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Vagabonding by Rolf Potts


  1. In the most simplistic sense, Vagabonding shows you how to travel for extended periods of time with minimal gear and plans. The uncertainties and simplicity are part of what will make your travels so memorable.
Key Takeaways
  1. Vagabonding– Deliberate and mindful extended travel on your own terms
  2. People get too caught up in their social standing and making money that travel becomes part of your lifestyle, something else you buy
  3. Simplifying life takes 3 steps – stopping expansion, reigning in routine and declutter
  4. Do pre-trip homework but never assume anything and don’t plan too much
  5. Bring as little as possible. A couple changes, one nice outfit, sandals, sunglasses, ear plugs and eye covers, some small gifts, toiletries and some medicines
  6. Slow down and don’t rush. Be deliberate and aware of everything around you
  7. People you meet are what make or break your trips. Be trusting and things will work out
  8. Do things which push your limits and get you out of your comfort zone
  9. Be cautious but open to new experiences. Take the good with the bad and accept it all as part of your story
  10. Always travel for personally inspired reasons
What I got out of it
  1. So many good tips and tricks for those looking to take extended travel trips. And if you’re not looking to take these kind of trips, maybe you should. It is much easier and cheaper than most people realize and the life changing experiences you’ll have will stay with you forever. More than a vacation, vagabonding is a way of life

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