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April 7, 2018

Namibia is the ultimate Slow Life destination.  The distances are vast, so it’s essential to take your time on a self-drive through this expansive desert.  When you do, you will find a country of untouched landscapes so endless that you lose all sense of time and space...

March 12, 2018

I always enjoy discovering hidden gems in my backyard, so when I was invited to an evening showcasing the wine farms of suburban Cape Town, I was thrilled.  This is slow life – less time missioning, more time being wherever you are.  If that place happens to be an hist...

February 16, 2018

I grew up in an Alaskan rainforest, so nothing makes me feel more alive than the sound of rain falling on rooftops and the smell of the forest after a fresh downpour.  Over the past few years in Africa, as global warming has taken hold, I have become familiar with, and...

January 23, 2018

As you already know from reading this blog, I am incredibly passionate about the benefits of slow living.  I would love to inhabit a world where everyone took the time to engage more fully with ‘what matters.’  I’m sure you would, too.  If we all need to be the change...

December 12, 2017

Reflecting on the virtues of slow living, I realize it's crucial to address the question of how to create income without slogging for hours in an office.  For the purposes of this article, I trolled the internet to source the most user-friendly articles about generatin...

November 17, 2017

I was having a conversation the other day with a friend who just finished building.  She was reflecting on the days when she lived in a rental home she didn’t like, and constantly felt ill at ease. Once she created a beautiful space to live in, that feeling just vanish...

August 3, 2017

In the modern context, we enjoy every opportunity to be busy, stressed, and frenetic.  My experience has led me to believe that this fast pace doesn’t ever lead to lasting happiness – or even short-term happiness.  This concept is the core philosophy of Slow Life, so I...

June 20, 2017

One of nature’s most awe-inspiring spectacles is the migration of the wildebeest in Tanzania/Kenya.  Every year, travelers from all over the world congregate in East Africa to witness the massive herds gathering in Serengeti and Masai Mara.  This article is my  guide f...

June 17, 2017

If you are planning to travel to Botswana on safari, it's a really good idea to get a solid grasp on the weather and wildlife patterns.  However, for this particular destination that's no small task.  I want to help simplify the seasonality issue in Bostwana so that yo...

June 17, 2017

There’s a cliché that the family who plays together, stays together.  Or something like that.  Let's just say that clichés tend to stick around because, well…they are often true.  If I had to take a poll of one hundred families, you would probably find the happies...

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