When a friend suggested I join a week long yoga retreat in Crete, I was reticent at first. What was I to expect? Long hours of meditation? Tying myself in knots? Or worse. Starving myself?Read More Kastelli, Kissamos, Crete: a perfect haven for a Yoga Retreat
Why keep travelling? I spent some time thinking the other day about the travellers among us who take to the road and just keep on going. Off they go with their very few personal essentials rolled carefully into their trusted bag. Swapping material wealth for spiritual health, they keep going, never looking back. When […]Read More Why do some travellers take to the road and never look back?
What to do on Malta and Gozo for an awesome and inspiring day out!Read More The Ggantija, Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples of Malta and Gozo
It is not surprising that Valletta is the European capital of culture, 2018. Valletta, a fortress and world heritage city is the capital of Malta, and it is packed full of cultural sights. To spend only one day there, as I did, is certainly not sufficient time to do justice to its immense wealth of Archaeology, Art, Design and History. Nevertheless, […]Read More Valletta, European Capital of Culture, 2018
When the occasion arose to be a guide for the blind and partially sighted, I jumped at the chance. As an avid explorer, and Rambler, and curious by heart and nature – I’m glad I did.
As well as being a fun and rewarding volunteering experience, we also walked five miles, made many more friends and soaked up all that this part of the world has to offer! This travel narrative highlights a section of the journey along the river Lea Navigation route from Hertford Town to Ware on a sunny day in August.Read More Rambling Blind
You dont have to speak the language to hear the desperation in the old man’s voice. We have boarded the subway train for the journey to Piraeus. A little old man shuffles up, then down the train, his arm outstretched proferring an empty plastic cup in hope that someone will place a few euros into it. He is […]Read More From Kifissia to Piraeus