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things to do in gili islands

7 Things To Do in the Gili Islands for Mindful Travellers

Here are the 7 best things to do in the Gili Islands for mindful travellers. This guide to mindful fun is part one of our Mindful Travel Guide to the Gilis. When I first read about the Gili Islands, they sounded like my version of tourist hell — a place for backpackers who wanted to […]

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best whistler spas and yoga

The Best Whistler Spas and Yoga Studios for a Weekend Retreat

For a mindful weekend retreat, skip the slopes and book some quality “me” time in these Whistler spas and yoga classes. Most people head to Whistler BC to hit the mountains for hiking, skiing, or biking — and to enjoy après ski shenanigans in the evening. But, for mindful travellers, Whistler is also the perfect […]

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yoga for hikers

Yoga for Hikers: How to Recover Quickly After an Epic Trek

If you’re looking for a few easy yoga poses that will help your muscles recover quickly from hiking, trekking, or just too much walking, this Yoga for Hikers guide is for you! When our fellow hikers learn that I travel and teach yoga, they always ask what stretches to do after hiking. During our last […]

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best place to stay in lombok

Is This Cosy Retreat the Best Place to Stay in Lombok?

If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Lombok, Indonesia, you may have just found it. If you want relaxation and romance with an outstanding view from not one, but two infinity pools, The Puncak is waiting to welcome you. As I ascend the staircase that leads to the outdoor lobby of The […]

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mount rinjani trek

7 Essential Tips for Surviving a Mount Rinjani Trek

If you think you’re tough enough to handle a Mount Rinjani Trek, read on to discover the 7 essential tips you need to know to make the most of your Rinjani tour. I’ve been tossing and turning in my sleeping bag since 8pm. It’s now 2am and all I can hear is the wind whipping […]

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travel experiences

20 Best Travel Experiences from 20 Years of Travel (That You Can Try, Too)

As of this month, we’ve been travelling together for 20 years! To celebrate, we’re sharing our 20 best travel experiences — and they are (almost) all ones you can try yourself. People ALWAYS ask us about our favourite country, or the best city for travel, or where to find the best beaches. We decided, after […]

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mui ne sand dunes

Should You Bother Visiting the Mui Ne Sand Dunes in Vietnam?

Are the Mui Ne sand dunes a place for a spectacular trip into a wonder of nature or just a cheesy tourist trap? We tell all! Mui Ne, Vietnam used to be a quiet fishing village about 200 km east of Saigon. Now it is a bustling beach resort, which attracts Vietnamese weekenders from Ho […]

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gap of dunloe ireland

11 Photos to Make You Add Gap of Dunloe to Your Ireland Itinerary

The Gap of Dunloe Ireland might not be as famous as nearby attractions, like the Ring of Kerry or the Cliffs of Moher. After all, it’s just an 11km stretch of winding road through the countryside, right? Well, yes and no. It is a “just” a stretch of road but it also happens to be […]

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hiking in Armenia

Hiking in Armenia: Stunning Hikes & Historic Sights for Adventurers

Have you ever thought about hiking in Armenia? No? Neither had we, until we were shown some stunning pictures of Armenian mountains! We haven’t had a chance to experience Armenia trekking yet, but we’re happy to share the best hiking in Armenia in this post created in partnership with Ashkhen. So read on to discover […]

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world elephant day

World Elephant Day: 7 Ways to Help Elephants When You Travel

If it were up to us, every day would be World Elephant Day! To celebrate the world’s most amazing animals, we’re sharing the best ways to help elephants when you travel. As you know, I love all the animals! But when asked to pick a favourite, it’s elephants every time. And I’m not alone. Do […]

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long-term world travel

Could You Handle Long-Term World Travel? We Answer Your Questions!

Are you wondering if you could handle long-term world travel? Would you thrive not knowing where you’re going to sleep every night, or would you cave after a few weeks and head back to the familiarity of home? Long-term world travel is not for everybody. Most people need the stability and predictability that comes from […]

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vancouver island

11 of Our Favourite Things to Do on Vancouver Island British Columbia

A paradise on Canada’s west coast, Vancouver Island offers amazing things to do for adventurers and mindful travellers. In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary (and because we miss our great country so much, especially during the summer months), we decided to share our favourite spots on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, which just might be our […]

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