6 reasons why I travel without a guidebook

DSC00495I don’t want to reveal too much, but my travel adventures might come to a halt/pause sooner than I expected, so as long as I am still a full-time-passionate traveler, I will stick my nose into travel related stuff. Coming back to the “pure minimalist topics” will be soon enough!

DSC00494Sooo, Minimalist travel. It’s really interesting to write about it, because it is basically minimalism but everything is on a much smaller scale. When you travel, you usually are some kind of “at the moment minimalist”, because all you have with you is your suitcase. So everybody who travels has to go through the very important question:

What do I really need?

DSC00497Will this item when I pack it and carry it with me be used or is it a “just in case item” which wil just stay in my suitcase until I come back home? Will this item that I carry with me add value to my travel?

Because I am a little bit weird, I like to question all of my stuff. DSC00496From the fifth pair of socks to the third pair of shoes, do I really need it or could I do without it?

For instance, do you really need a guidebook?

I would say that you don’t need it! Continue reading “6 reasons why I travel without a guidebook”

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6 reasons why I travel without a guidebook

All hail the suitcase! Backpacks are for losers!

Even though I am calling myself a minimalist – or minimalist wannabe – I don’t travel with only carry-on luggage, I have a proper suitcase that is filled to the brim with my stuff – like a regular person does when they travel.

Why don’t I have only carry-on baggage or at least a “proper backpack”? Well, for one thing I need more clothes than would fit in only a carry-on and for the second thing: backpacks are for losers!

Continue reading “All hail the suitcase! Backpacks are for losers!”

All hail the suitcase! Backpacks are for losers!

Simplify your hair – a minimalist hairstyle – ladies edition

Taking care of your looks can cost a lot of money and take a lot of effort. So many women may think that a minimalistic lifestyle might not be for them, because you need a lot of stuff to look good, right? I would disagree, which is why I am posting this today. So what does a woman do who wants to live a minimalistic lifestyle? Continue reading “Simplify your hair – a minimalist hairstyle – ladies edition”

Simplify your hair – a minimalist hairstyle – ladies edition

An unpleasant surprise and autumn impressions

Yesterday I found that a few of my things in my old room have been attacked by mold. A lot of mold. It seems that only a few things are moldy, but the thing with mold is that most of the time it is not visible, so I am concerned about the rest of my stuff. The landlord of course denies any responsibility and refuses to reimburse me for the molded items… So much for that.

Then, I went for a small walk and was surprised by the beauty I found in nature which is why I am posting a picture today and probably a few more in the next days. Picture is under the cut. Continue reading “An unpleasant surprise and autumn impressions”

An unpleasant surprise and autumn impressions