LIVIN’ OUTTA BINS #1, $3, 4” x 5½”, copied, 24 pgs.

Nov 15, 2022

For those with a sense of adventure, there’s always a lot to love with a good travel zine. Rachel’s first issue of Livin’ Outta Bins is all about her journey from her home in Seattle to her former residence in the city of Chicago over the course of five months. Along the way she travels six thousand miles as she spends weeks visiting friends and family, but primarily as a WWOOFer, someone who works on an organic farm in exchange for food, a place to live, and the experience. WWOOFing sounds interesting to me, so it was cool to read of Rachel’s time doing that. However, I would’ve loved to know more about these adventures. Rachel writes about looking forward to going to New Mexico and then spends only five pages on it even though she was there for six weeks. Don’t get me wrong; these are all positive criticisms. I enjoyed the writing and the brief adventures in Livin’ Outta Bins. I just wanted more content. I look forward to issue #2! –Kurt Morris (

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