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View of the nearby Annapurna range reflected on the still water of Phewa Lake - Marina & Enrique (Creative Commons BY)

TRANSCENDENT BEAUTY: From Pokhara to Sarangkot, Nepal

There are some places where natural beauty is so potent that experiencing it can bring a person to a higher place. Pokhara is...
November 15, 2013 × 3 comments

transformative travel

The Maya Devi Temple marks the spot where the Buddha was born to Queen Maya Devi in 563 BCE.

PILGRIMAGE OF PEACE: Lumbini, Nepal—the site of the Buddha’s birth

Ask most people where the Buddha was from and they’ll tell you India. Ask a Nepali and they’ll be quick to point out that...
October 13, 2013 × 0 comments

telework

THE TELECOMMUTER: The world’s remote workforce at a glance [infographic]

THE TELECOMMUTER: The world’s remote workforce at a glance [infographic]

screen reader version: Worldwide 20 per cent of the global workforce telecommutes Of the nearly twenty per cent of global worker...
August 18, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

GROWING OUR CHILDREN: A thirst for travel and knowledge begins at birth

GROWING OUR CHILDREN: A thirst for travel and knowledge begins at birth

“Once upon a time, in a land far far away from here… in a place full of strange people and creatures unknown and unvisited,...
August 9, 2013 × 0 comments

communication, mindful tourism

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

mindful tourism

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

travel-living

LIVING LIGHT AND FREE: A look inside the travel-living suitcase

LIVING LIGHT AND FREE: A look inside the travel-living suitcase

My personal, simple world I carry with me wherever I go. My home is a suitcase and a backpack. I have no permanent abode, no boxes...
June 29, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

THE SEARCH FOR INNER PEACE: Experiencing the ashram life in India

THE SEARCH FOR INNER PEACE: Experiencing the ashram life in India

When I found myself wedged between a filthy tube door and a sweaty man’s armpit for the fifth morning in a row on my daily commute...
June 28, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

PREPARE FOR ANYTHING: Pack mindfulness into your metaphorical suitcase to adjust to the unfamiliar

PREPARE FOR ANYTHING: Pack mindfulness into your metaphorical suitcase to adjust to the unfamiliar

Some travel articles, though useful and informative, give the impression that if you pack the top 10 listed items, you’ll...
June 9, 2013 × 0 comments