Month: November 2018

I’m frugal – and afraid to show it

Ever since I stumbled across the concept of financial independence five years ago, I’ve been on the straight and narrow path of frugality. I meticulously record my spending, cut down on extraneous expenses, and celebrate when I hit my ambitious savings goals. But despite the significant role that frugality plays in my life, and my…

By Mindy November 19, 2018 19

Asia on the cheap: Hong Kong edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of Asia on the Cheap! After a month of frenetic travel around Shanghai, Japan, and Taiwan, we landed in Hong Kong and took a much-needed breather. Hong Kong may not seem like the most obvious city to take a relaxing break: it’s a vibrant metropolis buzzing with energy that buoys…

By Mindy November 15, 2018 2