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  • Aerial view of ocean and beach
    health travel

    Travel-Inspired Summer Staycation Ideas

    It’s summertime—which means vacation! But since travel is on hold, what can you do? Here are 8 travel-inspired staycation ideas! Like many of you, I feel in need of a vacation—especially now that summer…

    June 5, 2020
  • Hokkaido, pictorial map, map, art, Omoto Yasushi

    Hokkaido for the Holidays (or: Rejuvenating Abroad)

    The life force for creativity are new experiences and the easiest way to stay inspired is to get away! Break your routine, cultivate new experiences, explore new cultures, and let yourself be happy, amazed, and relaxed. Pleasantly surprised,…

    January 12, 2017
  • running away

    The Art of Running Away

    Regular vacationing is beneficial for recharging your creative batteries. The trick is finding the balance between running away for holiday & spending quality time at home.   Approximately ninety percent of the time, I am a…

    September 13, 2016
  • travel

    This Part is Called: ‘Riding The Train’

    I never fully understood the term Riding the Train until now. Yesterday I took the ‘express’ train from Yangon (the former capital of Myanmar) to Thazi (a small cross roads town)—the journey over 12…

    May 21, 2016
  • culture & community travel

    Born and Raised

    I learned from GRRM’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that each city in the world has a distinct smell. Despite living here all my life I haven’t put my nose out for…

    March 16, 2014
  • food

    Of Pashmak, Pomegranate & Unplugging.

    Forgive the brevity of this post, I’ve been unplugged. In fact this post is a day late due to the fact that I’ve been offline and quite simply forgot. But sitting up in bed…

    January 3, 2012