Yoga Podcast Episode 1: Asta Caplan

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Yoga Podcasts | No Comments
Yoga Podcast Episode 1: Asta Caplan

In this inaugural podcast I sat down with Asta Caplan, Ashtanga Yoga Level II Authorised teacher from Finland, to talk about her yoga journey. Asta has been teaching a daily Mysore programme at Jivamukti Studio in Berlin for the past two years and will be continuing her teaching in another place very soon. In the […]

Costa Rican Sunsets

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Travels | No Comments
Costa Rican Sunsets

Costa Rica definitely ranks high on my “best sunsets” list. Endless days strolling along the beach culminate with incredible explosions of colour at dusk. Whether taken in from sea level with the sound of waves breaking or observed from a jungle hideaway on a hillside with the cacophony of tropical birds, monkeys and other jungle […]

Alpaca Love

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Weekend escapades | No Comments
Alpaca Love

What better way to spend the weekend than hanging out with alpacas? That was the question that I had pondered for several months, and finally after a few google searches and clicks, I discovered Alpakafarm Nieplitzhof, an alpaca farm south of Berlin, where you can meet these amazing creatures in person! An alpaca baby – […]

Scrumptious Carrot Cake

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments
Scrumptious Carrot Cake

2 organic eggs 150 ml sunflower oil 130 g unrefined cane sugar 2 teaspoons of vanilla cane sugar 1 pod of vanilla 130 g white flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 350 g coarsely grated carrots 100 g chopped pecans Frosting: 50 g butter, softened 400 […]

5 reasons you must go on a retreat in Sri Lanka

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Travels | No Comments
5 reasons you must go on a retreat in Sri Lanka

fot. by Liudmila Sokolova Serendib. That is the ancient, Arabic word for Sri Lanka, and also the original root of the word Serendipity. A retreat in Sri Lanka is sure to leave you with vivid memories of a colourful culture and diverse landscape. So, here we go: five reasons you need to make sure your […]

Autumn walks

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Weekend escapades | No Comments
Autumn walks

As the autumn rolled in with cooler temperatures and the weather changed beyond recognition, my attitude to handling the elements had to change as well. I prepared carefully: warm socks, thick hiking leggings, multiple layers of upper body clothing, a warm sleeping bag and a cozy blanket to keep me in good spirits out there. Then only hope […]

Raspberry Energiser Smoothie

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments
Raspberry Energiser Smoothie

raspberries banana carrot juice 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 1 tablespoon of ground milk thistle 1/2 teaspoon of maca powder 1 teaspoon of guarana powder Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

Yummy Banana Bread

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments
Yummy Banana Bread

250 g wholegrain white flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/4 teaspoon of salt 125g butter 100g unrefined cane sugar 2 organic eggs 500g mushed overripe bananas (6-7 bananas) Cream butter with cane sugar. Add eggs and bananas (mushed previously with a fork) and mix together. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda and […]

Lake Life

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Weekend escapades | No Comments
Lake Life

Every weekend I try to escape the city to somewhere peaceful, somewhere where I can feel the vastness of space around me, where my soul sings in awe. I could imagine myself living in an idyllic place in the countryside, sharing my home with a few chickens, goats and alpacas; a place surrounded by hills […]

Wild Blueberry Dream Cake

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments
Wild Blueberry Dream Cake

Wild blueberry fun continues… Luckily I picked more blueberries than needed for pierogi, so there were just enough left to prepare this delicious cake! I’ll be going off to explore more forests this coming weekend; let’s see what treasures I can bring back this time. Perhaps some raspberries? Mmmm… 250 g white flour plus 1 […]

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