philosophy

Cute and Quirky Travel-Related Tattoos

July 3, 2013
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I once came very close to a drunken backstreet tattoo during my first long trip to Thailand in 2002, but I sobered up and came to my senses when the sticks and ink emerged. The closest I’ve come since is having a traditional henna design painted across my palms in Hampi, India. I’m a wimp, […]

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5 Ways to Turn a Day Out Into a Holiday

May 20, 2013
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Like I always say, you don’t have to go anywhere exotic to travel in the truest sense of the word: for me, it’s more a state of mind than anything else. And when the local weather is on your side, the best thing you can do is get out there and see something new – […]

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My top 10 wow moments

November 8, 2012
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You know what I mean; the moment when your lips part in the same way as when you spot an ex-lover, a moment in which time passes more slowly for a few seconds while your brain processes everything you’re seeing, hearing, smelling , touching. And then, just as the moment is passing you by, happily […]

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Follow your heart: why travel made us a stronger couple

August 23, 2012
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I’m not really one to talk about personal things on my blog, but I’ll let you in on a little secret… I’m engaged to be married! One hot and humid day a couple of weeks ago, T got down on one knee in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet Park, fished an antique ring out of his pocket and […]

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In search of ‘other’…

May 31, 2012
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What makes you love travel? To be honest, I’ve never been quite sure. On some trips it’s been the joy of photographing famous sights, the thrill of pushing myself to do something new, or visiting distant friends. On other occasions it’s just been the feeling on the sun on my back that I have treasured. […]

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