Anya’s blog

Vegan Deficiencies, Health Risks, and How to Combat Them

Some people turn to a vegan diet for animal life, the earth’s sustainability, and/or certain health reasons like allergies. People that have been tested and found out they have animal-based product allergies often go vegan to combat their reactions. And, some choose to go vegan, then find that they were unaware of their allergies all along!

Spirituality in India: 5 of the Best Destinations

Travellers are looking for more from their trips. No longer content with a traditional holiday, they’re seeking something more spiritual, prioritising their health and wellbeing over luxury. Enter India. Spirituality is important part of daily life for the country’s population, and it reflects in their festivals, rituals and general culture. There’s also a lot

Are you a flavour addict? Or one of the reasons I stopped being a raw vegan chef

Perfecting the “bliss-point” in raw food Have you ever heard of the "bliss-point"? It's a term used in the food industry. Companies or chefs who make food try to create the perfect balance between sweet and salty to leave the customer wanting more and more of the product. This is the reason you're addicted to

Is the digital nomad lifestyle sustainable? Here’s the dark side of the insta-perfect life trend

You probably know me as a “professional traveller”. The girl who goes paragliding off the coast of Bali, or who goes on crazy motorbike adventures in Indian deserts, or someone who dives more per year than watches TV. Yes, that has been my life for a while, especially since 2012 when I officially left

What to expect from a tantric puja / workshop with Monique Darling and Peter Petersen

Landing back in London after a year of being away, I casually asked on Facebook what’s happening in the city. A dear friend told me about some tantric event held by Monique Darling and Peter Petersen the next day, so I went to check out their profiles. Quick and honest review of Monique and

Weird, useful and random tips for girls travelling through Asia

Hi girls! Planning a trip to Asia? AWESOME! Even if this isn’t your first time, perhaps you may discover something new from the tips below and improve your travel experience. My first trip to Asia was when I was 12 years old, and since then I fell in love with the culture and lived

Ghosts, breadcrumbers and f.boys, do we even date real people anymore?

I’ll let you in on something personal - I’ve never really dated. From the age of 16 I’ve gone from having one serious relationship after the next, lasting at least 1-5 years each. The first guy called me his girlfriend after about an hour. The second one just naturally flowed into a relationship right away.

What I learnt from doing things I said I’d “NEVER” do

The following is a list of “I will never…” phrases that I actually said out loud. Not only that, I truly believed them to the core of my being. Life has a funny way of throwing things your way that challenge your way of thinking. I began to notice a pattern over the last few

When you feel you’re getting enlightened, don’t throw away your handcuffs

A friend of mine was driving me to the airport a few days ago. Being as we are, we decided to spend our last hour together by talking about naughty girly stuff. After countless hilarious stories and some epic shits-and-giggles, this phrase came up, "we need to write a blog on if you feel

Why I gave up my Prince Charming and don’t regret it

You may have seen an article of mine a while back about how I found my true love. It was a beautiful, magical fairytale. He was…let’s just call him Prince Charming…perfect in every way. He was gorgeous, mature, strong, funny, generous, honest, spiritual and someone I would call a “real man”. Basically you don’t find

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Live Love Raw brings you raw food recipes and workshops, as well as advice on how to live in harmony with your body and nature (e.g. how to make your own natural beauty products). Here you will also find spiritual information, events and our latest sections include conscious travel guides and reviews of mindful retreats and workshops.
With love and light.

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