The Sauntering Slowmad

Slow travel with one way tickets and a dream

I’m a semi-retired artist / photographer / videographer of no fixed address, getting by on a beer budget by using travel hacks. I’d love to share how easy this could be for you, too. Get ready to pack your bags!

About this blog

Here you’ll find a mix of posts, including philosophies about living life unapologetically, observations from each country I visit, plus practical travel advice.

“Travel is fatal to prejuidce, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of [men] and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” — Mark Twain

“I didn’t say half the shit the internet says I did.” — also Mark Twain

Royal Palace, Turin, Italy

Blog posts

What is a slowmad?

What is a slowmad?

Slow travel is the opposite of being a typical tourist. Instead of staying in a large famous city for two nights with a packed itinerary and then moving on to the next city or country, slowmads will park their butts in the same place for weeks or even months.

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Scared? Do it anyway.

Scared? Do it anyway.

Courage is being scared and doing it anyway. You may have your own list of what requires bravery. Everyone is different, and everyone gets scared, trust me.

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How it all began

How it all began

In the past four years I’ve lived through a pandemic (solo), a devastating heartbreak, a job layoff, a reno-viction from my apartment, three close friends moving away, two cancer scares and my horse dropping dead. At one point I realized if a clown had invited me into the woods, I would have just gone.

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Photo gallery

Top selections from my travels

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