Your Astro Travel Profile: Sagittarius, 9th House and the Long Journey (Part I)

Sagittarius is a zodiac sign reputably known for its untempered buoyancy, undefeated optimism and upbeat outlook. Those that are born under this sign are gregarious, sociable and likeable. They have an insatiable appetite for seeking threads of meaning, and a propensity to find connections and put things in a universal context. Thus unsurprisingly, culture, philosophy, […]

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Where is your Shangri-La

Approximately a month ago, I befriended someone on Facebook that has Shangri-La displayed as their current city of residence. And I was immediately intrigued. My earliest resonance with the name Shangri-La was largely attributed to childhood memories of exorbitant buffet feasts and extravagant resort stays. My grandparents loved the international buffet selection at the Shangri-La Hotel […]

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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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