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Melissa Teng from Wit & Folly on The Importance of Travel

You'll find her on Instagram as @witandfolly always sharing inspirational stories, heartfelt messages, and whimsical photographs. Melissa Teng will win you over with her authenticity and inspire you to pursue a better version of yourself. At least, that's how we feel and this is why we...

A Holiday Season To Reflect on What Matters

A week ago in New York City, we hosted a private dinner for leaders in the industries of media, arts, and activism, as part of the intentional conversations we've been hosting through the Wanderlust Series in Vancouver and Los Angeles.   These days of fast-paced societies, where...

Vibrant Colors Are Hot! Hayo + Ekii Launch Bag Collection

We are super thrilled to show you what we've been working in the past 6 months! In partnership with Colombian designer, Laura Riquett, we at Hayo have launched Ekii, a new line of bags and accessories handmade in Colombia by the Wayúu ethnicity. This is the...

Coffee, Culture and Calm in Beitou

Words by Bethany Leng Photography by Jorge Gonzalez Read the full story on Hayo No. 2: East   Sometimes a city feels like family. At least that’s how Yao-Lung Cheng thinks of Taipei. “She’s like an Aunt,” he says, “one that makes you uncomfortable as she slurps soup with unbearable...

Beard Power: Kim Edvinsson’s Södermalm

Interview by Tracy Stefanucci Photography by Jessica Wikström Read the full story on Hayo No. 2: East   “If I didn’t have a beard, I’d be a nobody,” jokes 27-year- old Kim Edvinsson, referring to the success of his modeling career in Stockholm, Sweden, which caught on like wildfire...

10 Reasons to Visit Minnesota as Told by 9 Local Creatives

Since Hayo No. 1: South became available in Barnes & Noble stores in Minnesota, we became increasingly curious about what Minnesota is like, what kind of creative initiatives are happening in the region and how the community is taking shape. Minnesota is a state that has...

Of Shapes And Patterns: Dirk Bakker’s Symmetrical Photography

Previously a graphic designer, Amsterdam-based Dirk Bakker is a today a full-time photographer with a particular style. His photography could be considered of artistic nature and after years of working and defining his own style, Dirk can say today he's living off of his passion....