Author: Sandy Pradas

Travel Clothes for Men and Women
Travel Tips

Travel Clothes for Men and Women

Another goodie from Joyful Heart Yoga, now finding a permanent home here: I’m determined to pack super-light for the upcoming Joyful Heart Yoga trip to Spain. While researching travel clothes, I came across the fact that merino wool is a great fabric for travel. Who knew? I normally avoid wool, thinking […]

Packing Light for Multiple Activities
Travel Tips

Packing Light for Multiple Activities

Here’s another post from 2014. Enjoy! As I mentioned in my post about finding women’s travel pants, I’ve had a hard time packing light for my favorite style of travel — the multi-activity trip. I like doing lots of outdoor activities, where I’ll likely need hiking boots and a ton of sunscreen, […]

Non-Liquid Toiletries for your Carry-on Bag
Travel Tips

Non-Liquid Toiletries for your Carry-on Bag

I’m cleaning house at Joyful Heart Yoga, and I decided that this post from 2014 belongs over here instead. In re-watching, I still like most of the products that I talked about, except I gave up on the powdered Vitamin C, and I prefer the organic cocoa butter instead of the […]

Eating in Japan
Japan

Eating in Japan

I used to live near Yoko Sushi in Vienna, Virginia, and I ate there at least once a week, sometimes twice. So when we decided to visit Japan, I was pretty excited about eating the food, especially the sushi. I know sushi, udon noodles, ramen, and those Japanese steak houses […]

Travel Tips for Japan
Japan, Travel Tips

Travel Tips for Japan

Here are a few helpful travel tips for Japan: Pack light. This is the most important tip. Although the Narita Express train from the airport has space to accommodate larger suitcases, the Shinkansen (bullet train) and subways absolutely do not accommodate more than a carry-on bag. The trains seemed to […]