We use a simple one room flat in Budapest. No phone, no tv, no Internet. My son-in-law asked what I did… I read, I write, I think, I pray…

Each morning when I’d go out, I have a choice to make. At the end of my block I can go straight or turn left. Going straight is quicker and more direct to the tram. But turning left takes me to the Walking Street. Along this walking street there are pubs, restaurants and finally Starbucks. Several offer wifi. As I walk along the blocks my phone connects to the wifi and I and updates my Gmail and Twitter. At first it was a hassle, but once I got used to the system, it works great. And not having Internet all the time helps me be more present when I’m meeting with someone… Here is an article that I really resonated with about travel… read Kaplan

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