Click here to read the things I learned in my 20s from the beginning 15. Staying “Current” is a Waste of Time In my early 20s, I believed that my knowledge of current events was an important measure of my intelligence or that it would help lead me to future success. I would ensure I read, Read More

Some people tell me about the places they want to go again and again but never seem to actually plan to do it. The first thing I usually ask is “why haven’t you done it already?” or “why don’t you go soon?”  to which they often respond with a variety of trivial excuses. I’m, Read More

Ever since I was a teenager forced to take a “Career and Life Management” class I have focused on setting goals by creating a list of 50 things I want to do before I die. Essentially, it is just a list of my current dreams, goals, and life objectives. I post it in my, Read More

I intentionally scheduled a long layover at the Munich Airport in order to go to Freising, a Bavarian town I would like to thank for the beginning of beer. Freising is the home of Weihenstephaner, the brewery believed to be the oldest in the world. I had actually planned to visit Freising on previous, Read More

Less money spent means more money saved More money saved means the longer you can live in financial peace and security Financial peace and security comes from owning less Less stuff owned means less to carry around, move, or have to travel with Less responsibility for your stuff also means less maintenance and more, Read More

Best German Beers

Beer to Germans is like rice to Asians – it’s a dietary staple. Germans are third in the world in per capita beer consumption, slightly behind the Czechs and the Irish. From 1516 to 1988, German beer was brewed in adherence with the Reinheitsgebot, or “German Beer Purity Law”. The law stated that the only, Read More