Yoga, Wine & Travel – Page 10 – a Travel & Yoga Blog

And that’s a wrap for season 6 of Game of Thrones! Have you watched it yet? Game of Thrones madness is sweeping across the globe and this season is arguably the best yet. Much like the yoga community, Game of Thrones fans are from different backgrounds and places around the world. For my fellow Game of Thrones-loving yogis, here are some poses to practice to channel the characters from the series. (Spoiler alert for those of you who haven’t caught up to the latest season yet!) Tolasana / Utthita Padmasana

If you thought that Rome was overrun by tourists, wait until you visit Venice. After visiting Florence, the sheer number of people was completely and utterly overwhelming, so much so that we had (briefly) contemplated heading back to Florence and cutting our stay in Venice short. Nevertheless, the beauty of Venice is the stuff of legends and is a destination that everyone should visit at least once in their lives. Compared with Florence, everything is pricier – accommodation, transportation, food, entrance to monuments; this, coupled with the fact that Venice is

Growing up, I was “blessed” with good skin and had no major issues, even throughout my teenage hormonal years as I watched many of my classmates struggle with acne, psoriasis and eczema. That all changed in college, when I started going to yoga classes at the student gym in an effort to decompress from the stresses of assignments and exams. Soon after, large red painful pimples started appearing on my left cheek and I just assumed they had reared their ugly head to say hello as I tried to get through my

I still dream about the red terracotta roof tiles across Florence’s skyline, and while I was only in Florence a few weeks ago, it already feels like a lifetime ago. There are so many vantage points in Florence, some of which involve a lot of huffing and puffing and squeezing past crowds of selfie stick-toting tourists to get to, but from personal experience I can tell you that the view is always 100% worth it, rain or shine. Beyond the obvious and popular tourist hot spots, there are several other places

A step-by-step guide to making the most of your time exploring the monuments within the Duomo Complex in Florence, Italy. I finally had the chance to cross off one of my bucket list destinations: Florence! It was about bloody time, seeing as it is my namesake city, and it was everything I had imagined and more. Its history as a cultural, economic and political center cemented its position as a flourishing and well-to-do city in Europe, and the preservation of its monuments has been incredible. From the Ponte Vecchio and

This post first appeared on, image above courtesy of Yoga Bam Bam. Hong Kong, home to the iconic Big Buddha, Victoria Peak and Star Ferry. The city is a wonderful mix of concrete jungle and lush greenery, country parks and hiking trails, but is also famous for being the international finance hub of Asia and a serious “work hard, play hard” philosophy. It’s no wonder that people are embracing yoga for the physical, mental and spiritual benefits and yoga studios are popping up like daisies across the city. I reached

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