Browsing All posts tagged under »wellness«

The power of restoration

May 22, 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]