My Favourite Destinations for Solo Travel – PARIS

I have always enjoyed travelling solo. There are many perks that come with it. The most important for me, is the sense of freedom that it accompanies: when you wake up to your own schedule unapologetically; visiting places that intrigue you freely without compromises; striking up conversations with strangers minus any previous hesitation. It is no […]

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Little heart locks? Not so little

Nearly two years after my Paris trip, I suddenly had the urge to revisit my journey by reviewing some of the old photographs. Randomly browsing through the pack, an image caught my undivided attention. It was a close-up shot of the numerous love padlocks neatly attached to the side metal railing of Pont des Arts. […]

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Prague V – The power of music

Please find here for previous post, Part 4 PRAGUE – SIMPLE PLEASURES IN LIFE Five minutes prior to the commencement of the concert at Rudolfinum, three-quarters of the room was still unoccupied. I was prepared to be disturbed by a flood of people breaking through as the door was shut, but I ended up disappointed. The lady […]

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Prague IV – Simple pleasures in life

Please find here for previous post, Part 3 PRAGUE – REDISCOVERY OF CREATIVITY One of my favourite pastimes in Prague was starting out the day in the Old Town Square. Without a plan or any clues, and just letting intuition guide me in whichever direction it deemed fit. Time after time, in the absence of conscious […]

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Prague III – Rediscovery of creativity

Please find here for previous post, Part 2 PRAGUE – SUN NEPTUNE: THE ONGOING SEARCH FOR SELF AND PERFECTION When the Sun and Neptune come together in combination, the native is gifted with considerable artistic sensitivity. The person has the potential to access the higher realm of creativity with relative ease. If this is manifested positively, […]

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Prague II – Sun Neptune: The ongoing search for self and perfection

Please find here for Part 1: PRAGUE – NATIONAL IDENTITY AND WHERE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE COLLIDE Springing to remembrance, I recalled a particular astrological configuration in the natal chart of Prague: the Sun Neptune square. With Sun situated in Taurus at 13°11′ casting a near perfect 90 degree (a square) aspect to Neptune in Aquarius at 12°58′. […]

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Prague I – National identity and where past, present and future collide

Peering out from the taxi’s window through drowsy eyes, I yawned, observed and counted – trees, old flat buildings, closed shops, and more trees. I couldn’t prevent the tinge of disappointment slowly creeping up from within. After travelling for 2 days from the other side of the world (including a one night stop-over in Dubai), […]

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