IKEA Australia is telling families to unplan their lives in their latest campaign. The concept was spawned after they conducted a survey that found both kids and parents feel like their lives are too busy, run on too tight a schedule. They enlisted a kid named Teddy to deliver their new ‘make time for living’
You’re at the airport and someone offers you a free trip. The catch? You have to go right now and your destination is left completely up to chance. Would you do it?
Summer is fast approaching and that’s got everyone thinking ROADTRIP! Yay, we say. It’s also got journalists penning countless tips on how to plan, plan, plan the perfect escape. Boo, we say. All of this planning is why people talk about road trips and rarely go on them. Or, even worse, dread them; go on
We had to share these great tips from Conde Nast Traveler and Becky Worley featured on today’s Good Morning America broadcast. It’s all about slowing down, reconnecting and having a stress-free vacation with the kids. Of course, we gravitate toward their tips to UNPLUG and UNPLAN! And, we absolutely love what Becky says about kids learning from seeing
It might not be the au current term for a collective of volunteers working the land together and sharing in the profits, but ‘commune’ seemed about right as I toured the grounds of Essence Arenal in El Castillo, Costa Rica. Mind you, I’ve always understood that commune and cult are two different animals so don’t
You have to be committed to get to Santa Teresa. There is no easy road to this hippy surf town – it’s either an expensive flight followed by a boat ride, a rickety bus or a long drive (up and) down a dusty, pothole riddled road. But once you get there, the minor whiplash and
Deepak Chopra has always been a fascinating person to learn from. A few months ago he began posting a series of articles about The Conscious Lifestyle. It is essentially about living your life and really being in it. Participatory living. In one of his LinkedIn posts he writes, “Being conscious comes down to awareness, which
A lot of people think that because we love to leave things to chance, we never plan anything. That’s kind of crazy. But, when we do plan something with friends or family and something gets in the way – our dice conditioning means we’re never disappointed. This happened to us a week or so ago.
Another weekend in a big city and we couldn’t resist rolling the dice once again. We’d done the typical stuff in Montreal – shopped St. Catherine’s St., visited the Old Port, hiked up Mount Royal – so we knew we couldn’t go wrong with leaving our last day to chance. To ensure that we could cover as much ground
It might feel like the twilight days of summer with Back to School ads and fall fashions taking over the mall but it’s not over, yet. There’s still time to grab a little summer fun and the best way to do that is to channel the freedom of our youth – that carefree, anything