Scampering Around South India: Part 3

South Indian Adventure Part 3: Tamil Nadu Kodaikanal From Munnar we hoped to make a two day trek to Kodaikanal, a hill station in the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu.  We couldn’t find… Continue reading

Scampering Around South India: Part 2

  South Indian Adventure Part 2: Exploring Kerala Varkala We arrived in Varkala with visions of long, clean surfing waves splashing through our heads.  Instead we were greeted by short, choppy waves frothing… Continue reading

Scampering Through South India: Part One

I’ve spent a lot of time in India (this is currently my sixth season, damn the time flies!) yet have only seen a fraction of the vast and diverse lands and cultures that… Continue reading

Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

‘Absence makes the heart grow fonder.’  I’m sure that most people have many experiences either reinforcing or refuting this common adage.  Sometimes we feel deeply connected to a person in a particular setting,… Continue reading

The Thai Massage Sangha

A story relating to the word sangha and my experience at the thai massage energy lines course in Orvieto, Italy.

How Do You Aspire To Retire?

Spending the majority of my 20’s traveling I have been posed the question “What are you going to do about retirement?” countless times.  It is a question that looms over many people, preventing… Continue reading

Kerala: Backwaters & Presenting at the Global Yoga Festival

I’ve been in India for five winters now but that by no means is an indication that I’ve seen all of this huge country.  Far from it.  I’ve been practicing yoga for almost… Continue reading

A Spectacular Six Months in Goa

Spending time in India has become so commonplace (five winters in a row, wow!) that I often neglect to update this space while in this special place.  This has become my everyday life… Continue reading

Musings on the Economics of Love

Love is not a game of give and take.  It is not a two way street.  It is certainly not a zero sum game.  It defies logic and our understanding of economics, both… Continue reading

Notes & Votes: What Do We Value?

Shock. November 9th, 2016 was full of it. On the same day the US election results stunned the entire world the Indian Prime Minister Modi declared an immediate demonitisation initiative (not as a… Continue reading