It’s 2:57 a.m. and I’ve been tossing and turning in bed. I really should quit that late afternoon coffee. I’m so tempted to grab my favorite Maasai blanket and turn on the TV, but on second thought, I grab a glass of water and turn to my blog and emails. Read more
WE NEED TO TAKE GOOD CARE OF MOTHER EARTH.
This one is crucial. The sad reality is many of us who live in and travel to the best places in the world often fail to appreciate and take care of them. It breaks my heart going back to a place only to find it worse than I remember it. If we don’t take care of our natural resources, years from now, there won’t be a reason to travel anymore. There is so much beauty around us—beauty that we MUST preserve so that the future generation can also enjoy it. Read more
I remember my very first yoga class. It was in Colombo, Sri Lanka, nine years ago, with my good friend Haissa. I can’t recall what prompted us to join the class but yes, one morning, we found ourselves looking at our toes, bum up, fingers wide spread, navel to spine, doing our very first downward facing dog at a local Hatha Yoga Institute. Read more
When flying long haul, I always want to pick a company I can count on to make my experience as comfortable as possible. Over many years, I have found that Qatar Airways is unbeatable not only in terms of airfare (depending on route), but also when it comes to products and services that make life easier, and make travel stress-free for their clients. Read more
A month ago, I braved up and took my first 200hr intensive Yoga Teacher Training [Vinyasa]. The apprenticeship demands utmost physical and mental dedication, and I wouldn’t have been able to commit without the support of my family. Read more
1. DOWNLOAD KIDS APPS
Before you travel, download some kids games or kid-friendly apps to your smartphone. Remember to switch off your phone during take off and landing and put it on Airplane mode. Stickers are also great for keeping children entertained for a while. Alternatively scan through the airline inflight entertainment. I was lucky this time Qatar Airways had R’s favourite movie: The good dinosaur. That was one hour of bliss. Read more