6 Lessons I Learned While Travelling Alone

6 Lessons I Learned While Travelling Alone

Last month, I went to Japan for four amazing weeks. I spent two of those weeks travelling alone, making my way through small country towns, staying in an eco log cabin in the mountain and spending a night in a yurt on the beach.

I was brought to my knees by the natural beauty of the Japanese landscape; from the rivers and valleys to the smattering of tiny islands along the Seto Inland sea. And in the two weeks alone, I immersed myself in the beauty of the language, the delicate flavours of the food, their tireless dedication to tradition, and all the cultural nuances in between.

This is my fourth time in Japan and every time I go, I get more and more from this country. To me, Japan is intoxicating and strangely reminiscent of home for me.

I think Japan is in many ways, my spiritual home and it has taught me some big lessons.
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12 Ways to Connect with Nature

12 Ways to Connect with Nature

Recently, I have been feeling a strong pull towards connecting more with nature; to come out of hiding, to seek freedom, to feel grounded and alive. It has been something that, admittedly, I had been neglecting for a long time. Particularly living in the inner city has meant that I often swapped outdoor activities in exchange for long chats at cafes and the like. 

In the last few months however, I have felt completely refreshed when I spend a weekend out of the city and head for the hills! 

I am starting to crave the freedom. I am starting to find a new awareness of the environment around me. I am starting to feel the uplifting impact it has on my soul. And I am revelling in this space. 

This has lead me to incorporate more opportunities to connect with nature. Today, I am sharing with you 12 interesting ways that I connect with nature.

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