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VIVA LOS FUNHOGS: California to Patagonia and the climb of Fitz Roy

VIVA LOS FUNHOGS: California to Patagonia and the climb of Fitz Roy

It was an epic journey, a wild and historic climb, an unusual adventure, a formative experience. In the context of the era and...
November 21, 2013 × 1 comment

transformative travel

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