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The World is a Book Worth Reading
I Do and I Understand
I See and I Remember
I Hear and I Forget

Moored to the Mediterranean Eden, the Muse embarks on cruising the world. Through writing and photo journaling the millennial Aspasia meets Isabella Bird documents the reality of change.

“What I learned is that FREEDOM is the greatest wealth on Earth, spend it wisely.”

Be free, AWARE of the STOIC within and beyond YOU

Inspiration ~ the Muses

Reinvigorate your body and the soul

Indulge

Bring pleasure to life: Be aware of biodiversity, shed guilt about responsibly made food, savour terroir in wine and genuine chocolate and relish the air with each inhale

Rejuvenate

Complement your wellbeing with healthy food, herbs, tea, spa and by slowing down: Open all senses to life and you will find youth in every moment. Harmony is graceful

Travel

Engage with each destination, its people and their lifestyle. Seek your soul places. Wander for authentic inspiration and learning: Traveling with an awareness is life’s greatest university

Learn

Enrich yourself through art, crafts, philosophy, intellectual pursuits, and flow creatively through daily necessities like cooking or thinking: Luxury is doing what feels great in the moment

Destinations

Where does your mind wander?
North AmericaSouth AmericaAsiaAustralia / PacificAfrica / Middle EastEurope

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Recent Stories

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José Andrés: The Bazaar in Beverly Hills is a theatrical trip to culinary wonderland

Any meal at The Bazaar is fun, topped with the quality seal of a James Beard Awarded chef. José Andrés is a Spanish-American Michelin starred chef (Minibar) who brought the ...
Contemporary, lively and diverse tea rooms in London

Contemporary, lively and diverse tea rooms in London

In my recent Top tea shops in London list I included my trusted, re-tasted best tea boutiques in the British capital. Still, there are some other good, diverse tea shops ...
Invisible: Hiking the wild-side of LA and finding peace in nature

Invisible: Hiking the wild-side of LA and finding peace in nature

California offers splendid trails as sprawling as its legendary roads. Naturally traffic-free, hiking the wild-side of LA and finding peace in nature is my favourite thing about the stretched sunny ...
white miso paste

Miso: homemade versus traditionally barrel-aged

As one of the most important condiments in Japanese cuisine, miso is the pure embodiment of umami. What you taste in most of the commercially-made miso pastes, save for the ...

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