HOME SWEET HOME

HOME SWEET HOME

Hello? Is anyone out there? We just returned from a walk, it was eerie, to say the least. All restaurants, shops and cafés are closed, some boarded up. It feels like the after-effects of a  bomb gone off. We are the only few survivors, except for a restaurant down the street, which is offering wine [...]

IKIGAI

IKIGAI

Ikigai is a Japanese concept for "a reason for being," it's a lifestyle that strives to balance the spiritual with the practical. In a nutshell, what gets you up in the morning besides your alarm clock, what are you passionate about? With the current state of the world, it's hard to get excited about anything. Quite [...]

TULUM

TULUM

Tulum sounds like it should be the answer to a Jeopardy question, "What is Mexico's trendiest resort?" Tulum is a region in Mexico, 120 km south of Cancun,  known as the Riviera Maya, a stretch of coast that includes beaches, jungles, and Mayan ruins.  Tulum is the ultimate spot for those seeking an easy, cost-effective trip to [...]

Valentines Day

Valentines Day

For the past six years, Valentine's day for me was a bust, well ok, I may have poured myself a glass or two of wine, and commiserated how it sucks to be single. There was a time when Valentine's day got me excited, but that was a much younger naive me. To be honest, it's [...]