Welcome to the Practical Escapist!

Transcending the mundane through writing, food, and optimistic exploration.

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Travel and retreats

Whether small every-day travels or larger-scale discoveries, the Practical Escapist examines travel from every angle, with a focus on nature.


The smell of something baking can transport you to another year, month, or season. Cooking is the most practical form of escapism!

Creative Writing

Featuring poetry, fiction, novels, and more, such as Hub City Survival and forthcoming Mushroom and Anchovy.

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