Deep breath in.

Deep breath out.

It’s a couple of minutes past 6am. A glass of water, a splash of the same on my face and I quietly creep out my room towards the front terrace of Dunkeld Bungalow.

There’s no one in sight as I pick my spot for…


Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Count to four. Release.

Whilst the challenging events of the past year have left us feeling untethered from our everyday routines, it is more apparent than ever that we as travellers, travel advisors, and as humans, are now looking for a deeper sense…


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And so it happens, when one ages, you’ll begin to feel your bones and muscles ache a bit more, some a little achier than usual or perhaps softer than others and more inclined to give you a sense of weakness. It begins in the neck at times, the shoulders and…


I’ve a growing obsession with the life and works of renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. Stepping into the Lunuganga Country Estate therefore was quite the thrilling experience.

As the country home and estate of Bawa since the year 1947, it was often used as his muse and experiential grounds…


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I recently read an article on an Ayurvedic recommended lifestyle and the importance of sleep. Some of us think the required hours of sleep is about eight for an adult, whereas others might not even consider it an important part of wellbeing. …


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My friends happen to think I’m adventurous and those that I’ve mentioned hiking to believe I’m a pro hiker. …


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How often do we stop to pause, take a moment, a breath, to reflect — to observe, to think deeply, to become aware of what is around us?

Cultivating mindfulness allows you to tune into the core of each and every instance in your life, and to nurture a…


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Let’s face it, not many us would be traveling by plane any time soon, but if you are the type who craves some time away from the city and long for a weekend getaway, AND still want to get in some yoga time, here are a few poses that would…


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What does it mean to meditate?

In its simplest form, meditation is a practice in which the person practicing it, uses a technique to focus and achieve a clear and calm mental and emotional state. …

Shabna Cader

Writer. Dreamer. Creator.

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