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Photo of the Week: Rishikesh, India

The Ganges is the most sacred river to Hindus and is also a lifeline to millions of Indians who live along its course and depend on it for their daily needs including drinking water, bathing, waste disposal and even cremation.

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How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World (What I’ve Discovered About Long-Term Travel)

So you want to travel the world, huh? Forget about your job, your things, and your life as you know it because it’s all about following your heart and diving into the unknown. Hopefully the following advice will help you make your decision the right one…

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True Yoga – Bangkok, Thailand

True Fitness offers almost any kind of yoga you could want. I took a few Bikram and Power Yoga classes at Exchange Tower, as well as one Bikram class at Zen @ Central World for the studio’s reopening after renovations were completed due to recent fires.

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Photo of the Week: Goa, India

After a few 12-hour 3rd class train and bus rides on scorching hot days with no air conditioning, we stopped in Agonda Beach for some relaxation, a shower, and a comfortable bed.

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My First Ayurveda Massage

I wanted to ask for a towel to put between my bare cheeks and the chair, but I remembered I was in India—where dirt, sweat and body odor are a part of normal everyday life.

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Jiwa Yoga– Bali, Indonesia

Jiwa Yoga is a laid back, peaceful and friendly studio that exudes a welcoming spirit to everyone who walks through the door. A mix of surfers, locals and travelers come to Jiwa to share their love of yoga and a great sweat.

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Dear Yoga Teacher,

You’ve taught me postures I never thought possible: deaf man’s pose, camel, handstand, and then scorpion. Because of you I never say “never.”

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Photo of the Week: Borobudur Temple– Java

After one thousand years of sitting under volcanic ash and jungle overgrowth, Borobudur underwent several restorations and is now a UNESCO world heritage and annual pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

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Igniting the Crown Chakra Through Yoga and Wellness

I walk up three steps that symbolize birth, life, and death, and enter the open-air yoga shala for my first class with Anna, who coincidently is from Jim’s hometown—Chicago, Illinois.

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Community Lies in the Heart Chakra

The heart chakra is where unconditional love and compassion lie, and Balinese tradition is deeply rooted in the heart and spirit of community.

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