travel-living

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

transformative travel

AGRITOURISM: Relax and reconnect to an agricultural way of life

AGRITOURISM: Relax and reconnect to an agricultural way of life

For many, watching Billy Crystal in the 1991 film City Slickers was the first and only experience of agritourism. A world of horses...
May 26, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

CONFESSIONS OF A GYPSY: The joy of a life of constant travel

CONFESSIONS OF A GYPSY: The joy of a life of constant travel

“They don’t know whether they’re coming or going,” cannot be said of me. I do and I always am, and one or the other is...
May 2, 2013 × 2 comments

transformative travel

Turtuk in northern Ladakh, India

MOUNTAINS & MONASTERIES: Contemplative travel in Ladakh

Ladakh is known as a boring place. And that’s a good thing. With the madness that the rest of India brings, the country’s...
April 28, 2013 × 0 comments