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.

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

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Creative Writing

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

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