Everyone is a Savior and a Victim

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TL/DR: Too much time on the internet is giving us savior complexes while simultaneously feeling like victims. I was chatting with a friend earlier today on a myriad of topics but one topic that was particularly ensnaring was in regards to the current discussions about how everyone is a victim, privilege, and how people on the right and left have … Read More

Things I Learned from My Digital Hiatus

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I’m Back from My Digital Hiatus. I would like to apologize for not writing anything for awhile. I’ve been taking a break from my digital life in order to figure out some life stuff like career and relationship goals, purpose of this blog, as well as whether or not I want to stay in Asia long term. This break from … Read More

On Student Loans and Neckties

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My whole life I have hated authority and arbitrary rules. The following is my literary middle finger to student loans and neckties. I’ve been working at a corporation in Japan for a little over a year. It has been an interesting experience to be sure but there is one aspect that I hate more than all the others. I am … Read More

How to Work and Travel the World (4 Methods)

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One of the biggest questions I get asked online and in person is how I can afford to travel and live abroad for long periods of time. In this article, I will show you how to work and travel the world plus give you the resources so that you can do it, too. If you want to save up $15k … Read More

What People Think of Americans

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Drinking tea with friends in at a modern tea house in Tokyo

I am frequently asked about what people think of Americans when I return from abroad. Here is my response. “What do people think of Americans?” This question is unavoidable when you are in America and talk about traveling the world. At first glance, it is a pretty straightforward question but it does come with some baggage that I am going to attempt … Read More

How to Find Cheap Flights in 5 Steps

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  How To Find Cheap Flights So You Never Have to Spend Another Vacation At Home. Ever wonder how some people can fly around the world and still have money to do fun stuff? If so, this article is for you. In this article, I am going to show you how to find cheap flights so you can save hundreds … Read More

Why I Travel: A Reflection

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I’ve been in Japan for one year now. It got me thinking about why I travel in the first place. People often ask me “Grant, when are you coming back?” And I never really know how to answer that. Do they mean “come back permanently” or do they mean “come back for a visit”? Maybe they just need to understand why I travel. … Read More

5 Books That Changed My Life

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5 books that changed my life

I connect with books on an emotional level more than any other medium. On average, I read between 40-50 books a year. Some have made me laugh. Some have made me cry. And then there are select few that fundamentally altered the course of my life. Here are the Top 5 Books That Changed My Life. 1. The Alchemist By … Read More

10 Dollar Life Lesson

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Nothing is free in life. This life lesson is no exception. I’m an easy mark. I know it. The world knows it. Play the sympathy card and I will fall for it. If you’re a poor little girl and say the money will be used for going to school, I will believe it. If you ask me to buy you … Read More

6 Easy Ways To Boost Your Productivity

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Let’s face it. Being productive day in and day out can be really hard, especially if you are working at a job you don’t like. The good news it is you can boost your productivity today by making these 6 easy tweaks. 1. Take Off Your Headphones Hear me out on this. I know it is a shocking thing to … Read More