Who needs therapy when you have travel? Does sitting in front of a counsellor or therapist make you more stressed and anxious? Do you really need therapy for everything? Society tells us that if we have trouble coping with a situation then talking to a professional will help. Okay, in some cases it can make people feel better to unload. But what if you are in the small percentage of people which counselling is not going to assist? Continue reading “Travel as Therapy”
Australia really is a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping plains – as the poem goes. One just has to set foot into the Central Australian outback to experience a whole different view to our country.
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While in Japan I had the opportunity to sleep in a traditional Monastery run by Buddhist monks. Although you sleep on a futon on a tatami mat, it is actually extremely comfortable.
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It may seem like fun to ride an elephant or have your photo taken with a ferocious tiger, but you are actually doing more harm to them than you may think. In an age where sustainable tourism is booming, more and more tour companies are adopting preservation practices for future generations to enjoy. Continue reading “Sustainable Touring – Rethink Your Carbon Footprint”
While there are many tips and tricks to assist travellers pack light, I have not read many which cater to minimising toiletries. Many blogs suggest using those supplied by the hotel or other accommodation types. But what if you are allergic to those products, or don’t realise it until you actually use them. However, you can still pack only the essential, natural products you need. Continue reading “How to be a (Toiletries) Minimalist Packer?”
Each year it’s reported that we spend billions of dollars on Christmas, most people using credit cards to fund those purchases. However, in a couple of days’ time those purchases more than often end up in the cupboard never to be used again. A tangible item may seem like a quick, last minute gift at Christmas time; but how long will happiness and satisfaction last? Continue reading “The Gift of Happiness”
The wheels of my London-Dubai flight had just touched its wheels on the tarmac when I heard seatbelts unlock. I watched as people started to get up out of their seats. Even more frightening was they opened the overhead compartments, and began to pull out their heavy bags. Did I mention the plane was still on the runway while all this went on. It appears the human race are in so much of a hurry they will ignore safety. Continue reading “Why do people compromise their safety?”