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The power of restoration

May 22, 2014

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In today’s crazy world, we all travel extensively and there’s no end of holidays we can take. There are times when we need to hit global cities for a retail fix and an injection of culture, others when a stint on the piste is what we crave, when mountain trails beckon or beach loungers quietly […]

Going solo at Kamalaya

September 10, 2013

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The Personal Yoga Synergy programme at Kamalaya has given me great opportunity to enjoy intensive one to one yoga classes. Perched at the top of a hill, surrounded by wild vegetation and azure seas hugging tropical islands as far as the eye can see has been a pretty awesome backdrop for these. On the contrary, […]

Food as fuel

September 8, 2013

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This visit to my Kamalayan paradise couldn’t have come at a better time for me from a food as fuel point of view. Over a month into my plant-based journey and I continue to feel inspired and amazed at all that I’m learning and experiencing. I feel wonderful … full of vitality and energy … […]

My Kamalayan paradise

September 6, 2013

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Yesterday, I arrived in Koh Samui at the simply stunning Kamalaya. It is absolutely sublime and despite several months of wistful daydreaming about what to expect, even my over-active imagination fell short. It all started after an introduction to the place via my friend Andrea Oschetti. Andrea is a fellow runner, writer, North Face adventurer, food […]

My name is Tori & I’m an addict

July 12, 2013

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I interviewed a climber yesterday for a feature I’m writing and he talked of the addictive nature of his sport. I nodded and found a smile creep up on me as I thought about the addictive nature of running. But then, doesn’t the word ‘addict’ tend to conjure up a sense of negativity, of harmful […]

Doing it @ home

June 7, 2013

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I flopped into bed last night feeling utterly exquisite. Why?  Because moments before, a gorgeous Balinese masseuse called Ani had closed the door behind her after a blissful massage chez moi. You see, despite being blessed in Dubai with great spas on pretty much every street corner, there is one thing that undoes the wonderful […]