From The Corner of Your Eye. Black & White City

I went to a bookstore To look at glossy photography albums and strangers hiding in a self-help section. I went to a bookstore To feed my soul and stare into space for as long as I want. I went to a bookstore To find a stranger and borrow his life for a poem. I went…

Same Same But Different Blue Sky

If you are going to Thailand or Vietnam, you need to learn a phrase ‘same same but different’. How to use ‘same same but different’: You are shopping with your girlfriend and a lady behind a counter asks if this is your wife. You answer ‘same same but different’. You have found a Rolex watch…

Secrets of The Right Perspective

“Unfuckwithable (adj.) when you’re trully at peace and in touch with yourself, and nothing anyone says or does bothers you, and no negativity or drama can touch you.” One of those life changing finds on Facebook The fascinating tricks that the mind plays can be confusing. Is it just me or do you also find…

Authentic Travel Expectations Crushed

Two days in bed. My stomach, the same one I thought could digest rocks, cried for help after having the most delicious curry in Myanmar. We had to cancel our boat trip. They were kind and let us cruise through Inle Lake when our cry for help hugging toilets stopped. We started out trip just before the…

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,…

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…

44 Reasons to visit Cambodia

1. water lily soup 2. mountains 3. rice 4. busy streets 5. big sky 6. coconut juice 7. countless bank holidays 8. $1 opportunities 9. hospitality 10. napping 11. ice cream with bread 12. countryside 13. rice fields 14. butterflies 15. funny looking ice 16. fried banana 17. starry nights 18. beautiful women 19. fruits…