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Early 2020 Reflections and Goals

After returning from one of greatest adventures of my life, getting dumped, and being thrown into the chaos of COVID-19, I reflect on my past year's failures, successes, and my goals for this next year.
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Stop comparing your life to others

A lot of the unhappiness and dissatisfaction we feel is derived from a perceived lack of excitement, fulfillment, and love in our lives as compared to others.
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Reflections on a year of sedentary life

After 3 years of nomadic living across 39 countries, I finally stopped and stayed in one place for a year. Here are my reflections on my year of sedentary life at the cusp of leaving it behind for another couple months of nomadic living.
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My worst week of travelling

In just a few days I lost my backpack, my phone, almost lost my passport, and got food poisoning. I was ready to go home, but didn't. The magic of Asia came through and kept me going.
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7 life lessons learned from losing 120 pounds

Losing over 120 pounds profoundly changed my life. Along the way I've learned a few things about how the world and its people work, here are my top 7.
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13 effects and discoveries from 13 weeks of travels

Long-term backpacking is not a holiday or vacation. It's tiring, draining, and challenging just as much as it is awe-inspiring, educational, and fulfilling. Over the past 13 weeks of nomadic hoolanganism in Asia, I've noticed things developing within myself from my experiences that I threw down onto my computer screen. Here's my top 13 in 13.
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3 social hacks used by a recovering nerd

My social life has drastically changed since my days of World of Warcraft playing nerd-dom, primarily due to three social hacks. Showing up, following through, and following up took me from isolation, to knowing and meeting many amazing people.
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13 sleepless hours

Train rides, nothing else quite has the same ability to cause thoughts running through my thick head. This time I had 13.5 of extremely sleepless hours to ponder my life and my new home. These are they.
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Lost in language barriers

I love languages. Not knowing the local language is a confusing, humbling, and saddening experience. I know I'm missing out on many missed opportunities for great friends and interactions. And that I'll leave these countries not truly understanding the culture.
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Solitary man on a train

A solitary man, sitting on a train in a land faraway from his own. A land no less or more spectacular than the one he left behind, but profoundly different. These are his thoughts.
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Adjusting to a nomadic life

The start of my 7+ month journey was not easy, leaving everything behind to explore parts unknown was difficult. It quickly escalated to some of the greatest and most varied travel moments of my life. HK was amazing, but I'm excited for what lies ahead.
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The key to deeper connections

We all put up guards up against the world, protecting ourselves from the judgment of others. All this serves is to undermine our abilities to truly connect to the people around us. Live openly and honestly with yourself and others, and be happier for it.
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Early 2020 Reflections and Goals

After returning from one of greatest adventures of my life, getting dumped, and being thrown into the chaos of COVID-19, I reflect on my past year's failures, successes, and my goals for this next year.
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Kuala Lumpur's Must Eats

I love Kuala Lumpur. Nowhere else slams together South East Asian, Chinese, Indian, and Western cuisines better than this modern, inexpensive wonderland. Come inside to check out my list of "must eat" foods to enjoy in-between obligatory visits to the Petronas Towers and Batu Caves.
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Montreal's Ethnic Must Eats

The world lives in Montreal, bringing with its smells, textures, and flavours. Throughout the city you can find amazing eateries that have amazing samples of the world's finest cuisines for incredibly reasonable prices. Whether it's slow-cooked beans and pork, delicious naan dipped in curries, or rice sticks and fish cakes swimming in hot sauce, this city has you covered. Come find out where you can taste the world without getting on a plane.
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Montreal's Vegetarian Must Eats

Living or visiting Montreal and looking to fill your belly with delicious vegetarian grub? Well you're in luck. Montreal is filled with wonderful vegetarian, vegan, and even raw vegan restaurants that are guaranteed to please, without destroying the wallet. Check out my top picks for vegetarian food in Montreal.
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Montreal's Must Eats

Montreal is one of the greatest cities to eat in. The city streets are lined with countless quality restaurants, cafes, and eateries that will absolutely blow your mind and stomach, without also blowing your budget. Check out some of the unique and legendary foods that Montreal has in store.
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The Rotis of Malaysia

Rotis are prolific in Malaysia. Everyone is eating them. There's also an overwhelming variety, making you freeze in analysis paralysis each time you sit down to breakfast. The names are in Malay and the waiter is staring at you. You panic and order the same basic roti. Here's my guide to all the different kinds of rotis in Malaysia to make you confident next time you sit down.
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The Dosas of India (and Malaysia)

Indian food is not just samosas, naan bread, butter chicken, and chai tea, which all have origins in the North. Hundreds of millions of people live off dosas every single day, often several times per day, and they come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and ingredients. Come in to explore the humble dosa.
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Budapest's Non-Hungarian Must Eats

Okay, okay, you're in Budapest and you're tired of all the Hungarian food like langos, goulash, and paprikas. I've got you covered with a small selection of some of the great non-Hungarian must eats that Budapest has on offer, from Turkish, Italian, and Bangladeshi.
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Berlin's Must Eats

Berlin is one of those cities that easily convinces me to say "screw you" to my kitchen and send me out the door in search for delicious food. The city's cuisine is heavily influenced by both the East and the West, and also highlights and improves some of German's own culinary delights. Come check out Berlin's must eat foods, and where to find them.
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My worst week of travelling

In just a few days I lost my backpack, my phone, almost lost my passport, and got food poisoning. I was ready to go home, but didn't. The magic of Asia came through and kept me going.
Travelling

13 sleepless hours

Train rides, nothing else quite has the same ability to cause thoughts running through my thick head. This time I had 13.5 of extremely sleepless hours to ponder my life and my new home. These are they.
Travelling

Solitary man on a train

A solitary man, sitting on a train in a land faraway from his own. A land no less or more spectacular than the one he left behind, but profoundly different. These are his thoughts.
Travelling
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