Be a monk for a month?

In July 2015, my friend from Kenya decided to try something very extraordinary – he became a Buddhist monk for 42 days. He went through an ordination process and took part in the international monkhood program which gave him an opportunity to try something very new and to look inside himself. I interviewed him about his experience, and below you can read his answers. Continue reading “Be a monk for a month?”

Hello Myanmar!

When I first went to Thailand 4 years ago, my plan was to fly to Myanmar and get lost in Bagan with a bag full of money (that’s how my friends travelled around in 2010, being able to withdraw money only in Yangon). I read a lot about how dangerous and offline it was, and in the end did not have the guts to go alone. But you have been my dream, Myanmar, since then. And now, in 2017 my  birthday present is a trip to Myanmar, finally.  Continue reading “Hello Myanmar!”

Bylakuppe Tibetan village in South India – Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all (Part 3)

About my trip to India to study ashtanga yoga, where I found amazing friends and an Indian family, was happy all the time, discovered the best food in the world, and got a kick in the ass to continue my self-development. Part 3

The first place for Tibetan refugee camp in South India, Bylakuppe is a tiny little town, populated by Tibetans and full of temples and monks. In fact, you can find the temples that belong to four branches of Tibetan buddhism, so basically Tibetan buddhism all in one place for someone who wants to learn about it or worship. Continue reading “Bylakuppe Tibetan village in South India – Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all (Part 3)”

Why ashtanga yoga kicks ass

It hasn’t even been a year since I started practicing, and I do skip practice from time to time, but I can tell you why I wrote this – because ever since I had a crush on ashtanga yoga, I have been in love with it, and when you really love something, you want others to feel it too. Hope this inspires you to try at least once.  Continue reading “Why ashtanga yoga kicks ass”

Alternative vacation ideas

Fun and inexpensive ways to spend your holidays differently

Bored of sun bathing on the beach? Looking for a challenge that will keep you excited all the time? Choose a different way to spend your vacation this summer that will change your mindset and expand your horizon. Continue reading “Alternative vacation ideas”