13 Reasons why couples should travel together

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13 years together, 13 reasons why traveling as a couple is the best way to fire up the relationship If I can give one piece of advice to anyone who asks me about my relationship, it would be: do things together…especially TRAVEL! Traveling brings so much joy and it affects a relationship in a very positive way. It can help …

People of Tibet – Faces of a strong spirit

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An amazing photojournalism opportunity Have you ever wondered what a proud and a 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 Tibet. We can all learn how to be happy and grateful in life when we connect with others and …

Nepal: 25 Pictures to inspire you

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Discover the amazing NEPAL Nepal is a land full of centuries-old culture, customs and gestures, influenced by the high altitudes in the Himalayas and the prevalence of Hinduism and Buddhism religion. The land of yaks, temples, stupas, beautiful countryside, prayers flags and prayer wheels, amazing mountains and with a strong influence of diverse people from neighboring countries such as India …

DRAFT – Hiking the Himalayas – A HEALTH & FITNESS preparation guide

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The Challenges: As I prepare for my next adventure in Nepal I changed my workout and diet plan to accommodate the new challenge. It is a learning process. As a bodybuilding athlete, my regular training and diet looks very different than it does for this preparation. My next challenge: Trek the Annapurna Base Camp in the beautiful Himalayan mountain range. …

Hiking the Himalayas: FITNESS preparation guide

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The Challenges: As I prepared for my adventure to hike the Himalayas mountains in Nepal, I focused on my health and fitness preparation for this challenge, and I am happy to share with you this guide and I hope it helps you to prepare for your personal fitness goal. As a bodybuilding athlete, my regular training and diet looks very …

12 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be Your Best Fitness Goal

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12 things I learned from traveling that led me to achieve my fitness goal If you are looking for a fitness goal, you found the answer now. Your next vacation! Yes, it sounds so awesome, right? And it is so true. If you are attempting to achieve a personal fitness goal, you should use your next adventure as a motivating …

5 Take ways on how to find life balance

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We all travel to some extent. It might be on vacation, for business, for a missionary purpose, to visit family during special occasions, or even for that bucket list trip of 6 months backpacking somewhere amazing in the world. No matter what kind of trip it is, we all would agree that traveling and fitness do not always necessarily combine. So …

South Africa Safari: 25 Pictures to inspire you

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Bucket list – SAFARI in SOUTH AFRICA in 25 pictures I believe that doing a Safari in Africa is something that is included on every traveler’s bucket list. What’s not to love about the mix of adventure + animals living in their natural habitat. I started my safari in South Africa at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre with a guided tour of …

ETHICAL & RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER – A complete guideline every world traveler should follow

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While the big question for some people is, “How can I change my life while traveling the world?”, for me this questions has become, “How can I make a difference in the world while traveling?”. The biggest motivation for me to start blogging was not to encourage more people to travel, but primarily to encourage travelers to be ethical and …