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What does it mean to be local?

By |July 17th, 2017|

What does it mean to be a local? To be a part of a community? When I was in Montepulciano, Italy for a month, I went to the local butcher shop for fresh meat each week, was at the co-working space every day that overlooked the piazza, and made fast friends at my favorite restaurants. [...]

Favorite Books 2017: Part 1

By |May 4th, 2017|

If there was an overarching theme for how I chose books to read last year, it was based on the Jim Rohn quote, “Don't wish it was easier wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom”. In hindsight, it fits quite well, but [...]

A Trip to Portland

By |April 18th, 2017|

Ever since I started following Tim Ferriss and watching the Twilight movies I have been fascinated by the west coast. Tim always talks about San Francisco and the beautiful forest scenes in Twilight were filmed in Washington. (Like when Edward shows Bella how he sparkles in the light:) While I know these are completely separate [...]

5 Life-Changing Realizations Every Digital Nomad Experiences

By |March 19th, 2017|

For those of you who follow our adventures, you know our experience digital nomadding it over the last 1.5 years has been a mix of highs and lows. Below are some of the more life-altering experiences or realizations we've had since shedding the bulk of our belongings and venturing out into the great unknown. If [...]

Favorite Books from 2016: Sales, Marketing & Business

By |November 17th, 2016|

The book series continues. If you missed the first one, it was on The Power of Thought. Happy reading! Sales & Marketing To Sell is Human Quote: “This is what it means to serve: improving another’s life and, in turn, improving the world.” Summary: Whether we’re employees pitching colleagues on a new idea, entrepreneurs enticing funders [...]

Top 11 Lessons I Learned in 2016

By |November 9th, 2016|

Lesson 1: Start Now Two simple words, yet a lesson that took me a year to really get. We all talk about how long or hard something will take but instead if we just got started now, we would be that much closer to what we want! I spent 3 days at the Brad Sugars’ [...]

Wouldn’t It Be Cool To Own A Castle?

By |June 28th, 2016|

That was one of the many questions I asked myself after a conference I went to back in November 2015. This post is not really about owning a castle, but rather my thought process and how I went from initially wanting to get into real estate... to jumping to castle hotels... and then to real [...]

We’re Getting Pretty Good At This Traveling Thing…

By |April 15th, 2016|

Gelato On The Arno! We arrived in Florence for our 1.5 month stay here just over a week ago. As with every other location, we spent the first few days discovering where everything was and figuring out our routine, but thankfully each time we make the move we seem to adapt faster. In [...]

Just Around The Corner

By |March 17th, 2016|

Today is my 30th birthday! I am in Montepulciano in Tuscany and having a wonderful day. We went to the weekly market this morning, I met a new friend for coffee at Caffe Polizano and am going out to dinner with friends tonight. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate besides flying all [...]

Last Week In Split :(

By |February 26th, 2016|

It's a calm overcast morning here on Split's Riva. I'm onto my second kava Americana, which is helping to wake me up and keep me warm. Burra came through yesterday, blowing all of Jugo's debris out to sea so we are left with a clear head and slightly cooler temps.   It's hard to believe [...]