My Week at a Secret Romanian Yoga Hideaway

My Week at a Secret Romanian Yoga Hideaway

I have just spent a week in the spectacular mountains of Transylvania in Romania, at the soon to be Romania’s newest yoga retreat! Wow. What an amazing experience. I can hardly believe it happened, now that I am back ‘down to Earth’ – down from the mountains. READ MORE

What I learned from a street musician in Sicily

How often do you notice that when you are expecting the worst, the worst often manifests? Do you equally notice that when you are feeling positive and happy and expecting fabulous things, then they very often also manifest? What if you could actually decide each day what your mood will be, rather than feeling like… READ MORE

Divino Amore: 10 Reasons to visit Yoga in Salento, Italy

Divino Amore: 10 Reasons to visit Yoga in Salento, Italy

I spent a most enjoyable and laughter-filled week at Yoga in Salento, a yoga retreat in an agroturismo in the heal of the boot of Italy in the early summer season. It was so relaxing that I sometimes I almost melted into the earth after a rigorous yoga class followed by a divine breakfast of muesli and a sprinkling of dew speckled mulberries straight from the tree. I wanted to stay there forever. This is a common feeling for me as a guest at yoga retreats around the globe, but I experienced it much more intensely at this one. READ MORE

DESTINATION GUIDE: PUGLIA, ITALY

DESTINATION GUIDE: PUGLIA, ITALY

While most of the tourists who stream into Italy each year can be found wandering the streets of Rome, shopping in the boutiques of Milan, or sojourning on the gondolas in Venice, it is less common to find them sleeping in a round stone pointy roofed house (a ‘trullo’) in the mountains and valleys of Puglia. So this makes it also a great region to visit. Plus, there are some fabulous places to practice yoga! READ MORE