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To the confused multilingual folks

Navigating a self-contradicting personality is a fun ride, to say the least. It’s a continuous attempt to manage an out-of-sync orchestra in your head. On top of that...

DYI Bathroom Supplies Art

Hoping for a ‘best for last’ scenario, I secured the final room in the yoga camp. My confirmation stated ‘standard room’ but there was no further information, no photos...

Are You Having Any Fun?

Are you having any fun? “No” — I burped abruptly, snugging into a warm blanket hiding from the frosty bites and enjoying a ride of ‘what else to complain about’ carrousel...

“Placet Experiri”

It’s high time I shed light on the cryptic line in my bio. I was fortunate enough to be handed in Thomas Mann’s book ‘The Magic Mountain’ at the time when I needed it the...

Eat, Pray, Love 2.0?

To provide some context: I departed for a brief exploration of Komodo island, anticipating it to be the highlight of my Indonesia trip (there is a separate story on...

Indecisive? Not sure

The existence of the book, which the famous movie was based on, eluded me until I spotted my yoga comrade engrossed in it during class breaks (thanks Sandy). Intrigued...

Dharma

I am not proud to admit that I escorted a nun who took my window seat on the flight back from Komodo. Yogic philosophy teaches us do the right thing, not necessarily...

Decluttering

Call me naive, but I wish to believe that the majority of people embarking on extended travels to foreign destinations make genuine efforts to assimilate into the local...

Encountering Bliss on the Island of Gods

Cycling through the village early in the morning to avoid the heat and the crowd seemed like a splendid idea. However, with the sun rising at 6 and locals getting up even...