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Sri Lanka Revisited

“There is no country in the world that has attracted the attention of authors in so many distant ages and of so many different countries as Ceylon….Ceylon, from whatever direction is approached, unfolds a scene of loveliness and grandeur unsurpassed, if it be rivaled, by any land in the universe.” ~ Emerson Tennent, Ceylon, 1845. Read more…

5 Travel (Non-Essential) Essentials

So, you’ve booked your yoga retreat (yay!), triple-checked your passport and have your favorite funky yoga pants, a swimsuit, and maybe even a fleece (hellooooo Iceland!) ready to roll. Our packing lists will make sure you’re prepared for every adventure… BUT, we’d love to suggest 5 non-essential essentials that will help to make your yoga Read more…

Overtourism & Responsible Travel

river yoga

Overtourism is definitely the buzzword of the day… and that’s a damn good thing.   The world’s far reaches are becoming more accessible to the masses, and that’s good too.  So, we, as tour operators, should all be developing adventures that balance, offset or aid the endemic population (natural or human).  And travelers need to be Read more…

The Expected Unexpected :: Sri Lanka

We see it all the time.  Intrepid yogis and adventure travel enthusiasts commit to a trip with us after having researched options and having done their homework.  By the time they book they know the highlights and how we plan to immerse them in the local culture.  However, language is limited and photos and videos Read more…

Teacher Tales :: Power of Panama with Alison Buchanan

It has been three days since my re-entry into the real world after spending a week in Panama. Three days since I was lounging around in 80 degree weather, and three days since I had nothing else to think about except what to have for lunch. Panama was never on my bucket list. Aside from Read more…

Shift Happens :: How Travel Changes Your Perspective (Part II)

Travel changes you. That’s so clear it goes without saying (even though we just said it).  As traveling yogis we spend a lot of time thinking about exactly why we do this and why we love it so much. Suffice it to say, we’re big believers in the benefits of adventuring. The insights we’ve gleaned Read more…