An Emerald Waterways European river cruise would be our first, ever! Pete doesn’t yet know he wants to go on a European river cruise. But when we win the Jewels of the Rhine Cruise with Emerald Waterways, he’s going to be their biggest fan! After me. Both of us have long thought a river cruise [...]
It’s deep midwinter on the Mainland, and with it a virtual polar vortex of search ...
Recently I was helping an acquaintance try to discover why the Facebook app on his ...
Life is made of fear. Some people eat fear soup three times a day. Some ...
Written and sent while we were recently traveling in Hawaii (I know, I know! and ...
It’s easy to get caught up in the “make money online” frenzy. False claims are ...
We spent the last half of August reconnecting – traveling and visiting relatives throughout the ...
A Normandy D-Day tour is a great way to commemorate the Allied invasion’s 70th Anniversary A visit to the beaches of Normandy is on many a bucket list. With the upcoming D-Day 70th Anniversary on June 6, 2014, a Normandy D-Day tour is a great way to pay your respects to the Greatest Generation, who [...]
Planning a lifestyle change? 5 big mistakes could hinder you on your new path You might be grappling with equal parts of excitement and fear approaching a lifestyle change that includes a change in your work. But, anticipation can certainly distract you from considering critical aspects. In the early stages of work and lifestyle change, [...]
Frustrated by your user experience with gadgets? We’re always on the lookout for ideas that simplify the not-fun aspects of gadgetry. Most of our gadget frustration comes from managing battery life, but we’ve failed in other ways with gadgets, too. We like and currently use these five easy ideas to improve your relationship with gadgets: [...]
In love with Budapest Thanks to Architect Frigyes Schulek, we fell in love with Budapest on the morning we visited Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church. Halaszbastya, the Fisherman’s Bastion, was designed in Neo-Romanesque style for Hungary’s Millennium. It was built between 1895 and 1902 as a gateway to Castle Hill and Matthias Church in Budapest. [...]
We’ve launched new Zazzle stores for Kalypso Island Bar & Grill and artist Curtis Cabral Many of you know that our print on demand Zazzle stores are pivotal to our online business activities. We’ve achieved significant business growth with them, but for many sellers, there is a big challenge with Zazzle: Where do we get graphics and images [...]
J. D. Roth (who founded Get Rich Slowly) has kindly published my guest post “On Second Chances: Why It’s Important to Face Your Fears” over at his new blog, More Than Money. Why not head over there and share your thoughts in the comments?
Orlando has long been a tourist hotspot, with theme parks dominating the landscape. It’s home to the ubiquitous Disney World, but you already knew that (If you didn’t, well Disney World is in Orlando). There are things to do in Orlando besides theme parks though. Here are some of the other attractions in this sunshine [...]
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Welcome! We're location independent entrepreneurs who have found the keys to happiness: travel, simplicity and freedom. Since 2008, we've been building a variety of online businesses and sharing what we know. Last year, we moved from Minnesota to the Garden Island of Kauai in Hawaii. This year we have already spent a month in Europe and visited Russia for the Winter Olympics. If this kind of lifestyle appeals to you, you're in the right place!
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Recent Travel Dispatches
Lifestyle and Mindset
- Game Plan: Minimize Regret
- Six Clues You're On the Lifestyle Treadmill
- No Matter What You Do, You Will Piss Some People Off
- Work Life Balance - Forget It: Focus on Work Life Integration
- Follow Through on Your Appetite for Adventure in 5 Easy Steps
- Conventional Wisdom: Ignore It
- Keeping Your Options Open Will Cost You