Aussie Road Trip

Six-thousand-some-odd miles later and Tal and I have returned from our Aussie Road Trip. We've been traveling for over 2 months exploring the mountains, coast and outback of this ruggedly beautiful nation. There are many memories and highlights…

Tropical Thailand: Beaches, Fruits, and Front Kicks

Sparkling, aquamarine-colored water under a big blue sky slowly erodes at the island’s cliff side. Above, stalagmite castles cling to the edge of sharply rising bluffs. White, wispy sparrows dive in and out of tiny caves hidden in the vast…
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Discovering Ayurveda in India

My plane touched down in India early in the morning after 3 flights and 22 hours of travel. I was greeted by a driver holding a sign with my name on it. We quickly embarked on a 2 hour drive from Coimbatore airport to the town of Coonoor located…

Singapore Splurge

2 days in Singapore = 1 Big Splurge! Note- this was pre-Ayurveda studies, pre-vegetarian, and pretty much a full on splurge...not exactly the picture of health, but rather an immersion into the study of gastronomy... Tal and I joined our hosts,…
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Where Cliff Meets Comfort

At 8 years old with pig tails, my grandmother took my family and me to the Grand Canyon. I scarcely left the car I was so frightened of falling into the vast pit. I imagined myself slipping on the loose gravel and stumbling, losing my balance…
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Sailing to Serenity

The sun set over the Australian mainland as we set sail for the Whitsunday Islands. With sails full and spirits soaring, the storm clouds gathered to deliver a fantastic lightening show that flashed and danced 180 degrees around the boat. I…