If Buddha Were My Roommate – 2 Weeks Of Mindfulness In A Western Zen Temple

“Gongggggg-gonggggg-gongggg”. My heart starts pounding, and I’m wide awake. I hear the fleeting sound of naked feet running down the hallway in front of my room. ‘It’s the wake-up bell’, my mind calmly suggests to my heart who’s still recovering from the adrenaline shock. No need to look at the clock, I know exactly what … More If Buddha Were My Roommate – 2 Weeks Of Mindfulness In A Western Zen Temple

Seven Days And Nights Without Food – How A Zero-Calorie Fast Might Be Just The Right Tool For A Fresh Start

Ever considered doing a zero-calorie, or water fast? Maybe you’ve heard of it, but not necessarily thought it was doable? Or healthy? Or effective? Then this post might be very helpful for you to get an understanding of what it is, how it works and what the benefits are. I have come to be a … More Seven Days And Nights Without Food – How A Zero-Calorie Fast Might Be Just The Right Tool For A Fresh Start

Where Do I Belong? On A Path Of No Return! A Seeker’s Reality Between Losing Home While Finding The World

Home is where the heart is, so they say. That gets tough when your heart is in many places! In this heart-felt authentic blog post, a full-time traveler shares a glimpse into what it means to step into a new reality, stop feeling at home – and find a completely new sense of belonging along the way. … More Where Do I Belong? On A Path Of No Return! A Seeker’s Reality Between Losing Home While Finding The World

Digital Diarrhea – How Social Media Is Destroying My Personal Development

Traveling means movement, new ideas, endless impressions and the ability to look at your surroundings like a curious child, with its eyes wide open, who sees everything for the first time. But instead of embracing, being and breathing in the moment, most of the time we choose to see the experience unfold with a lens between us. Here is a partially self addressed call to a more self-conscious and responsible relationship with social media. … More Digital Diarrhea – How Social Media Is Destroying My Personal Development

Unbearable Pain: Cambodia’s Suffering Under The Khmer Rouge

This will be very hard to watch, but I do think that everybody needs to see this. Maybe you’re in a similar place that I was in, prior to arriving in Cambodia. I knew that the country had a horrible recent history with genocide and lots of suffering, but I was far from knowing specifics. … More Unbearable Pain: Cambodia’s Suffering Under The Khmer Rouge

Endless Beauty Comes At A Price – The 3 Most Important Things Vietnam Visitors Need To Know

“Vietnam – Endless Beauty”. The country’s official slogan holds true, both for the incredible nature including the many national parks, remote regions, highlands, bays and beaches, and for its unique culture, history and people. Well, they surely fought hard for it; if a roly poly were a country, it would be Vietnam! The country has … More Endless Beauty Comes At A Price – The 3 Most Important Things Vietnam Visitors Need To Know