Lucid Practice

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6 May
2014

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

~Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

1 May
2014

Lucid Practice featured on Roamin’ Around

We had the pleasure of being interviewed by Roamin’ Around last week. I was very pleased with the outcome of this interview, it was both fun and thought provoking. With everyday our thought process is getting stronger and the goals of simply accepting and becoming alive become more clear. Thanks, Phil, for reaching out to […]

30 Apr
2014

“Great Bright Morning” – Casey Abrams

In honor of all of our friends wandering that beautiful world out there. Hakuna Matata

25 Apr
2014

Backpacking Lima Peru- A Lucid Practice Destination Guide

  Backpacking Lima Peru : A Travel Guide Lima Peru: How to get there, where to stay, and what to do: Our first encounter with the city of Lima was arriving on a sixteen hour bus from Piura, Peru. We saw the “Welcome to Lima” signs and thought we had made it. Well, it wasn’t […]

24 Apr
2014

Cambodian Culture

Here are some shots I took this week in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Click each photo to enlarge. Enjoy 🙂

21 Apr
2014

Cambodian Money — 5 Things to Know While Traveling Cambodia

Cambodian Money — What You Should Know While Traveling Cambodia While traveling Cambodia, one must consider several aspects of Cambodian money. What’s the currency? How far does a US Dollar go in Cambodia? What are other issues to be mindful of? 1. How Far Does a Dollar Go in Siem Reap, Cambodia? The cost of […]

16 Apr
2014

Lucid Practice featured on Passion Passport

Passion Passport just featured a small piece Kate and I wrote. Check it out! Isla Ballestas, Peru: The Poor Man’s Galapagos Islands.

11 Apr
2014

Khmer New Year Song in Cambodia

This is the main song heard everywhere in Siem Reap Cambodia for the Khmer New Year. All the kids (and grownups too!) love dancing to this! Enjoy 🙂

10 Apr
2014

Danners’ Cooking Class in Siem Reap Cambodia

I had a blast making Banana Blossom Salad, Vegetable Curry, and Cambodian cooked bananas in Siem Reap!

9 Apr
2014

Celebrating Khmer New Year in Cambodia

Celebrating Khmer New Year in Cambodia I’m teaching Art and English at two schools in Cambodia and we recently celebrated the Khmer New Year! Ponheary Ly (the organization I’m involved with) is a nonprofit that helps young students at Knar Primary School. Knar School is located in a rural village in Siem Reap, Cambodia.   […]

9 Apr
2014

Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen

Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. The race is long and, in the end, it’s only with yourself.

2 Apr
2014

Backpacking Montanita Ecuador – A Lucid Practice Destination Guide

Backpacking Montanita Ecuador : A Travel Guide Montanita Ecuador : How to get there, where to stay, and what to do: For the past six months I had contested the idea of going to Montanita Ecuador. The sun-soaked beach town is known around the world for its surfing and party scenes. Given its reputation for […]

31 Mar
2014

Where we are: Lima, Peru

Top: Larcomar Mall in Miraflores, Municipal Palace of Peru Bottom: Park of the Reserve, Pisco Sour at the Grand Bolivar Hotel

28 Mar
2014

37 Hours by Bus and an Opportunity to Practice Patience

37 Hours by Bus and an Opportunity to Practice Patience From Ecuador to Lima, Peru Kate and I decided to take a bus to Lima, Peru on Tuesday night. From Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima, Peru it should take around 22 hours, driving straight through. Unfortunately, no bus companies have a direct bus connecting these two […]

26 Mar
2014

The Joy in Embracing Everything

If you are present in this moment, you are successful…right now, this moment….this is where we are meant to be.

25 Mar
2014

The Science of Lucid Dreaming (Short Video)

  AsapSCIENCE provides a helpful overview on the research into lucid dreaming.

25 Mar
2014

Railay Beach Thailand – Average Daily Cost $29/Day

Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand – Average Daily Cost $29 Per Day We had heard great things about the small west coast Thai beach called Railay Beach. Our friend Jason whom we respect in many aspects of life — especially Thai travel — recommended insisted that we check out Railay Beach. We decided to move north from […]

24 Mar
2014

BKS Iyengar on “Jumping” in Yoga

Overcoming Asana has a very detailed piece on jumping back in Ashtanga Yoga. I encourage all yoga practioners to read it when they have the opportunity. “Iyengar talking about his guru Krishnamacharya in an interview from the movie Enlighten up. Iyengar is focusing on the ‘jumping’ aspect of Krishnamacharya’s teaching and explaining it as a […]

24 Mar
2014

Backpacking Cartagena, Colombia: A Lucid Practice Travel Guide

Backpacking Cartagena ~ Average Daily Cost $36 USD Cartagena is a beautiful and historical city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is ranked as Colombia’s top area for tourism and boasts many museums and ornate churches as well as beach views and a warm tropical climate. Whether your ideal destination is one with old […]

24 Mar
2014

“Imagine, Life spent on the Edge”

Wingsuits are so awesome. Here is a wingsuit stunt from the Nuit de la Glisse film “Imagine, Life spent on the Edge” involving some seriously technical camera work and intense music. Enjoy! Hakuna Matata