Everyday Life Becomes More Interesting During Slow Travel

At the tender age of 16, I played summer basketball in the Netherlands and Belgium and spent weeks at a time in places like Amsterdam, Bruges, and Antwerp. My prolonged exposure to new cultures was an experience I’d never forget. I spent the next 15 years hoping to recreate that experience, but I could only find time for 1 week at most. Now I can…

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Why I Chose the Minimalist Lifestyle

Until three years ago, I only cared about becoming a “rags to riches” success story. You’ve heard the story before. A black kid from the hood overcomes many barriers to become successful. I envisioned many guest show appearances from Oprah to MTV.  People all around would admire me along with a hint of envy. To achieve this dream, I needed a Fortune 500 CEO gig…

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