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Tag: Minimalism

A glimpse of life at Miguel's Pizza
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Life as Inbetweeners

As we've traveled through life's journey, both before and after we became Vagabloggers, we've been called many things. We've been placed into many social genres and have been identified as being part of many particular cliques. Some of the labels placed on us have been: Rock Climbers, Hippies, Vegetarians, Van Dwellers, Couch Surfers, Coffee Geeks, Drifters and just plain Weirdos. Funny thing is, almost all of these labels have been applied by those outside of these social circles. If you asked the people inside these circles, invariably most of them would reply "They're cool, but they're not one of us."

Recently, this paradox has made itself all-the-more clear while we've been camped out at Miguel's Pizza in Kentucky's Red River Gorge. Read more

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Van Living vs. Hotels - Realizations and Thoughts

I can't complain about having the ability to shower and swim in a pool, but I'm just not sure it was worth $60. I fund myself back in the familiar setting of a hotel room mimicking as close to an average home as possible. Does this really put travelers at ease when away from their comfort zone?  I understand the point of a hotel when on business or travel of specific reasons i.e. a funeral.

For myself, the van has become a comfortable living space and a hotel can be overly luxurious. I came to the conclusion that I'd rather spend that money on a new experience rather than revert back to those simple comforts.

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