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MINDFULNESS AT 20 KNOTS: Slowly sipping in the Soane and Rhone Rivers

MINDFULNESS AT 20 KNOTS: Slowly sipping in the Soane and Rhone Rivers

On this river cruise, I expected a change of scenery and a change of pace, but not such a change of consciousness. (adsbygoogle...
November 10, 2015 × 0 comments

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STILL, SMALL, SLOW TRAVEL: Flowing freely with whatever the road brings your way

STILL, SMALL, SLOW TRAVEL: Flowing freely with whatever the road brings your way

Excerpted from New Slow City by William Powers, a memoir that this New York author has written based on his experience living...
November 18, 2014 × 0 comments

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EXCUSE ME!: Two words, two outcomes

EXCUSE ME!: Two words, two outcomes

It’s early morning in Robinsons department store in Bangkok. Ten o’clock, early? Well, yes, in a country where shops are open...
August 1, 2013 × 0 comments

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A FLICKER OF LIGHT: It’s not how we feel but what we do that matters

A FLICKER OF LIGHT: It’s not how we feel but what we do that matters

“As we are… as we are… as we are” I muttered non-stop as I travelled back to Bangkok. I’m a seasoned, easy traveller....
July 3, 2013 × 1 comment

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FREE THE CHILDREN: The catch-22 of institutionalization and orphanage tourism

FREE THE CHILDREN: The catch-22 of institutionalization and orphanage tourism

Who are we doing this for? Nobody doubts the good intention of the donors, travellers, and volunteers who give time or money to...
December 21, 2012 × 6 comments

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NATURE VACATIONS: 5 Eco-friendly spots to visit

NATURE VACATIONS: 5 Eco-friendly spots to visit

If you’re the type of person who considers herself environmentally conscious, perhaps you should think about the benefits...
November 15, 2012 × 1 comment

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FROM SEA TO SKY: BC’s beautiful yet controversial coastal drive

FROM SEA TO SKY: BC’s beautiful yet controversial coastal drive

There are few highways in Canada as controversial as the Sea to Sky highway (99). Nicknamed the Ski-and-Die for the many people...
September 23, 2012 × 0 comments

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ECO-TRAVEL TIPS: How to reduce the environmental impact of travel

ECO-TRAVEL TIPS: How to reduce the environmental impact of travel

Few life experiences touch the core of being as deeply as travel. Experiencing nature through eco-travel can connect us in ways...
August 4, 2012 × 1 comment

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SHIKARA HO!: Hop aboard for a look at the life of Dal Lake’s boat hawkers in Kashmir, India

SHIKARA HO!: Hop aboard for a look at the life of Dal Lake’s boat hawkers in Kashmir, India

From the stern, Mr. Nice spots three elderly Western women out on a day tour of Dal Lake. He promptly spins his 20’ wooden shikara...
June 3, 2012 × 0 comments