Whether you’ve been gone for 3 months, or 3 years, coming home after long term travel is weird. Actually, that’s an understatement. It’s super weird. Especially if you live in a fast-paced country/city, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the Twilight Zone.
Everybody is just so strange, people are mostly hurried, cranky and are preoccupied with stuff that you just don’t get. Where are the smiles, the smell of kretek, the billion scooters driving around everywhere and nowhere?
Far, far, far (!) away lies Fiji and it’s 333 islands. Yes, 333. I didn’t know that before either. We’re here for 14 days, and since day 1 I feel like I’ve stepped into a postcard of the ultimate paradise island.
Everything is so beautiful. The water is clear and turquoise, the sand soft and white, coconuts and ukulele’s are plentiful and the people are so, so friendly. Every time we arrive on a new island, the hosts serenade us with the ‘Bula’ (kind of like ‘Aloha’) song.
Samoa. An interesting destination. Depending on your travel style, this Polynesian island offers you a true adventure.
Surfing and yoga go together like chocolate and strawberries. Both equally delicious and when combined, even more perfect.
This is exactly what former Santosha student Emma Lovick thought. Now, she has her own yoga business Hang Ten Yoga in southwest England. A true inspiration! I sent her some questions, and I think her answers are worth sharing.