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Keep that fire burning

Keep that fire burning

Sitting on the beachfront balcony of my Sri Lankan guesthouse in Unawatuna and enjoying a homemade mintless mango mojito with my travel partner, I start reflecting on two absolutely amazing yet very different experiences I’ve had in the past three days. Continue reading

Generosity or egocentrism?

Generosity or egocentrism?

What makes one be generous towards someone else? Why do you give, help, share? Walking down a street of Ella in Sri Lanka with my new travel companion, we started reflecting on the very reasons why poor people are so generous. Continue reading

My Lao lessons

My Lao lessons

At times bare and mysterious, other times lush and inviting, the mountains of Laos were a sight to sore eyes! I spent 24 days in this country, going from south to north. Here are the lessons I’ve learnt along the way… Continue reading

My Vietnamese lessons

My Vietnamese lessons

I travelled Vietnam from North to South, Hanoi to Saigon, over the past three weeks. I’ve seen amazing places, tasted the most delicious meals and met beautiful Vietnamese people. I’m now leaving this country, keeping in mind these five key lessons learnt from warm and welcoming Vietnam… Continue reading

10 leadership lessons from marathon training

10 leadership lessons from marathon training

“Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” – Tom Peters I remember my first marathon as if it was yesterday… In Sydney (Australia), a perfect 18 degrees with intermittent sun… Thousands of determined runners… and I was one of them! I was so proud. An incredible feeling of exhilaration lifted me off the ground, … Continue reading