“People frequently believe the creative life is grounded in fantasy. The more difficult truth is that creativity is grounded in reality, in a particular, the focused,  well-observed, or the specifically imagined.” The Artist Way         Every writer needs to find ways to be more creative. Inspiration is waiting from everyday things and…

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“Leonardo da Vinci travels to the Holy Land to uncover a secret that has shaped the fate of all civilizations.” ― Amerigo Consta, Codex: The Origin of Thought             During this period, with extra time at home, you have an excellent opportunity to discover new worlds and expand your creativity. You may…

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Green Travel Benefits  Finding enjoyment with a vacation that offers extra benefits is the best part of nature-friendly travel. You’re probably a green traveler if you want more meaningful, challenging, and adventurous experiences in your travels with sensitivity and responsibility for the environment and the local cultures. I consider myself nature-friendly since I like to…

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Wise men knew that the first thing we need to do to live a good and happy life is to find ourselves. Mastering others is a strength; Mastering yourself is true power.” -Lao Tzu, Chinese Taoist Philosopher. “Know thyself.” The meaning of these two words is attributed to the Greek philosopher Socrates and inscribed in…

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How often have you come back from your vacation exhausted, only to be waking up early the next morning to go back to work? Do you ever feel like it would be great to have a few days to relax and unpack before getting back to the grind? Or better yet, would you like to…

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Find out if there was a reason that James Hilton, the British author of 1933 novel Lost Horizon chose the Himalayas as the location for the place called Shangri-La as the mythical utopia. In his novel, Shangri-La was an earthly paradise, a permanently happy land where people stayed young for a hundred years. Do you…

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