Indeed I did fall in love with Hawaii again. I have raved on about the natural beauties, the warmth, and the tropical fruit, but what is it that really keeps you there? For me it is the slow life and the sense of Ohana, or family. The people I met during my adventures were warm … More Hawaii: Go for a Holiday, Stay for the People
There are many wonderful things about Hawaii that you can probably guess. In my mind I knew all of these things, and would list them off whenever somebody asked if I liked growing up in Hawaii. During this trip, I wanted to discover if it was possible for me to live here and enjoy that … More Falling in Love with Hawaii Again
For all the nomads out there, I would like to confirm to you, that there is indeed a special beauty about going home after a very long period of time. This feeling may be nostalgia or a sense of belonging, and I am seeking to determine which it is. Do I belong here, or am … More My home is Hawaii.
You can waste your time dreaming about early retirement, or you can make your current life fulfilling, and arrive at retirement with projects you hope to continue. A project I am starting at my work is a short series of talks on financial literacy. When I was in college, I was invited to test-trial a … More Financial Literacy Project at Work
Traveling around for so long, you may feel like you are falling behind your peers in creating a nest-egg for yourself. You may be wondering if there is ever a chance that you, the wandering nomad, the remote worker, the slow traveling expat, can reach financial independence and even retire early (FIRE). Thinking back on … More Financial Independence as a Nomad
When I found FIRE (financial independence, retire early) at last, I realized that it was burning in the US. What I mean is that the early retirement movement among young people in their thirties has become a large topic of discussion in the united states, and is only slowly making its way to other countries … More Australian Blogger-Life Long Shuffle
For the past week or so, I discovered the joy of online communities. Reading and following posts really pulled me in, but I found they were taking up my time. This week, I am making an effort to bring myself back to more structured content, and dissecting usable information from it. Today I delved into … More Mad Fientist podcast Interview with Coach Carson
Recently I had my first guest post on another blog, Reach Financial Independence with Pauline. This is a big event for me, as I have not been consistently blogging for long, and would really like to reach out to the financial independence and early retirement (FIRE) community. I wanted to give you some highlights of … More Guest Post on Reach Financial Independence with Pauline
Geoarbitrage, made popular by Tim Ferris of the 4-Hour Work Week is well-talked about in the circle of people seeking Financial Independence and Early Retirement (FIRE). Geoarbitrage is the act of capitalizing on price differences in different parts of the world. This may involve moving over by entire states to reduce living costs and taxes … More Geoarbitrage in Australia
By now, I hope many you of you have become familiar with the concept of Financial Independence and Early Retirement (FIRE). This is a concept that has been around for decades, but is gaining new traction. If you are new to the concept, see the movie trailer below. If you are familiar with the community-there … More Can an Expat Reach Early Retirement?