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We are a 30-something married couple who decided to leave behind our home, careers and comfortable Silicon Valley lifestyle to try a new course. Join us as we travel the world to learn about other cultures, lifestyles and ways to generate income beyond the traditional 9-5.

Category Archives: Inspiration

Personal accountability, a quote

I just finished reading Josh Kaufman’s The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business and wanted to share some inspiration with you. The quote below is from B.C. Forbes, founder of Forbes magazine. I think it’s a good reminder for all of us: Your success depends on you. Your happiness depends on you. You have to…

Small ways to make a big difference

It’s easy to look around and see problems: people out of work, water shortages, food contamination, starvation, natural disasters, environmental destruction, war, intolerance, there’s always something. If you’re like me, the sheer volume and magnitude of suffering can be overwhelming. I wonder what, if anything, I can do in the face of such need. Well,…

The art of long-term travel

Thought for the day: “For some reason, we see long-term travel to faraway lands as a recurring dream or an exotic temptation, but not something that applies to the here and now.  Instead — out of our insane duty to fear, fashion and monthly payments on things we don’t really need — we quarantine our…

Mothering ourselves

My friend Cassandra Rae sent the following coaching exercise in honor of Mother’s Day: “1. Think of the one thing you always wished your mom could be, do, or say to you. 2. Now give your item in #1 to at least one other person today. Remember that you are also a person and it’s…

An homage to sunsets

In a nod to Earth Day, we’ve prepared an homage to nature’s beauty: a trio of Kona sunset photos.  All were taken right outside our ohana (home) with our little point & shoot.  Today we’re off to see another type of fire, this one of the earth-forming variety.  Stay tuned…

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