Breaking Cell Phone and Social Media Addiction

“Do you want to come out with us for dinner and drinks?” ask my friends. Of COURSE I do! Even an antisocial person like myself can’t help but bask in the warm company of the few select people I consider my friends. I get all excited and eager for the evening. I shower, I shave, and I even put on Read More …

Road Trip Survival Guide – Cell Phones & Apps

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. Ditch the Phone? I would be a hypocrite if I told you to ditch your cell phone? It’s often the only electronic device I bring, and the multi-functionality of these Swiss Army devices makes them invaluable on road trips. But Read More …

Making (& Maintaining) Friends as a Nomad

It’s not always easy for nomads to make and maintain friendships. Physical proximity is – whether we like it or not – a major element of friendship. Proximity isn’t mandatory, but it is very helpful. Many people maintain legitimate long-distance friendships. But the prevalence of social media has also fooled many of us into thinking that long-distance friendships are easier Read More …