Category: travel

healing
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Heal yourself

Have you ever sat down and tried TO REALLY analyse yourself, your health, your eating habits and your routines? It’s not easy but extremely worthwhile, and a healing process. That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living […]

female lava lizard
travel

Isla Española – the secret island!

Save the best for last! Isla Española and Bahia Gardner de Española are truly untouched wonders that are not as well known, hence the secret. Why? Due to the distance, most travel companies will not offer this island as part of their package. In order to see these gems there are two main requirements: spend […]

blue footed boobies
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Why Punta Pitt, San Cristóbal should be on your radar…

Punta Pitt located on the eastern end of San Cristóbal island, is simply magical! Experiencing BLUE footed boobies’ mating rituals and being right next to this left all of us speechless. Walk to the top of the volcanic hill for expansive views of the sparsely vegetated area. A variety of seabirds nest here, including blue-footed […]

fisherman
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Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz)

Santa Cruz island meets white sand beaches and the ocean full of white tip reef sharks. Oh, and did I mention lots of cute local shops in Puerto Ayora specializing in organic cotton t-shirts and selling strong roasted coffee beans. Also, restaurants serving fresh caught fish of the day and many authentic Ecuadorian dishes. Does […]

land iguana
travel

Isla Santa Fe

I thought a lot about how I would like to portray my Galapagos trip on my blog. And although I shared quite a bit on Instagram I played around with many ideas about what/how to structure my blog posts. The main tool I would like to use to share my experiences is photography. Not a […]

sea lion
travel

Galapagos Islands

Admittedly I have been planning this Galapagos islands trip in my head for about 10 years. I knew from the very beginning that visiting these islands will be a once in a lifetime magical experience and I was right ! But boy, the experience far exceeded my pent up expectations. What these islands sent my […]

butterfly pea tea
recipes, travel, vegan drinks

butterfly pea tea

Butterfly pea tea is a magical tea. I discovered this magic tea in December during our trip to the island Koh Phayam in Thailand! Butterfly pea tea has a number of healthy properties as well as changing colour when you add one key ingredient… Health benefits: caffeine free good for skin and hair improves eyesight […]

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victoria falls

                the magnificent vic falls was also part of the itinerary on our last trip to Namibia. we opted to go on the Zimbabwe side. and with our passports full of stamps from Botswana and Zimbabwe I am here to say the drive from Katima to the falls […]

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simplicity and selfishness

a recent trip to Namibia left me pondering philosophical questions about the reasoning behind conservation aims. After writing my master thesis and going back into the bush it made me realize that we, humans, are more to blame than we care to think …

recipes, travel

aloha

I have taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging but recently I was reminded how important it is for me to share and keep up regular posts. I guess part of the reason is lack of routine – or maybe that’s just an excuse. I was recently talking to a dear friend and I […]