Life and Goals | Simplify

7 Reasons Why I Chose Minimalism

I chose minimalism years ago, long before I even knew there was a name for it. But it was a very slow approach at first. Then I read a book, adventures in life often begin with a book! This book taught me that it was possible to simplify to a minimum, our minimum, everything we […]

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16 Boxes: How We Move Overseas

To speak the truth, I’ve been postponing this post again and again. I wanted to find a fun and exciting way to talk about our minimalist move abroad. Well, in the end, I don’t think there’s a fun way to tell about moving. Moving is dull, stressing and tiring. It’s now been three months since we […]

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How To Slow Travel Through Christmas Shopping

First thing first: this post is not sponsored! Only my appreciation here. So, I was planning this post for quite long, but in the meantime, I’ve seen plenty of blogs posting about Christmas shopping already. Nevertheless, there’s a good reason to that: November simply is the best time to get organized for Christmas! November for Christmas […]

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How to Make an Eco-friendly Christmas Tree

Christmas tree time is just around the corner so, About our Christmas tree: Years ago we were tired of watching a tree drying in our living-room each year faster and faster. In Canada, it’s sometimes difficult to find the very much beloved Nordmann (who happens to dry keeping his needles strongly) we were used to […]

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Life and Goals | Simplify | Voyages

10 Things to Pack for a Cabin Getaway

This time of the year is perfect for cabin getaways. In Canada, we call them so, but in Europe, it will be more like a “countryside retreat” or “escape.” Nevertheless, these getaways have a common point: they imply nature, therefore you’ll find them in the middle of nowhere. Even when packing light you have to […]

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September
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Where to Slow Travel this September

This September and but also in October! Why travel now during the fall? I have always preferred travelling during the fall, especially in September. It’s not too warm or too busy anymore. It’s not cold either. September has this particular warmish light, not too bright and just strong enough to see perfectly colours. As a […]

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