Running: New Summer’s Resolutions

Running: New Summer’s Resolutions

Just imagine you’ve got the ambition and genetics of an olympic athlete, a fearless warrior from the U-go-now U-get’em tribe, famous for its ability to defy all restrictive limiting thoughts and intentions holding you back. You will activate previously ignored and neglected ability to sprint like a powerful cheetah across the great savannah, urban pathway, … Continue reading

A Paris Moment in My Kitchen

A Paris Moment in My Kitchen

As I sat in my kitchen preparing a buckwheat crêpe recipe from the David Lebovitz – My Paris Kitchen cookbook, I remembered Paris. Parisian crêpes were something I sampled while abroad, though did not make a significant effort to seek out the best crêpe possible. Looking back now, I might arrange the trip according to culinary priorities like … Continue reading

Breathe: Take a Dip with Freediving

Epic diving movies like Deep Star Six, Michael Crichton’s Sphere, Deep Blue Sea and The Abyss all play on the element of fear which is so perfect to manipulate underwater. A little freaky-tense music, startled faces and bam. Fear. In breathe, you could just imagine….there’s no air. Things are constricted and you can’t inhale. The … Continue reading

Kon-Tiki Movie Review

Kon-Tiki Movie Review

Any adventurer out there can relate to the escapism that one gets out of a well done adventure movie. Kon-Tiki, based on the 1947 story of Thor Heyerdahl crossing the Pacific on a raft does just that. The 2012 movie was nominated and won several film awards. Kon-Tiki is the creator god from Inca mythology, and the raft … Continue reading

This is Delhi

This is Delhi

Touching down at 2am on the pitch black runway after approaching the lit-up orange speckled mass of a city that is Delhi, you arrive. You’re here. Western travellers that make it to India have been through a lot before they get there: expensive flights, hundreds of dollars in shots, a visa application. All are potentially part … Continue reading