Loving Your Dark Side – Our Humanity

-Exposing Your Dark Side Does Not Frighten Me, Hiding It Does – Growing up in a culture where girls were thought to be perfect, angelic-like and submissive in many ways, this is one of the hardest lessons to remember – yet life has a wonderful way of always bringing us back to basics, when we…

Vallicella’s Cheese Factory -Corsican Heritage

This small, family run, cheese factory of Vallicella, is situated in the South of Corsica. A gem in the valley of Figari, within walking distance from the cosy, stone and wood luxury villa where Destination Namamste’s  2016 Yoga Retreat will be hosted, one of many pearls on the to do list with our yogi guests….

Lara -A South-African in Corsica- Interview Pari (s) sur la Corse

Lara is a beautiful young woman with a luminous aura, whose enthusiasm is contagious. Originally from Cape Town in South-Africa, which she left to go traveling for many years, before she decided to put down her traveling bags in Corsica. An entrepreneur at heart, she would like to host the first luxury Yoga retreat in…

The Hummingbird – Upcycling

Definition: to upcycle– “reuse discarded objects or material in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original” Sharing conscious minded ways of life and of how people make this world a better place, is at the heart of The Hummingbirds story. This is once again a beautiful example of…

The Hummingbird – My Share

My love for stories and storytelling, has been around for as long as I can remember and still remains today. It surely comes from my mother who always read us stories as children with such enthusiasm and energy, leaving us always wanting just one more. And still now, if you catch her on a good…

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras describes the Eight Limbs of Yoga as a path to Samadhi (Enlightenment). The Eight Limbs can be interpreted as an outline to explain how Yoga embodies an external, physical practice and then moves inwards to a deeper practice. Each aspect is vitally important and regardless of the order, each step should be…