Phuket Elephant Sanctuary

Author: travelingyogibear

...just a traveling yogi with a bear spirit who enjoys being alive...
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary

When I first began to travel extensively, I read the book The Art of Pilgrimage by Phil Cousineau. I recommend this book for a myriad of reasons as it really expands the idea of how to approach an upcoming journey. One of the main shifts I discovered from his writings was to


A welcoming, modern and diverse tropical oasis. That is how I describe Singapore in one sentence. I had no idea what to expect as I did not take the time to learn about Singapore or its history prior to our trip. I did look it up on Google maps though,

My Crazy or Why I Choose Yes

I have spent the last several weeks out on the water with Steve, boating around the San Juan Islands and in Canada. If you follow me on Facebook and Instagram you have seen several photos and stories about our trip. I intended to write an inspiring story about a hike

Memories of Kilimanjaro, Chapter One

  A Challenge Unearths a Memoir Ever since I attended my first anthropology class, I have dreamt of traveling¬†to Africa. My husband has traveled to Africa a few times and was not too keen on going back. I knew how to change his mind…he is incapable of resisting a challenge.

Radical Simplicity

Last year, I teamed up with Jennifer Hepton and Teanna Gentry to create¬†Nourish Yoga Retreats. ¬†Last November, our Nourish Retreat was a great success, so we are we are at it again! The Concept of Simplicity Our theme for this year’s retreat has changed. Last year, we explored self-care through

Cozumel, Trip #4

  The island of Cozumel off the east coast of Mexico has genuinely become my favorite destination. The scuba diving is amazing, the food is so delicious and the people are ¬† friendly and helpful. This trip, we had an ulterior motive for our trip: to get the most information

Time to Detox

Many times in our lives, it is necessary to remove toxic influences in our lives. While one blog post is way too short to cover all toxic aspects of life (pollution, work stress, negative people, etc.), I can definitely help you find a great resource to detoxify your body through healthy