Be Adventurous. Chaotic Asia

It was my first morning in Cambodia. Porridge with liver was served for breakfast. I ate it like a champion trying to hide my desire for toast and butter. We decided to explore a local market. All four of us, newly arrived volunteers, headed towards the streets of traffic, never seen colours and flavours. I got there,…

The Art of Giving

My mother sent me money. Just the thought of it makes my stomach go funny. Money is the last thing I want from her. All I really want is some understanding when I tell her that 9-5 job and a husband with bleached shirt might not be something that I am after. My first thought…

Gratitude and Mindfulness Practice

I was very lucky to spend few weeks in an alternative education school in Thailand, where children were taught mindfulness. Their teacher was eager to encourage  5-12 year olds to focus on their bodies and thoughts, friends and family. Remember when you were at school and you had a group activity? Depending on how popular…

Vietnam – Coffee Lovers Paradise

Routine and forever are on top of my list when it comes to the most terrifying words. I need to seek some serious assistance when it comes to forever, but I have realised that routine is much needed. Coffee drinking is one of the joys that would be missed. I always watch with envy ladies in the morning sitting in…