Rapunzel 2

Last time I was too chickenshit to cut my own hair. I even considered it on my blog here (sorry, only in German) but then I went to the hairdresser anyway… Continue reading “Rapunzel 2”

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Rapunzel 2

My new home

I moved into my new room in Tokyo a few days ago, so now it’s picture time 🙂 I live right in the city centre and my room is about 7m². Bathroom, kitchen and other facilities are shared with other people. The rent is about 650 USD, which is pretty expensive in general but about average here in Tokyo. At least for foreigners. Continue reading “My new home”

My new home

Frugal living á la Jessica

I am not living in a country where things are cheap and in addition to that my salary is pretty low at the moment, so I started to track my spending habits again. Rent and utilities are not a big issue right now for me (because I am lucky) , so I focus on other things.

The main issue seems to be food, fun and transportation. My goal right now is to save a little bit of money to be able to travel in between quitting my current company and starting something new. So, with my goal set, here is what I recently started to do: Continue reading “Frugal living á la Jessica”

Frugal living á la Jessica

Internet or no internet?

In order to keep my blog alive, I seem to need the internet. Without it, the incentive to write is really small and even though I promised to write every day, it is really hard for me, because there are so many other things to do that just have a priority to me over going out to the next starbucks (25 mins by bike by the way) and spending time on the internet.

Nevertheless, every time I plan things, like tours and meeting with friends, I use the internet. Every time I blog or look up things, all kinds of different information, I use the internet. Every time I learn new things, I use the internet. Every time I go places, I use the internet.

There are still so many people out there who do not have access to it. I’m not even talking about third world countries, I mean even in my homecountry. People who just refuse to go online and find out what is out there in the world wide web. How do they do that? How do they live their lives?

So, am I addicted to the internet? Can I even live comfortably without the internet? Right now, things change at my place and I will get the internet in my place in a few days, but do I really need it? And why?

Internet or no internet?

Frugal Cleanliness – with the spirit of this month’s challenge

Frugal Clean Eating – what a combination. Also I have caught a cold. The second cold since I started eating clean. Is this because it is winter, or is this because of my Clean Eating? Very mysterious…

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Frugal Cleanliness – with the spirit of this month’s challenge