Are you sick of dragging your big backpack or suitcase around with you on holidays? Do you get impatient waiting for your checked-in luggage at the airport and worry about what would happen if the airline lost it? This was me just a few years ago when I was travelling with my massive backpack through Southeast Asia. Before I realised how amazing minimalist travel is! Since then I started travelling anywhere, no matter for how long with just one small backpack. And there’s no going back for me. Are you ready to give it a try? Check out my minimalist packing list to help you get started.Read more
Veganuary is the perfect time to go vegan! You can join a big community of people trying to go vegan at the same time and you can take advantage of many vegan special offers in shops and restaurants. To help you on this journey, I’ve come up with 15 practical tips to go vegan in Veganuary. But, of course, it doesn’t have to be january to start your vegan journey. I hope these tips are helpful to you indepently of what time of the year you start being vegan.
Going vegan was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life! But it’s not always been an easy journey. I went vegan about 15 years ago and there was a LOT I had to learn. To make it easier for you I’ve come up with 15 helpful tips for going vegan I wish I’d known right from the start. This article is mainly about vegan tips for beginners but even some seasoned vegans might find one or two helpful tips. I know it took me years to learn everything I’m going to write about.Read more
I’m travelling at the moment from city to city to find the place I want to live. My constant companion, besides my boyfriend Jack, is my backpack. And it’s finally time… time for a new one! A new backpack that is, not a new boyfriend ;). But I don’t just want any new backpack, I want to find the best eco-friendly minimalist travel backpack out there. Join me on my journey to look for a new backpack and help me decide. I’m planning to buy my new backpack in December this year, so if you’re reading this before then, you can help me decide.
(Unfortunately) I’m not sponsored by any of those backpack companies, they are just the ones I found in my research on the topic. If you know any better companies or backpacks, I’m happy to hear about them. Just write it in a comment or contact me via e-mail.Read more
Making the bathroom zero waste friendly is one of the easiest things to do. Want to find out how? Here’s a list of zero waste alternatives to the most common toiletries.
An important thing to consider is that it’s not zero waste friendly to get rid of products you already have so you can switch to an eco-friendly alternative. So, for example, if you have a plastic hairbrush and it still works fine, keep it and use it. But if you’re in need of a new one, you might want to consider a brush made of wood or bamboo.Read more
First things first, I’m not “zero waste”, far from it to be honest. I do, however, try to reduce the waste I produce as much as possible. I guess you could say I’m “low waste.” But let’s face it, “Zero Waste for Beginners” just sounds more catchy than “Low Waste for Beginners”. So because I’m not a hardcore zero waste person, I do understand the struggle and in this article, I’m gonna try to give practical first tips. This article is for all those who are new to the zero waste lifestyle and want some easy steps to reduce their waste.Read more