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Minimalist Morning Routine - 6 Tips for Kickstarting Your Day

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Minimalist Morning Routine - 6 Tips for Kickstarting Your Day

Motivational gurus wax lyrical about your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day. As much as it may be cliched, it couldn’t be truer. The moments after you wake, and prepare to face the world, are often a precursor to what lies ahead. It’s easy to get caught mindlessly scrolling through social media, which is why we’re here to show you six tips to hack your minimalist morning routine and make you more efficient. Plan Out Your Day The Night Before Self-explanatory as it may seem, a simple spot of pre-planning can save you from scrambling in...

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How Minimalist Couples Can Pack Light

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How Minimalist Couples Can Pack Light

Did you know that couples who travel together have healthier and happier relationships? That’s if you believe a survey by the U.S. Travel Association. It seems that these new experiences keep things fresh, improving both communication and sex lives. It is also a chance to strip back, forgoing material possessions and focusing on the things that really matter, like adventure and remarkable experiences. To make the most out of your trip, consider adopting a minimalist approach. As a couple, there are a few tricks you can try to keep your packing load down, allowing you to be more efficient and...

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5 Everyday Minimalist Habits to Adopt Right Now

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5 Everyday Minimalist Habits to Adopt Right Now

Minimalism is a mindset, and decluttering is an ongoing process. Both will lead to increased focus, higher work output, and lower stress levels, but getting the balance between convenience and simple living takes constant tweaking. Like anything aimed at improving your quality of life, becoming a minimalist will require building daily habits. These may include physically rearranging your space or adopting different thought patterns. If you are looking to kickstart a more consciously minimalist way of life, then these simple minimalist habits and organizing ideas can help you to achieve this. Check Out Project 333 The Free Dictionary defines a...

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Five Crowdfunded Travel Accessories That Deserve Your Attention

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Five Crowdfunded Travel Accessories That Deserve Your Attention

Crowdfunding has fast become the go-to solution for creators and inventors looking to raise capital to get their projects off the ground quickly. End consumers owe a lot to crowdfunding ‚Äď it‚Äôs thanks to sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo that we now enjoy some iconic tech and travel products. Some might say that crowdfunding‚Äôs weakness is the risk that it carries; that products are not fully developed before being taken to market. Experimental is how some would describe it, but we‚Äôre firmly convinced that crowdfunding, when done correctly, provides the best means of communicating directly with your customers and implementing...

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What Marie Kondo Can Teach Us About Minimalist Packing

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What Marie Kondo Can Teach Us About Minimalist Packing

Marie Kondo’s life-changing approach to organizing your possessions are spreading like wildfire, helping people all around the world to get their lives in order. She was named by Times as one of the top 100 most influential people in 2015; pretty impressive for someone who writes books about tidying up. For one bag travelers, her methods are magic. A small bag allows you to skip the baggage reclaim and head straight into town to explore. You don’t even need to drop it off at the hotel as you might with a larger rucksack. However, for even the most minimalist long-term...

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Pickpocket Repeller: It's All About Secret Backpack Pockets

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Pickpocket Repeller: It's All About Secret Backpack Pockets

The Crime We’re Up Against As Travelers Let’s jump straight to the facts. Over 400,000 pickpocket incidents are reported around the world each day. In knowing that there is probably an equal amount of additional cases going unreported, it’s safe to say that the art of pickpocketing is alive and well. The most targeted cities around the world don’t bode well for digital nomads. Barcelona, Rome, Prague, Madrid, Paris, Florence, and Buenos Aires all top the list, which all happen to be some of the most popular hubs for digital nomads. Just between the years 2010 and 2012, pickpocketing thefts...

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Why Akra Is Top Choice For One Bag Travel According To YouTube Vlogger Chase Reeves

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Why Akra Is Top Choice For One Bag Travel According To YouTube Vlogger Chase Reeves

Chase Reeves¬†knows¬†a¬†thing¬†or two about¬†bags.¬†As the¬†founder¬†of¬†BagWorks¬†and a¬†YouTube¬†channel closing in on 50,000¬†fans, this eccentric vlogger¬†is¬†the¬†authority¬†when it¬†comes¬†to¬†Carryology.¬†His¬†mix¬†of¬†outlandish¬†delivery and honest critiques have¬†earned¬†him¬†respect¬†from bag buyers across the¬†interwebs.Although only a year old, his¬†review¬†of the¬†Arcido¬†Akra¬†(at the¬†time¬†of writing)¬†has more than 26,000 views.¬†He¬†covers¬†every imaginable aspect of the¬†bag, down to the minutiae.¬†From the outset, we'll¬†excuse¬†Chase for¬†mistaking¬†the¬†Akra¬†for the¬†Faroe¬†‚Ästafter all, they're¬†both¬†great¬†carry¬†on¬†bags¬†with similar touches, and¬†both¬†designed for one¬†bag¬†travel.Kicking off with an¬†explanation¬†of why¬†you¬†might¬†want¬†to¬†purchase¬†the¬†Arcido¬†Akra, Reeves briefly touches on the¬†concept¬†of one¬†bag¬†travel and how the¬†Akra¬†is¬†designed¬†to¬†make¬†you¬†more travel-efficient.¬†‚ÄúPacking¬†minimally¬†can¬†make for a¬†much¬†better¬†trip,‚ÄĚ he¬†mentions¬†‚Ästand we¬†couldn‚Äôt agree more.¬†He¬†then¬†does a wear test‚Ķ¬†as only Chase Reeves¬†can¬†do¬†a wear test.¬†The ventilated back padding, curved¬†shoulder straps¬†and waist¬†strap¬†and the ‚Äúlightweight moveability‚ÄĚ all make this a¬†winner¬†as a small travel backpack. Next...

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The Essential Weekend Travel Backpack Checklist For Digital Nomads

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The Essential Weekend Travel Backpack Checklist For Digital Nomads

Funky socks, breathable underwear, your go-to party shirt -- no, you don’t need tips on what to bring on a normal weekend getaway (unless you do). When you’re packing for a work weekend as a digital nomad, your packing list changes a bit. Things are more technical, more serious, and the consequences of slipping up are more dire. Here is our brief packing list on the 9 essential things to bring on your digital nomad weekend.  Reliable Headset/HeadphonesWithout a traditional office, your digital nomad lifestyle probably forces you to work in some less-than-ideal locations. On busses, in loud cafes, on the...

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