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The Rebound

I’ve been doing a lot of yin yoga lately. Yin is different from most types of yoga because its emphasis is not on muscle strength but, instead, it focuses on the connective tissue. 1,674 more words


Travel Round up 2015 - The Highs!

First off, wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year.

The holiday season has just ended, the office has just resumed and I have just returned from a trip to the Himalayas where I was leading a trek for 2 days and 20 kms in the snow! 830 more words


In The Spirit of "Why Not" Travel...

I got an email last week from my friend saying they were heading to Grenada for her husband’s birthday in a month. And would we like to come? 169 more words


Back to the Basque

Hola, mis gentes. And Happy New Year! (Where did 2015 go? Seriously. I can’t believe it’s a new year. I’m woefully unprepared.)

My travel-compadre-for-life and I have had a sort of travel rule for the last 10 years, which is: “Let’s go to new places. 601 more words


The Kinabalu Peak

On New Years Eve, I stood in front of huge poster of the world map pinned on my family room wall with a friend. We were pointing to all the countries we have gone to, and picking out the places to go to next. 842 more words




(ZEN-uh-fyl, ZEE-nuh-)

noun: One who is attracted to foreign things or people.

“Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are.” Gertrude Stein… 537 more words


Ways To Look A Bit Less Like A Tourist

Ways to Look A Bit Less Like A Tourist

“I wore only black socks, because I had heard that white ones were the classic sign of the American tourist. 561 more words