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Sabi Phagura

I am a freelance journalist and lifestyle blogger. I travel the world covering travel, destinations, hotel, spas and bar reviews and love fitness. This blog illustrates how you can lead a healthy lifestyle, travel the world and still have a life! I am also a qualified fitness instructor, Punjabi-Hindi interpreter and a champagne and rum enthusiast.

Getting to grips with the permaculture way of life

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Lifestyle and Beauty, Travel

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When I was asked if I’d be interested in joining a permaculture course for three months in Andalusia, I have to admit I didn’t have a clue what ‘permaculture’ was. I mean sure, I had heard of it but what did it actually mean? And I wasn’t the only clueless one. When I proudly announced to my friends and family I would be going on a ‘permaculture’ course (after of course doing my research), they too were a little jaded on what it meant. So for clarification, allow me to explain in layman terms. 

Sustainable Tourism in the Balearic Islands

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Travel

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Sustainable tourism is hot topic these days. It seems like almost everyone is talking about it. That’s because people on the whole are becoming more conscious of their carbon footprint.  And as travel is a powerful catalyst to educate and protect nature and cultural heritage, this is a good thing. Sustainable tourism allows people to travel by negating the negative impact on the environment, society and economy. Wanting to learn more it, I head out to the trail-blazing tourist destinations of Majorca and Menorca in the Balearic Islands to see for myself measures being put in place for sustainable tourism. 

Strip At Night With a Twist with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Travel

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If you were thinking of embarking on a marathon in a different country, Las Vegas probably wouldn’t rank top of your list. After all, the city in Nevada’s Mojave Desert is more famed for its vibrant nightlife, with its focus firmly on 24-hour entertainment than keeping fit. I was about to find to out, the phase “Strip at Night” has a whole other meaning than when first encountered. 

From Bologna to Prato in the footsteps of ancient merchants

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Diet, Travel

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Mention Bologna and most people will be quick to remark on its gastronomyIndeed it’s renowned for its culinary prowess and has even lent its name to the well-known Bolognese sauce. But there’s a lot more to this part of northern Italy which can now be explored on foot thanks to the newly launched ‘wool and silk’ route. I walked some parts of it and points out some of the highlights to be discovered both on and off route. 

The eco-friendly Badrutt’s Palace, St Moritz

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Travel

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At a time when the world is shifting towards more sustainable lifestyles, hoteliers are doing their utmost efforts to go green. But Badrutt’s Palace in St Moritz has been taking this concept seriously for years. I went along to find out how the hotel has used their enviable position overlooking the lake to become eco-friendly.