How to Live a Meaningful Life with The Minimalists

Interview by Conni Biesalski Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook You guys should all know by now that I live a pretty minimalist lifestyle, one that gives me a lot of joy and meaning in all areas of life. Naturally, I’m drawn to other minimalists. One website that has stuck with me every since I got into blogging lastContinue Reading

How to Read a Book a Week and Out-Smart Everyone

Writing by Conni Biesalski Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook I’m reading 52 books in 2012.  It’s not the easiest task, but it’s super worthwhile. I seriously and 100% recommend it to everyone.Continue Reading

How to Live an Unconventional Life & Show Mr. Average the Middle Finger

Writing by Conni Biesalski Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook  60 to 80 percent of adults find the task of thinking different uncomfortable. Some even find it exhausting (Source). But thinking different is a big part of being unconventional and living a lifestyle beyond the average. If you think like everyone else you’re going to be like everyone else.Continue Reading

How to Create a Minimalist Business and Live Anywhere with Ev Bogue

Ev Bogue is not your usual blogger and digital nomad. He’s actually a rather unconventional personality in the online sphere. Best reason ever to get him to be part of my interview series.Continue Reading

Less Is More: Everything I Own in March 2012

Writing and Photography by Conni Biesalski Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” – Hans Hofmann Last week, I had a journalist and photographer from Norway visiting me in my apartment in Berlin. They are working on an article about minimalism and consumerism for one ofContinue Reading

A Modern Jack Kerouac: Spice up Your Life, Work and Travel with Benjamin Jenks

Interview by Conni Biesalski Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook When I came across Benjamin Jenks, I knew straight away he’s my kinda guy.  A while back he hitchhiked across the States for a year, made an awesome video about all the people he met during that trip, put it on YouTube and it took off like crazy. HeContinue Reading

High on Berlin

Berlin is not beautiful or pretty. It’s everything but. If you wander off the touristy hot spots, it gets pretty dirty, smelly and poor. Germany’s capital has double the unemployment rate than the country’s average and that fact is hard to ignore as you walk the streets or change trains at Alexanderplatz. At the sameContinue Reading

Pushing Your Boundaries in 5 Questions

Know your limits, but never accept them. Writing and Photography by Conni Biesalski | Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook. I hear, read and give the advice a lot that you shouldn’t do what makes you feel uncomfortable and that if you don’t feel like doing something, you should take the liberty to not do it.Continue Reading

Freedom of Movement: How to Live Anywhere

Writing by Conni Biesalski | Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook. {This is Part II of The Freedom Series. You can find Part I here.} // I had a chat with a girl the other day, the sort I have every once in a while where I think: Wow, we are sooo different. At the same time situations like that intrigueContinue Reading

On Love and Hate, India and Berlin

Writing and Photography by Conni Biesalski | Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook.   I love India. I hate India. It’s the best country, and it’s the worst country. After a couple of months, I had just started to fall in love with this country when I had to jump on a plane to make my way to Thailand. IndiaContinue Reading

It’s Not About an Idea, It’s About Making an Idea Happen

Writing and Photography by Conni Biesalski | Follow me on Twitter and Google+ & Facebook. Spend time alone in nature. If your ideas still seem worthwhile in the presence of natural solitude, then they are probably worth pursuing. ~Jonathan Harris I participated in a workshop called The Ideacamp this past weekend. (In case you speak German, you can check out this link)Continue Reading

Free E-Book: The Art of Being a World Nomad

It is here. My very first ebook.  (Join the guys up there and light some fireworks please!) 58 pages of World Nomad awesomeness. And the best thing: I am giving it away for free! Sign up on the right or click here to receive your copy of The Art of Being a World Nomad. I’mContinue Reading