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HOW TO CREATE A LIFE ON YOUR TERMS
Flâneur Life was started in order to help you create a location independent lifestyle of fulfilling work, freedom, creativity, travel and exploration. Ready? Let’s go down the rabbit hole…
Some articles that help shed light on how to create a lifestyle of your own design with the freedom to choose where you live.
Writing on topics related to psychology, slow living, creativity, minimalism and the mindset of flânerie.
These posts help you get started making money online through freelancing or the creation of a side hustle.
Posts about flânerie, exploration, adventure and world travel on your own terms.
WORDS FROM THE BLOG
Slow Living Tips: A Flâneur’s Guide to Everyday Joy
I was swept up in the vortex of fast-paced living. Only to realize it was a race to nowhere. This article outlines everything I wish I knew sooner about slow living. Slow living – it’s more than just a fad.
What Travel Teaches You: 23 Travelers Share Life Lessons From the Road
Travel is the best teacher. It can open your eyes to new cultures, new landscapes and new ways of life. With every new place you visit, you gain a greater understanding of the world around you and what it means to
70 Insightful Nassim Taleb Quotes About Finances, Life & Antifragility
Nassim Taleb is a world-renowned writer, philosopher, and statistician. He’s also something of an enigma. In addition to being the author of best-selling books like The Black Swan and Antifragile, he’s also a former hedge fund manager and derivatives trader.
21 Social Conditioning Quotes: Thoughts on How to Escape the Matrix
Imagine you could start new. Just wipe the slate clean and start living life on your own terms, free from the expectations of others or society. To do this, it’s important to understand social conditioning. We are all trapped in
The Most Walkable Cities in the World: An Explorer’s Guide
If you’re serious about discovering the heart and soul of a city, lace up your walking shoes and go exploring on foot. Walking a city is the best way to experience it. It allows you to get a proper feel
How to Find Remote Jobs You Can Work From Anywhere (Starting Today)
Whether you’re looking for a side hustle to generate extra income or you’d prefer a full-time position, there’s an abundance of jobs out there. You just need to focus in on your skill set then get out there and make
Walking the Turtle (Or Slowing Down But Moving Faster)
There I was, cruising along the slippery neighbourhood sidewalks of the Canadian small town suburbs, trying to avoid face-planting into a patch of black ice. Pulling me along was my freak on a leash, Ginger: an uber happy, hyperdetermined golden
F*ck You Money: How to Calculate the Cost of Your Freedom
Ever feel like standing up, flipping off your boss and pulling a Jerry Maguire? Or firing all your pain-in-the-ass clients? You’ve probably heard of the concept of f*ck you money—the amount of money that would put you in a position to
Down the Rabbit Hole: 16 Movies That Make You Question Reality
Perception is subjective. Everything we experience is reconstructed by our individual minds to create uniquely different versions of reality. We tell ourselves a story that dictates how we think, and over time, we become that story. If you’re going to
Time Machine Advice to My Younger Self
The chat that transpired took me on a brief trip down memory lane. That conversation stuck with me, as all good ones do. I decided to create this post as a running tab of the thoughts that come up as
7 Scalable Online Business Models to Earn You Location Freedom
Doing business online means fewer startup costs and a lower barrier to entry. There’s a chance to make a great return on investment since online business models are often highly scalable. Scalability refers to the ability to exponentially serve more
What is a Flâneur? An Incomplete Guide to the Meaning and Philosophy
Our most valuable thoughts are often those that arise by chance at the moments we least expect them. There’s the brilliant business idea when you’re walking down the sidewalk, in no particular hurry to get where you’re going, merely taking
FLÂNEURS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Camila is the type of person who would have trouble answering “what do you do?” As an artist-meets-investor, she likes spending most of her time in nature taking pictures, hiking, traveling, writing, and meeting cool people.
John is a scuba diving solopreneur and adventurer who bases himself in Asia as he travels around the world creating engaging content (including a viral lion video with 15 million views)! Working for himself, he gets to set his own hours and rates.
Lisa is a writer and entrepreneur who went from side hustle to running her own creative agency. Previously a flight attendant, her mindset and work ethic have earned her the ability to control her income and travel at her own leisure.
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Victor is an entrepreneur that scratched his own itch and built the #1 rated wine aerator and accessory product store on the market. He’s earned back his time and now works on his other passions including teaching entrepreneurship.
Nolan has done everything from teaching to business to acting, and he’s done it all around the world. As an astute investor, he spends a lot of his time reading, learning, analyzing and predicting—and he does so in locations that inspire him.
Evan is an investor, entrepreneur and soon-to-be published author who runs several online businesses. Now, he gets to spend most of his time doing things he loves including writing, reading, photography and traveling to exotic places.
As a corporate yoga instructor, Kenna gets to do what she loves each and every day. She works directly with entrepreneurs and executives to help them bring more balance to their work lives, and her adventures have taken her around the world.
What is Flâneur Life?
Partly inspired by Seth Godin’s quote, “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from”, Flâneur Life is a blog and resource for like minds interested in crafting lives of autonomy through small business entrepreneurship, travel and continuous learning…
Flâneurs are ordinary people who think in unordinary ways. They wander with a purpose and see the world in terms of opportunity.
Flâneurs spend a good deal of their time philosophizing about a good life and working on businesses and projects they’re truly passionate about. Focusing on creative endeavours that support their overall minimalist lifestyle, flâneurs make decisions in real time as they come across new information. They are prisoners neither to life situations or to plans.
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