Inspiration From Five World Travellers

How did we get inspired to travel? Whose videos did we watch in the middle of the night in search of new motivation? Long before we started our world trip, we daydreamed of what we are doing now, and it suddenly dawned on us that “We are going to go on a world trip one … Continue reading Inspiration From Five World Travellers

South Italy – The True Meaning of “Accommodation”

We are towards the end of our three week stay in the picturesque hills of the Italian state of Calabria. Our home and workplace is a small eco-village near Catanzaro, the state capital. After waking up, we hear nothing but the calming sounds of nature, and we fully enjoy this as a break from our … Continue reading South Italy – The True Meaning of “Accommodation”

Japan – The Buddha And The Pigeon

“What does the Buddha do when a pigeon shits on his head?” This koan – a riddle given to students of Zen Buddhism to meditate about – was told us on a meditation retreat in Germany by another participant. Our stay in Japan proved to be the best time to find an answer to this … Continue reading Japan – The Buddha And The Pigeon

Busan – Finding Our Way By Looking At Others

We went on a world trip and had no clue what for or where it would lead us. Busan was the place where we got a glimpse of what this trip actually meant for us. Slowly, a path started to evolve out of the blurriness we had initially jumped into. In Busan, we volunteered as … Continue reading Busan – Finding Our Way By Looking At Others