Down By the River Part 2

With hugs and only a few tears we said a melancholy good bye and my friends were off to embark on their own adventures, and me, I stayed behind at Villa Faragi. I was a bit apprehensive as to whether I could enjoy being alone again– I always have, but that was before I spent a month and a half surrounded by inspiring people non-stop– … Continue reading Down By the River Part 2

Journey Onward: Searching For the Old Yogi Down by the River

As the Houdetsi music festival came to a close we spent a magical day relaxing by the pool at Petronikoli Traditional House, a hotel in Houdetsi, which is run by the some of the warmest people I’ve met, and while we could have stayed there for days, as the afternoon waned it became time for us to make our next move. We heard tales of … Continue reading Journey Onward: Searching For the Old Yogi Down by the River

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Staring the Fear of the Unplanned Adventure in the Face and Welcoming What Comes

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving”                                                                                                   -Lao Tzu   … Continue reading Staring the Fear of the Unplanned Adventure in the Face and Welcoming What Comes

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Short stop in Chania, Crete

On my way to a month-long intensive 200 hour yoga teacher training with Swaha Yoga led by Tanya Popovich in Paleochora, Crete (aka Kreta)  I had the chance to spend a few days in Chania (pronounce Hania), the second largest town on the island of Crete, Greece. Built in the 1300’s, the beautiful Venetian harbor in the port of Chania is definitely a magical place to … Continue reading Short stop in Chania, Crete

Pai Poem; And a brief overview of some of my favorite spots

  Life in PAI full of LOVE Time warp pulling you in for a gentle hug Laid back It’s island time in the mountains Sunsets burn and glow Touch the aching parts of my soul A slow and subtle descent Into the inner workings of the mind Tap tap tapping into what’s been overlooked So faint within the veil of fog and smoke It can … Continue reading Pai Poem; And a brief overview of some of my favorite spots

Riding the BTS in Bangkok

  When I was first heading to Bangkok a few weeks ago several people detoured me from using the metro system– explanations of everything being in Thai, and a high likelihood of missing your stops and having no clue because they are seldom announced in English and other seemingly overwhelming deterrents flowed. I’m here to tell you the BTS Sky Train is awesome!! It’s clear … Continue reading Riding the BTS in Bangkok

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A Brief Rundown of Resort Bars and Views on Koh Phangan

For those of you who plan to come to Koh Phangan, Thailand which, if you like yoga, island vibes, beautiful beaches and tropical weather, (and of course the popular full moon party, which I’ve yet to check out but sounds pretty hectic!) then I absolutely recommend experiencing at least once in your life– here is a list of some of the restaurants, beach bars and … Continue reading A Brief Rundown of Resort Bars and Views on Koh Phangan