Posts filed under “Travel”

Wing it for all you’re worth

rss | t | g+ A lot of changes have happened in my life over the past few months. I completed my final exams, graduated, worked in central London… and moved to Japan. I’m here to start a new life. No, I don’t have a job waiting for me. No, I don’t have a clear-cut plan. No, I don’t […]

A beginner’s guide to one bag living

by Jessica Dang rss | t | f | g+ For many aspiring minimalists, the golden grail is One Bag Living, or what I like to call ‘OBL’. It’s a lifestyle that comes from being able to reduce everything you have to only what you need and reaping all the rewards of not being weighed down by junky, excessive baggage. If you’re […]

5 lessons learned from a year living in a foreign country

Today was my final day in Japan. By the time you read this, I would have probably already landed in Hong Kong, ready for my next adventure. It’s been almost a year of culture shock, ups and downs, exploring, learning, having fun and so much more. I’m grateful for how much I’ve discovered about myself, […]

My adventure in Asia begins

By the time you read this post, I’m going to be here: This is Mt. Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan. To go there has always been a dream of mine, but due to various circumstances I haven’t been able to until now. Now that I’m finished with my studies, I’m taking this opportunity to […]

How I’m living a millionaire’s lifestyle and how you can too

rss | t | f | g+ The breeze is running through your hair. It smells so sweet and fresh. The sound of the sea waves parting under the boat is regular and calming. The sun is setting over the mountains and the sky is tinged in a deep pink and orange. You take a deep breath and there is just […]

on minimalist motivations

A question that I often ask myself is why on earth am I leading a minimalist lifestyle? Why don’t I just settle down in a nice town, get my own apartment, a steady job and live like a normal person? The answer is simple, I don’t want to be normal. I want to travel. I want […]

minimalism 101

I’m very happy to announce that this week, I was featured in the UK The Times newspaper magazine. It’s the biggest thing I’ve ever done in my short lifetime, and it’s incredibly humbling to realize that there are people who will listen to someone like me has to say. So, with honor, I would like […]

The secret to minimalist travel

Having spent a few weeks trying to settle down in a completely foreign country, I’m often asked, “Do you miss home?“. The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. Yes, I miss my family and my home, but that doesn’t mean I want to go back right now. I care about them a more than […]

My minimalist bedroom

Hello everyone from Japan! This is the first post of many I’ll be writing from the Country of Awesome. I just wanted to let everyone know that I arrived safely and I’m having an amazing time. I was a little afraid before that the extent of Japanese hospitality was a big fat lie, but so […]