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Present Travel: Connecting to Your Experience

The slow food movement, born out of Italy, centers itself around the idea of fulfillment and enjoyment through eating. The movement encourages family dinners and home cooked meals – to converse, to interact, to connect with people through food. This intimate, cultural tradition that brings people together is an art that is slowly dying. Similarly, the practice of yoga urges us to be present during … Continue reading Present Travel: Connecting to Your Experience

Portugal: The Old Wooden Door to the Atlantic

After a 3 week whirlwind of travel and a little break from my blog, I have finally wound down a bit and got back into the writing spirit! The end of April, my travel vagabunda Nazli and I headed off to the lovely far off lands of Portugal. Nazli fell-in-love with Portugal after her first trip back in February and this ended up being her … Continue reading Portugal: The Old Wooden Door to the Atlantic