Posts Categorized: Travel

Chaos and Connection: Travelling in Italy

I went to a Catholic primary school. And although I was a terrible Catholic, I was an excellent student. So in grade seven, when our Italian teacher informed us that she was holding an ‘Italian prayer competition’, I knew I had to win. (Naturally.) It didn’t matter that the prize was something that I didn’t… Read more »

11 tips for more mindful travel

For the heart-fuelled among us, travel is not merely an opportunity to escape the rat race and see the sites. It’s also a time to discover more about ourselves. To experience life with the volume turned up and the colour saturated. To live our wholehearted beliefs each day, no matter which part of the planet… Read more »

Happiness and Grabbiness

[I wrote this in Paris, however it has languished in the digital depths of my iPad until now!] The first time it happened, I was in Paris. I was sitting in this gorgeous little ‘tea house’ in a square next to the George Pompidou Centre. Having failed miserably in my attempt at appreciating modern art,… Read more »