Lifestyle design is both a philosophy and a business motto. Like many people, I heard about it the first time thanks to tech geek guru and business savant Timothy Ferris. I was a college sophomore in 2007 when he published “The Four Hour Work Week“. Although in 2014 I can look back at this book as being rather dated, with certain business principles that are no longer applicable, the big idea about “lifestyle design” remains the same.
EDIT: This book is currently an Amazon Best Seller in both the job hunting and adventure travel categories. It’s taken months of work but I’m finally a best selling author! — Hey everybody, I have a brand new book up this week. Below is my description from the Amazon.com page. Basically, I’m selling it dirt-cheap, and it’s about how to make money on the road and live to your full potential. Continue Reading
Do you buy into the vacation myth? Or do you know how to actually travel on a budget?
This is the myth that a vacation must involve some kind of 5-star resort, with masseuses, and various suburban luxuries. The worst I’ve seen: people in far-away, exotic places who spend the entire time in the safe confines of their hotel room ordering room-service and watching pay-per-view movies. Come on! You can do this from home. The real purpose of traveling should always be to immerse yourself in some new flavor of culture and lifestyle. If you’re not doing this, you’re not traveling right, and you’re probably wasting thousands of dollars on the vacation myth.