Asia, Getting Lost (Travel), Uncategorized

What to do in Rishikesh, India

Often named “The World Capital of Yoga,” Rishikesh is a yoga-lovers haven set on a sloping hill overlooking the holy Ganges River. Most travelers stay in Rishikesh for month-long stints in order to complete their yoga certifications, but Rishikesh is a place that can be comfortably seen in just three days.
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Healthy Living, The Active Life, Travel Tips, Uncategorized

How to Travel and Exercise

You’ve done it before…more than once. You eye an ice cream shop while you’re walking the streets of a new town. You do some advance research and find numerous articles on the “10 best bakeries/donut shops/macaroon shops in ____.” These places all sound soooooo delicious. And why not try them all since you know you won’t have anything like them back home?? With this mindset (which I definitely share), how do you manage eating at all the fun cafes and restaurants while still trying to incorporate fitness into your travel routine? Not all hotels or hostels have gyms, so when you find yourself in a fitness-slump, here’s what to do… Continue reading “How to Travel and Exercise”

Central America, Getting Lost (Travel), Uncategorized

Ultimate Guide to Nosara, Costa Rica

If I had to sum up my opinion of Nosara in two words, it would be: SIMPLY AMAZING. Nosara, a town in the Nicoya Peninsula and the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, is beachy and relaxed, yet energetic and adventurous. A perfect example of pura vida (pure life).  Continue reading “Ultimate Guide to Nosara, Costa Rica”

Healthy Living, The Active Life

Hot Yoga- My First Class and Some Tips for Beginners

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My amateur yogi abilities. I’m always remembering that practice makes perfect and to have fun as I increase my body’s potential.

Yesterday I participated in a hot yoga class for the first time. I was excited yet nervous. The fact that I would be attempting to do yoga in an approximately 100+ degree room was somewhat terrifying. What if I overheated and died? Yes, that was a valid question to me. What if the heat was too much for me and I could barely do the yoga poses? What if I looked stupid?
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