Monthly Archives: May 2018

What I’m Pondering – The Great Escape

It’s an interesting question that comes up between long-term travelers. Are you running towards something or away from something? Are you escaping the past, or are you seeking a new future? Of course in most cases, it’s a little of both. I think when people start traveling, they think they will become an entirely new […]

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Life in Small Town China

nǐ hǎo! The four days before and after my Kung Fu training at the Shaolin Monastery, I stayed in the small town of Dali, China – located in the far west, near the boarders of Myanmar and Tibet. Although no one speaks English, the people in Dali are extremely friendly and welcoming. I’ve split this […]

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Training Kung Fu with Shaolin Monks

Action Without Action When translated into Chinese, Wu Wei Si. I recently came back to civilization from staying two weeks at the Wu Wei Si Shaolin Monastery in the mountains of Dali, China. I needed a change in my life. The only things I knew were that I wanted to get away from my hectic […]

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To China and Beyond!

Thanks Consulting! Let me explain. For those who didn’t know, I worked for a consulting firm for a year traveling every single week. While this was rough at the time, I built up around 200,000 airline miles! Time to cash in, and maybe splurge a little. 😉 To start my trip off right, I flew […]

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Life out of a Backpack

29 Lbs (13kg). That’s the weight of all my belongings for The Expedition. That’s crazy some say! But is it really? What utility do all the belongings in your closet really bring you? Now… this is not saying to go throw out everything in your home! Just think about it. Contemplate it. Ponder it. It’s a […]

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