• The Traveling Gnome says...
    The Traveling Gnome says...

    Travel and be merry!

  • It's a lifestyle.

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Cleaning up after getting home

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I have a ritual which I enjoy doing every few months; go through all my things and downsize. This is part of my ongoing efforts to be a minimalist; buy what I need and fight... READ MORE

Ciao ciao, South America

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Got back June  25th, 3 days to the day when I left. It was a 17 hour flight in total from Santiago to Dallas, with layovers in Panama City and Montego Bay. This... READ MORE


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“Bohemian” is the exact word to describe Valparaiso. While Santiago is like someone who works 8-5 in a cubicle, goes home, makes dinner, watches TV, goes to sleep, and occasionally goes out for... READ MORE


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If you’re a wine person, then you have to visit Mendoza, Argentina’s wine capital and one of the top producers of wine in the world. I remember having the chance to visit the... READ MORE