Are you a perpetual traveller? Tired of packing your suitcase but somehow still unable to find your place in the world? I hear you? I am too...or was this post I explore the pros and cons of settling down and why we chose to go for it once and for all! Read the full post at

Pros and Cons of a Life More Settled

 I am happy to announce that last week we purchased our very first home! We don’t have the keys yet, nor are we anywhere close to moving’s a fixer upper! But it means we are one step closer to laying down some roots and saying goodbye to our country-hopping lifestyle. Most people we know are over the moon and probably thinking something along the lines ...Read More
I love Airbnb! The concept, the convenience the overall travel experience it offers...but is it necessarily a good thing? Read on to find out in what situations Airbnb might not be the best option, and the wider social consequences of the growing popularity of Airbnb travel.

To Airbnb or not to Airbnb?

When is Airbnb a good option?                       And when to stay away! Last week we moved into our fourth Airbnb in less than two months, and that's not even including almost two weeks of travel in between (during which time I did use one additional Airbnb). It wasn't our first encounter either. We’ve been feeling ...Read More
The best of February 2018, with a special focus on Health and Nutrition. Read the full post for a health kick @atayathomestraggler

Monthly Roundup: February 2018

‘‘When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is right, medicine is of no need." - Ancient Ayurvedic proverb This week wraps up the February Health Kick! I hope you enjoyed it as much as I have…or at least thought twice about going gluten-free. Writing about good health inspired me to finally get out and join the gym here in Tbilisi. I’ve ...Read More
Are you getting ready for a work trip or vacation, but cold and flu season is still lingering in the air? If you're determined to leave the tissues behind and remain cold and flu free, you need to read these five tried and true methods of preventing cold and flu, while you travel. Read the full article for additional tips on boosting immunity before you even leave home.

How to Prevent Cold & Flu When you Travel

 Early next month, I’ll be seeing Mr. Straggler off on a 2-week work trip. He’s got a hectic schedule lined up, and with cold and flu season still lingering in the air we’re not taking any chances! While it’s pretty hard to avoid bumping shoulders in a crowded airport and in the confines of a packed airplane cabin, there are ways to prevent the inevitable ...Read More
Have you wanted to ditch gluten from your diet, but not sure where to start? This post explains all yuo need to know about transitioning to Gluten free, as well as seven of my top tips for making it as painless and easy as possible! With these tips for going gluten free you can start today! Read more @

How to Transition to a Gluten Free Diet and 7 easy steps you can put in place today

  In my previous post about Why I Chose to Ditch the Gluten I share my personal health journey and how I went from being a bloated, lethargic mess to the happy individual I am today. And mostly because I decided to say goodbye to gluten. If you haven’t read my story, you can check it out here, along with more info and resources to help ...Read More
Even the most dedicated Gluten Free dieters have the occasional craving for breaded goods, cake or pizza. For moments like these, avoid the fake stuff and check out my best Gluten free bread recipes. They are super easy to make from scratch and absolutely delicious! See all recipes @

6 of the Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

  Let’s be honest, even the most dedicated gluten-free dieters have moments of weakness where a pizza, wrap or simply crackers with cheese never looked so good. For moments like this it’s best to save your cravings and make a healthier gluten-free version of whatever it is that’s got you drooling. Not only will you enjoy the meal more, you won’t have to suffer the consequences ...Read More
If you still think Gluten-free diets are just a fad, you need to read this! I share my personal struggle with digestive distress and how it all changed as soon as I ditched gluten, plus plenty of reasons why you should think about it too. Read more @

Why I Chose to Ditch the Gluten…

...And why you should too! As part of my focus on health this month, I felt compelled to share the story of my very own personal health journey. In a nutshell, I went from being a bloated, lethargic mess to a vibrant, active individual and all thanks to my decision to banish wheat, and anything else containing gluten, from my diet forever. Whenever I tell ...Read More
Most people know what a coach is, but have no idea what is a Health Coach. Find out everything there is to know about Health Coaching, and how a Health Coach might be able to help you @

What is Health Coaching?

And how a Health Coach could help you. This week is Health Coach week! Whenever I mention Health Coaching in conversation, I am often faced with a blank expression and an empty stare looking back at me. No hard feelings! While most people know what a coach is, they've probably never heard of a Health Coach before. As a Health Coach in training, I felt ...Read More