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Travelling Magically: How to turn your journey into a life-changing experience Paperback – 28 Aug 2008
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a brilliant book and well worth reading if you want to get more out of life! (PREDICTION)
a wealth of practical advice on how to get the most our of travel (YOGA & HEALTH)
Travelling is a kind of magic
Scots author explains how to make sure any journey is a life-changing experience
Many people can travel the world, but never really gain anything from what they see or do.
But Scots author Dr Rima Morrell is hoping her new book Travelling Magically will ensure that any journey, whether it is an overnight stay or a round-the-world trip, becomes a life-changing experience,
As well as practical advice on every aspect of travel, including how to get around cheaply and ethically, she has plenty of tips on travelling with animals and usggestions on when are good times to tell your travel stories on your return.
Rima has also filled her book full of inspirational stories and guidance on how to get the most from your adventures by meeting with locals, absorbing the culture and opening up to new experiences.
The Doctor of Anthropology, runs an animal shelter on Skye called the Living Ark, said: "The book is all about creating the life that you really want through travelling, so you are not just off to spain for a fortnight and then back to the same old, same old.
It shows how to use your travelling experiences to change your life and I think that is more important today then ever, when a lot of people seem to have what they want materially only to discover they are still not happy".
Top Customer Reviews
I admit to going straight to page 308. (!!) How exciting for me to be included in this wonderful tome. I have also read, and re-read, Chapter 8: Where do you really, really want to go?
We all visualize that dream location -- the one you just KNOW holds the key to rediscovering your own magic. You know that once you have experienced this place you will be transformed, and from that point on, the world will never look the same.
I know this is true for me. I began thinking about Hawaii not long ago. And even though I've never been there (yet!), I somehow know how I will FEEL, once I get there. I know that I am meant to be there, eventually.
Being a foodie, I went next to the chapter on Food Choices. I just love this chapter, which includes recipes, and advice on foraging, bartering, and dining on locally-grown meals, thereby enhancing your travel experience. And I really appreciated the discussion on personal vibration, which can be elevated and maintained, through healthier choices, which in turn will keep your intuition fine-tuned, as you continue to travel magically.
Since this book arrived in the mail from the U.K., I have been bringing it along with me, to the massage therapist, to the beach, to my restaurant gigs (I work as a clairvoyant medium). I open to different chapters, such as When to Accept Hospitality. This is an interesting topic, because sometimes everything falls into place, and you land somewhere that just feels 'right'. And then there are the times when you sense right away that the chemistry is off. And it falls to that finely-tuned intuition to lead you effortlessly to those connections that will feel right to you, and to your hosts.
And in using my intution, I opened the book to page 94.Read more ›
This book fills a very much and long overdue gap in the travel writing market and on the flip side fills a gap in the soul/intuition literature as well.
When I saw this title in the bookshop I leapt on it! Having a ferocious appetite for anything to do with following and thus living ones soul path, the path to source, as well as a long-held love of travel this book is the perfect blend of both these subjects.
We only travel because we are seeking something, deep down, on a soul level, that is missing from our lives, otherwise we would be happy to stop at home. It is the soul that calls us to travel, so it follows therefore, that if you hear your souls call, following your intuition as guidance, this will inevitably lead to that missing something being found on your journey.
This makes for a very magical experience, a trip that is totally unique to you. Not a journey based on doing and seeing what you think you should do and see, a journey based on what your friends want to do or the guide books suggestions. There is no schedule, no beaten track.
Full of essential information every traveller needs.
A must read for every gapper, career-breaker, mid-life crisiser and wandering soul.
Blissful wanderings to you.