Wine and Yoga in a Corsican Vineyard, Yes, It Can be Done!

Not far from Porto Vecchio, in the south of Corsica, at the top of a long and windy road, you will find one of many Vineyards in Corsica: Domaine de Torraccia. Christian Imbert purchased 75 hectares of land in 1964 which is now home to Domaine de Torraccia. Today the domaine has 43 hectares of…

YUNCH: Yoga and Brunch

Sundays can often be a bit depressing. ‘Sunday blues’ as I often call it. What better way to shake them off than to join a Yunch morning. What is Yunch? It’s simple: Yoga and Brunch. Once again the villa in Figari was the perfect venue. Herbal teas and fresh juices were served before the class got…

Yogapero : Evening Yoga Classes the French Way

Yogapero: the perfect evening combination. A 60min Yoga Vinyasa Flow class followed by delicious, healthy aperitif’s prepared by Lara and of course, a glass or two of wine. The spring evenings in Figari are so charming, the sun doesn’t begin to set until 9pm. Each evening teases you with a totally different light at sunset….

Rooibos, la nouvelle boisson santé

Boisson emblématique d’Afrique du Sud d’où il est originaire, le rooibos séduit aussi les occidentaux.Ses nombreux bienfaits en font une boisson santé de plus en plus prisée dans le monde ent… Source: Rooibos, la nouvelle boisson santé

Life in the City : JOZI – Johannesburg

I have had the privilege of living in three different provinces in South Africa: Kwazulu Natal, the Western Cape and Gauteng. Johannesburg has a palpable energy, something so tangible and even more African than the mountains of Cape Town and the warm seas of the North coast in Natal. We don’t have ocean views or…

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 Birth of Destination Namaste

The birth of this unique retreat came about with the reuniting of two old friends, Theresa Moodie and Lara Boshoff. They were in high school together in the vineyards of Stellenbosch, South-Africa. Since the first day they met, they had one of those instant connections. A friendship that went beyond words, age or interests. The meeting of two old…

Theresa Moodie – Yoga Instructor & Wellness Coach

Yoga should be accessible to everyone, no matter what their current training regime looks like or what their current fitness levels are. My classes encourage individuals to challenge themselves within their own practice and reap the benefits of incorporating yoga into their existing lifestyle habits. Principles include technique, form, flexibility and most importantly the power…