When you’re brand new to yoga, the idea of starting on your own can seem difficult, or even impossible. I find that there is a common misconception about the practice of yoga.
Many people who have never done yoga either think that yoga is simply “just stretching”, or they think that you need to be some sort of acrobat and crazy flexible to be able to step foot in a class.
Neither of these above statements are true. It’s absolutely achievable for anyone to start their own at-home yoga practice even if you’re an absolute beginner.
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Traveling the world with food sensitivities can be a real bit*%. Here are some ideas for healthy travel snacks to make the experience enjoyable no matter what cravings or temptations you have along the way so you can feel your best and not spend half your trip with an aching stomach.
These snacks are absolutely ideal for any type of travel; whether you’re hitting the road, getting on a flight, or even just grabbing a quick snack to take to work for those mid-day munchies.
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Vacations are around the corner, road trips and long flights will be aplenty, and you are probably already stressing about how you will safely eat. This topic is one that I have a lot of experience with, being both a frequent traveler and someone who has certain dietary needs in situations where it’s not always available.
Traveling is one of my favorite things, but I will be honest in saying it is not always easy to travel around the world eating dairy-free or gluten-free.
Being unable to try certain things when you’re exploring new places is always going to be a bit of a letdown, but having an idea of what you can enjoy as an alternative and planning ahead is the only thing you can do to ensure not feeling like total crap.
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If you don’t already know what Workaway is, it may be a strange concept to you. But it’s a concept that completely changed my life in a time when I didn’t know what I wanted to go, where I wanted to live, and I didn’t feel financially secure enough to travel around the world without having a job secured.
Workaway is a great way to immerse yourself in the countries you visit and meet interesting people — while not dipping into your savings.
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Do you find yourself feeling extremely motivated around the holidays to write down a list of everything you want to accomplish for the upcoming year? Most people do.
This is because most of the time, your list of New Year’s resolutions is just a page full of mental blurbs. Many of the goals and resolutions stay on the list and remain unfulfilled.
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From its wonderful historic monuments to its exceptional cuisine, Paris is a destination unlike any other. Wander in and out of museums, cafes, farmers markets, beautiful gardens and enjoy the romance of the city. This Paris travel guide will help you plan an unforgettable trip!
I wasn’t initially planning on coming to Paris due to the fact that I simply didn’t think I had the funds to properly enjoy myself. I had come to Paris when I was younger with my family and had no idea of how much things actually cost.
Well, sometimes life is funny. I ended up booking a flight from Asia to Europe, and the stopover just so happened to be in Paris, so why not stay “stopped” for an extra couple of days, right??
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There are a lot of people traveling solo. People just like you. People looking for an adventure. People who crave interactions with others. All you have to do is place yourself in a social environment and the rest will unfold itself.
Most of the people you’ll meet on the road are also alone. It’s amazing how much easier it is to connect with people when you’re all on a similar path.
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Unlike the neighboring islands of Nusa Lembongan and Bali, the spectacularly beautiful Nusa Penida Island is a tricky place to travel to independently without doing a little planning in advance.
For a start, there is little public transport available; even taxis are hard to come by. Lots of tourists rent motorbikes when they get to Nusa Penida, because it’s truly the easiest way to get around.
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Bali is a super budget-friendly destination, so it’s pretty easy to visit the island and not have to worry about breaking the bank. Though often busy with tourists, Bali is still surprisingly affordable if you know where to look.
Depending on your accommodation style, I would estimate $50 a day is a good estimation of a budget to travel very comfortably around Bali. In this post you’ll find my tips for traveling Bali on a budget!
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Surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and jungle, Chiang Mai is an adventure lover’s paradise. Popular with digital nomads and backpackers alike, Chiang Mai has a ton to offer!
Head into the hills and go rafting, mountain biking or zip lining. Hike through the jungle and spend time with hill-tribe villages, or visit an elephant sanctuary in the nearby mountains.
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