Food.... One of the very reasons I'd chosen for us to come to Mexico. Our intention to visit Thailand not brought to fruition due to the Pandemic but Mexico popped up its sombrero and suddenly, easily even, we had a foodie holiday booked, knowing we wanted to have the taste and flavour of Mexico and … Continue reading From Taco to Tostada: Inspired By Mexico
What do you think, when someone begins talking about exercise.. What does it mean to you. How does your body feel? What are the thoughts which arise when exercise is talked about. Does your mind immediately put obstacles in its way, are you taken back in memory to the school gymnasium or do you decide … Continue reading Intuitively Exercising Your Way to Wellbeing
I'd done my research. It was a visit to Isla Holbox I wanted. All the photos looked lovely, the descriptions so positive, a little information on how if the rains came, it flooded the sandy roads and turned them into mud, had been read. We were prepared for some elements of roughing it. It is … Continue reading Experiencing Joy & Disappointment in Isla Holbox
Cancun. A place I'd never thought of visiting. Mexico - offered the food I love. Our street food business an homage to thai and tex-mex, so what was there not to like in changing our plans. Finding ourselves leaving El Centro's ADO station and heading into the residential area close by to our little AirBNB … Continue reading A Sense of Wonder, Thankfulness & Appreciation of Life.
Thailand had been calling for a while. Our trip was to take us up to the River Kwai and then down to Koh Chang for a relaxing beach break. A stay at the AWA Hotel in Kai Bae, very much looked forward to. An island I'd lived on and explored previously, so the thinking was … Continue reading Mexico… Quintana Roo. Adjust and Adapt.
We stayed in Cavtat as we wanted to be close enough too but not stay within Dubrovnik itself. As when researching, we discovered that Dubrovnik could be very, VERY busy and despite being told that tourism was only at around 30% on a normal year in September it truly was! My preference had been to … Continue reading How To Do A Day Out In Dubrovnik
Fear filled me.. it isn't meant to be like this, I thought. I'm booking a holiday not going straight to jail with no get out free card! This darn pandemic has impacted and affected everything. Cavtat - Uvala Tiha Bay. With Vin nearly dying of Covid Pneumonia back in March 2020. My loss of work … Continue reading Transformational Travel to Croatia
One of the discoveries I've found over the last 12 years as a Humanistic Therapist, is how individuals and in turn groups. don't like to sit with discomfort. There are many kinds of distractions people use in many different ways to avoid it. I in turn, on speaking about reverse culture shock in a previous … Continue reading Learning to Sit with Discomfort
Listening to the news this morning, with disbelief I heard the UK Government is implementing £5000 fines for anyone who tries to go on holiday before July. Feeling saddened by this action and quite disgruntled by the decision, I wasn't happy, so jumped straight online to the e-mail form for Number 10 and began to … Continue reading Finding Your Voice – A Sense of Freedom
It all started when I was employed to work on the tropical island of Koh Chang. The resort style facility where I was based, tucked in its jungle heart. A beautiful yet extremely hilly place to reside. I so wanted the courage to ride a scooter on the island but that courage I realise now, … Continue reading My Most Meaningful Staycation…