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5 useful activities for long boring flights
3 years ago

5 useful activities for long boring flights

Long plane flights can really suck, especially if you don’t have some useful activities up your sleeve. There are only so many movies you can watch or talking to your …
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How to save money booking flights during peak season
3 years ago

How to save money booking flights during peak season

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A few weeks ago I started booking my flights for my annual trip from North America to Australia. Given I was leaving in 6 weeks time during peak holiday Christmas …
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4 ways to add more meaning to your holidays
3 years ago

4 ways to add more meaning to your holidays

With the holiday season already upon us, most people are taking some focus away from work and putting it towards family, friends and celebrating what they’ve accomplished for the year. …
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8 benefits of traveling outdoors
3 years ago

8 benefits of traveling outdoors

I love being outside. I prefer experiencing the smells, sounds, and sights of the natural world more than sitting in a movie theater or an office building. The smell of …
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9 life-changing travel experiences I had on the water
3 years ago

9 life-changing travel experiences I had on the water

Can you think of a past experience where you felt so happy and grateful to be where you were that time stood still and all your worries melted away?  I’m talking …
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How traveling light saves you money and the environment
3 years ago

How traveling light saves you money and the environment

Many people have concerns about their environmental impact when they travel -that goes beyond carbon emissions. When I travel, I consider the amount of materials I use and what eventually …
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How to turn a friend’s wedding trip into an outdoor adventure
3 years ago

How to turn a friend’s wedding trip into an outdoor adventure

Last week I went back to Vancouver, Canada – where I lived before Santa Monica – for a good friend’s wedding. Having some flexibility with my job I was able …
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How to create your own DIY yoga retreat
3 years ago

How to create your own DIY yoga retreat

I previously wrote about the benefits of attending a yoga retreat overseas, such as deepening your practice, gaining more clarity in life and learning healthy habits. What if you have …
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5 mesmerizing places in the world to practice yoga
3 years ago

5 mesmerizing places in the world to practice yoga

Practicing yoga outdoors allows you to connect and absorb the energy of the land you are on, which often creates an instant sense of peace and transformation. Feeling the breeze of the wind on your skin, the warm rays of the sun on your face and the sounds of tweeting birds, truly brings back to the present moment. At that moment nothing else matters except the here and now. All your worries dissolve away and you return to a sense of feeling whole, connected and blissful. Throughout my travels, while hiking in steep mountains, swimming in vast blue seas and lagoons and walking through sandy deserts, I took the time to stop and practice yoga. Read More

How to embark on the travel path less traveled
3 years ago

How to embark on the travel path less traveled

Life can provide us with an opportunity to spend a few months or even years roaming the world and living where we choose. The biggest step is identifying the opportunity and taking the leap to actually do it. Read More