, Indian, Mexican, Thai, Chinese, etc… as well as some of the less mainstream like Ethiopian and Peruvian. There is a growing problem […]