The Oregon Coast
Most visitors go to Oregon for its beautiful coast. It is the most visited area in the state and people from all over the world flock to enjoy its charming beauty, see the historical sites, and to experience different forms of recreation.
Northern California’s Redwoods is known for its sky-rising forests which are entirely unique to California. These forests draw visitors from all over the world to witness the towering giants in the vast wilderness. These mesmerizing landscapes and old forests which display truly exceptional characteristics are composed of both sequoias and redwoods which fascinatingly soar up to the skies.
The Hawaiian archipelago is made of a series of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean and spans 1,500 miles from the Kure Island in the northwest and to the Big Island in the east. It has an area of 6,459 square miles. Maui is situated on the eastern end of the chain and is the second largest in the chain of Hawaiian Island which consists of 8 major islands and 124 islets.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Changing the Way We Think About Compact Houses
Benefits of Compact Living
Global Impact of Compact Living
Chapter 2: Compact Living Basic Design Principles
Chapter 3: Compact Living 101
Maximizing Floor Spaces
Choosing Your Furniture Wisely
Creating the Most Out of Your Space
Rarely do we see people who appreciate the beauty of simplicity. A minimalist lifestyle helps us understand the importance of coming loose from living a life being dependent on materials that we have attached ourselves into, from our mindless consumption of items that we think we need and eventually being surrounded by cluttered environment because of our nonstop purchasing that gives us pleasure.
Minimalism is a way of living that cuts the gluttony surrounding our world. It is the exact opposite of what we see in ads, what we hear on the radio, or what commercials air on TV. It contrasts what our society has etched on our minds regarding the claimed importance of accumulating stuff.
What comes into your mind when you first hear about frugal living? You may be one of the many people who are likely to utter the words such as cheap lifestyle, miserable life, boring, or unhappy life. However, frugal living does not mean any of those words. It is not a miserable way of life because it is a choice in the first place because no one ever chooses to live a miserable life.