Yoga On The Road

Maintaining a regular yoga practice while travelling can be a tricky process. Most yogis like to practice at their favourite studio, go to a particular class and learn from their best-loved instructors. It becomes a comforting routine. Going to the same place and seeing familiar faces. Routine can be good. It provides structure. But what… Continue reading Yoga On The Road

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Change

September is always a time for change. The nights grow longer, the air loses its summer heat and schools get back to business after an extended break. Flowers wither and leaves change, but with it comes a new season. A time for getting cosy, wrapping up warm and making winter plans. Summer is glorious. It's… Continue reading Change

Online Travel & Lifestyle Inspiration

Most people have an online ritual. A few selected websites they regularly visit for news, information, tips and entertainment. Social media and email is part of my daily routine, along with The Guardian and checking the weather. But what about other online sources of information? Travel? Style? Activities? Everyone needs a little inspiration from time to… Continue reading Online Travel & Lifestyle Inspiration

Funding a Nomadic Lifestyle

Not many people plan to live a nomadic lifestyle. It's something that creeps up, gradually sinks in and becomes a way of life. For some, it lasts a few months. For others, it spans into several years. I didn't plan on moving and travelling almost continuously for seven years. Neither did many of my like-minded friends… Continue reading Funding a Nomadic Lifestyle

Moroccan Magic

Morocco. An exotic land in northern Africa with desert dunes, a rich culture and a rugged coastline. The name conjures images of sipping on mint tea while people watching in a busy medina. Wandering along narrow streets and shopping in a maze of souqs. Camel trekking in the desert and chilling out with the surfers… Continue reading Moroccan Magic

Wandering in the Wilder Kaiser

The Alps were made for exploring, and Austria’s Wilder Kaiser mountains are a treat for anyone with an adventurous spirit. The Tirol region, on the border with Bavarian Germany, is a beautiful part of the world. The landscape is like a scene from The Sound of Music with dramatic mountains, rolling green hills and pretty houses. In the winter, skiers and snowboarders flock… Continue reading Wandering in the Wilder Kaiser

Sunshine in Venice Beach

Back in 2013, I decided to visit my brother who was living in Canada. I was living in New Zealand at the time and after a cold winter in windy Wellington, I was craving sunshine and warmth. Perfect timing for a three-day stopover and reunion in the sunny LA hotspot of Venice Beach, before hitting British Columbia. My… Continue reading Sunshine in Venice Beach