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Vidya Jacqueline Heisel is a long time friend of mine for over 30 years. I have watched her transform her life from being a fashion designer in Bali who gave free yoga lessons at her home daily to owning an incredible yoga resort in Spain after many years of building her yoga teacher training business and offering courses to thousands of yogini's around the world. This week she signed some important papers that made her dream come true........

Living in the USA has been an eye opener on many levels. Many people are polite, over polite, extra polite, over the top polite! 'Have a nice day Mam! ' 'How can I help you Mam?' 'Did you find everything you want Mam?' 'Let me see to that Mam?'...

CELEBRATED AUSTRALIAN CHEF STEVEN SNOW (AND EX-LOVER) IS AT THE TOP OF HIS FIELD IN FISH RECIPE MAGICAL CREATIONS. HERE HE COMBINES HIS TWO PASSIONS PINOT NOIR AND SHELLFISH!...

When I cook recipes from other countries I feel like I am traveling there. The aromas of Indian cooking forever deliciously haunting me as I remember walking through the streets of Mumbai and Rajasthan. My love of India is so strong that it remains a part of my soul. So when I am not there, I can go to India by cooking its cuisine. Check out this recipe....

I just LOVE KALE... Here is a recipe similar to Caesar Salad but using kale which is a much nuttier flavour than romaine and also vitamin packed! ...

I went out with the wonderful creator of this recipe for a couple of years! I have to admit when we broke up, even though I cried for weeks, still today I miss his cooking and yet I have moved on emotionally (ha!..sad but true)! Today we are good friends and he is kind enough to share his wonderful talent with us.. Check out this recipe served as a canape or entree!...

Chef Tina Jo is an inspiring chef who focuses on health and nutrition. I just adore this creamy tomato and coconut soup recipe. Comfort food at it's best! YUM...

Recipe courtesy of Donna Tienne. Donna is founder and owner of Manoahretreats.com and makes food menu's for her Yoga retreats worldwide. Here she shares a delicious pomegranate fruit salad recipe. YUM!...

Desré Buirski has always been a shining light in my life who truly inspires me. I met Desré in Bali in the 1990’s. We had an instant connection and have remained friends since then. Her relationship with Nelson Mandela is an extraordinary one and started with offering him a gift....

Alexander Leon is a talented Cuban songwriter and musician who now lives in Sydney, Australia. In this story he tells how he came to write 'Little Man' , a song which means a lot to him at the time when he was confined to a wheelchair with MS. ...

Tatiaana Claproth is an amazing designer of vintage jewelry and creates one off pieces from antique findings, stones, crystals to fulfil her passion....

Thank you Marianne Williamson for your insight and wisdom for this very heated post election day. AMEN....

Growing a vegetable garden is possible even if you live in the city and have a small balcony. The satisfaction of growing your own produce cannot be measured. It might be a little bit slower than going to the supermarket but you will save money and knowing that you planted, maintained and picked what you eat makes it taste so much better!...

Women sometimes create unnecessary suffering for themselves in the attempt to find love. What many miss is the opportunity to use their desires and expectations as tools to discover themselves. ...

A 16yr old dancer Kerrynton Jones from Yanis Marshall Choreo just takes my breath away. Such feeling and talent. ...

Unfortunately I was the victim of bullying when I was attending high school in Sydney, Australia. It lasted for about eight months and it made my life hell and affected me for years afterwards....

I met Jorge Hachumak when he visited Bali Indonesia in 2013. Jorge travels the world healing people from all kinds of spiritual and physical ailments. Jorge was educated in Lima Peru, yet was drawn to jungles of Peru in his teens, the place he feels the most comfortable and where he was taught shamanic practices by differing indigenous tribal elders. Jorge has a deep love and connection with the animal kingdom. He uses his understanding of animals and nature to help heal his clients. ...

Rama Satria Claproth is one of Indonesia's most respected Blues guitarists and has played with giants such as Stevie Ray Vaughan's band 'Double Trouble'. His band opened for Aerosmith in Boston, MA. I am very honored to have had the chance to interview him for Dance with the Universe...

Tah Riq is a friend I met in Bali a few years back that has always impressed me with his clear focus and talent in motivational speaking and inspiring others. Tah Riq in this interview shares a little about his life and his tools on motivation. ...

This interview with Pavitar is one of my favourites. Pavitar clearly has done the work needed in this lifetime to become a more conscious and awake human being. Her transformational counseling is talked about in this interview as well as the many influences of her life that helped to mould who she is today. A wise and compassionate soul, I feel honoured to be her friend and share her work with the my readers ....

Tatiana Claproth is making her way to the top of the vintage retail sector. An incredibly beautiful and talented young woman, Tatiana creates her own jewelry line from hand chosen vintage relics which become transformed into amazing one of a kind original pieces. Living together with her famous blues guitarist husband and young son in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tatiana shares with us a window of her world in this interview. ...

Over the years of living as an expat in Bali, Nikko Karki and his wife continued to explore the remote regions of Indonesia by boat. Even their newborn daughter is an experienced charter client in Komodo, from when she was just six weeks old. The idea for what was to become Indo Yachts slowly took shape and eventually led to founding a new Indonesian company....

I met Salvadido Salvo in the the 1990's in Bali, Indonesia. He showed me back then this beautiful album of his photography on the island of Madagascar. I asked him if he would so kindly share this album with us. He was hesitant as the quality of the photos are nowhere near the digital quality that he shoots today. But I eventually twisted his arm and I am very happy to share these with my friends....

MANY PEOPLE THINK ONLY HIPPIES WEAR MALAS. WELL THAT'S NOT TRUE. MALAS CAN BE ACCESSORIZED TO YOUR WARDROBE TO MAKE EVEN THE PLAINEST OUTFIT LOOK COOL. ...