Presenting the Escapecast! Episode 1 – Is it time to ESCAPE from the USA?

Introducing a “podcast”… YouTube cast… Whatever you want to call it. We’ll be discussing social critiques of the West, hatching an escape plan to get out of the rat race, travel tips, exploring the world, exploring new ideas, and a lot more. In this episode I talk about.

  • Materialistic culture in the west.
  • Some of the challenges of moving abroad.
  • Why we may need stability when we relocate.
  • Main reasons people are leaving the West and heading to other countries.

It’s Not Just About Travel – Here’s the Big Picture


One thing we’ve seen drastically change within this generation are attitudes about travel. Fewer people think of it as a two-week (one one-week) excursion with a tour group, snapping photos, being pampered and attending spas. Today, travel has become a rite of passage. And that means long-term ventures, even with limited funds.

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The Myth of Requiring Wealth to Travel Rears its Head Again


Today on Reddit an AMA (Ask Me Anything) thread caught my eye. The title was (paraphrasing) “I run a company on my laptop that’s made over 22 million in profits and allowed me to travel the world. AMA!”

This immediately bugged me. You don’t need 22 million dollars to travel the world. Good on this guy for creating such a successful business and doubtlessly ending up in the .1% of very wealthy people. However, the truth is you can travel the world on $1,200 a month, or less. I know because I’ve done it.

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Fall Photography Tips & Tricks

Reposting this via friends over at Thought these were some good nature photo tips as fall still lingers.

You can feel it coming… the days are getting shorter, the air is crisper and the leaves are starting to turn. Fall is upon us and with it one of the best times of year to work on your landscape photography. Below you will find everything you need…

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