Seattle is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Mountaineering, camping, hiking, biking, rock climbing, snow sports, fishing, sailing– we have it all right at our fingertips! But how do you organize all your seasonal adventure gear when you live in a small apartment? If you don’t have a garage, where do you store a kayak during the winter or your snowboard in the summer?
Despite not having as much space as a multi-bedroom house, studio apartments have loads of benefits that will give you a higher quality of life. Besides being a lot cheaper and easier to maintain, they also allow you to more deeply enjoy the city you are in and live life like you want to live it.
Congratulations on your new home in the Puget Sound area! Whether you’re coming in from out of state or simply hopping across town, moving into a new house is equal parts exciting and dreadful. With so many details to coordinate, decisions to be made, and checklists to cross, even the most organized are at risk of cracking under the stress of a big move.
College is an exciting time, but do you know what’s not so exciting? Tiny dorm rooms. Dorm rooms are traditionally very small and don’t provide a lot of space for storage or organizations. Plus, there are a lot of rules about what you can and cannot do.