Vietnam – The Best 2 Weeks Itinerary (complete day-by-day guide)

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  Vietnam is amazing, from top to bottom, with such a diverse landscape, friendly people, rich culture and yummy food. Vietnam has over 1,000 miles long to be explored. The good news is that you can visit the best of Vietnam with a condensed well-planned 2 weeks trip itinerary. This Vietnam travel itinerary begins with the country’s busiest city of …

The positive things we can see when we slow down

9 Positive Lessons from social distancing from people around the Planet

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  These 9 positive lessons from social distancing shared by people all over the world of things we can see only when we slow down, will inspire you to find channels of hope, kindness and creativity. The gift to appreciate the positive, even during dark times, continues to spread around the world. We are in this together! 2020 – A …

7 Best Portable Fitness Equipment for Travel (review, overview & guide)

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Not having access to the gym, shouldn’t be an excuse to not work out. If you are looking for the best portable fitness equipment to workout while on-the-go, you found the perfect answer. Plus, I am here to share an exercise series with many variations for you to follow and to inspire you to have a healthy lifestyle. Is traveling …

Workout on-the-go – Total Body Resistance Band

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  No access to the gym, no problem! The answer is workout on-the-go. You can workout out your total body anywhere, and very effectively. Get your workout done from your home, from a park, from your hotel room…In this article, I highlight the full-body workout using only a resistance band.  Make time, not excuses! This is my mantra. Workout on-the-go …

12 Tips on how to be in shape for your next vacation

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM TRAVELING THAT LED ME TO ACHIEVE MY FITNESS GOAL Have you ever thought about using your next vacation as a motivation for your fitness goal? Check these 12 tips on how to be in shape for your next vacation and get inspired. Who doesn’t love vacations, right? Vacations are to take it easy, be carefree, get out …

A day trip to the Marble Mountains in Danang, Vietnam

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  The Marble Mountains are located at the coastal town of Danang in Vietnam, and is an incredible place to explore and an easy and short day trip from Hoi An. The natural beauty of the mountains representing the five natural elements and the importance of this historical and religious site, make Marble Mountains worth a visit.  YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE …

People of Tibet – Faces of a strong spirit (Photojournalism)

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Have you ever wondered what a proud and strong spirit looks like in the face of adversity? Travel to Tibet through my pictures and stories of these religious, devoted, compassionate, and giving people, and discover more about the people of Tibet. PEOPLE OF TIBET – AN AMAZING PHOTOJOURNALISM OPPORTUNITY The best definition I found to describe Tibetans is “people with …

tips to be in shape for your vacation

Travel & Fitness – 5 Takeaways on how to find life balance

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  The holy grail for many people today is to find life balance. Imagine finding life balance between work, world travel, and having a fit lifestyle? Sounds too good to be true right? It not easy, but it is possible. Here, I share my journey and 5 takeaways to find a life balance between travel and fitness and I hope …

6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety During a World Crisis

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With the world Pandemic and spreading of Coronavirus, it’s easy to feel out of control anytime we face the uncertainty and unknown. It’s distracting and depleting. But it is also an opportunity to strengthen our resilience muscle. IT IS TIME TO STRENGTHEN OUR RESILIENCE MUSCLE   2020 is a year we will never forget! We had plans, dreams, and goals …