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zero waste

No bulk bins? No problem! 5 tips for reducing plastic

Kuba and I are lucky to live in a city like Kraków. We have several options when it comes to buying dry goods without plastic so reducing our plastic waste is easy. Local shops and markets have bulk bins and even major supermarket chains have bulk bin sections. In a perfect world, all grocery stores…

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zero waste

Plastic-Free Breakfast For The Win!

I revamped my usual breakfast of oatmeal and coffee so now it’s plastic-free with minimal waste. You probably know this already, but cinnamon banana oatmeal is my favourite breakfast. I have it every day (when we’re not living in the van). I make it with oats, banana, and ground cinnamon and usually top it with…

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travel van life

The Start of Van Life

Greetings from our van! I’ve been living in the van with Kuba for over a week now. It wasn’t that difficult to get used to, apart from struggling with my terrible seasonal allergies in Poland, but now everything is going smoothly. It didn’t seem that long ago that we first started building the van in…

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travel

6-month Euro trip: Where have I been?

I have less than three weeks left to go! Once I return to Scotland this December, I will have been outside the US for an entire year. Wow! And I can’t believe this six-month trip is finally coming to a close. This trip hasn’t always been easy, but I’ve learned a lot about myself and…

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money matters travel

How much do I spend on food? (in Croatia)

I track every penny I spend because this is the only way I can effectively travel on a budget. As I mentioned in my three-part post, The secret to living as a nomad, minimising expenses and managing your money are necessary if you want to travel this way. I want to show you how much I spend…