Field Notes

Finding Your Perfect Beach in Thailand and The Myth About Koh Tao

Brought to you by Herschel Supply Co.   Koh Tao, an island in the western Gulf of Thailand, is increasingly becoming more and more popular amongst tourists. In this day and age, it might seem hard to find a semi-private, peaceful location that is both accessible and...

Discovering The Creative Awakening of Bangkok

About four years ago I visited Thailand for the first time. I didn't know what to expect and I was pleasantly surprised to see how many similarities I found with my own stomping grounds of Barranquilla, Colombia. The weather, the food, the people, the heat,...

Namibian Desert’s Vibrant Landscape

Photographer Ryan Cheng has a newfound appreciation for the desert life after visiting the Namibian desert and learning about how life (animals and plants) survived in the desert and the ways in which they have evolved to become self-sustainable. This photo essay rescues the beauty...

Unauthorized Art Installations Take Over Supermarkets & Big Stores

Artist Carson Davis Brown created a new series called Mass, a site-specific installation that uses objects found in big-box stores to create unauthorized sculptures that he then photographs and leaves behind for passersby to appreciate, if noticed, afterward. The project is about creating a visual disruption...

Flipping My World Inside Out to Become a Full-Time Traveler

A few years ago, I was working in Human Resources in an office and living a pretty routine life. Fortunately, my job became remote and I decided to leverage this opportunity to spice things up by traveling. Since then and to this day I’m on...

Love Cycling? Here Are 5 Stretches in India You Must Try Out

The amazing terrain of India promises any biking enthusiast an adrenaline rush as they ride through the rocky hills and challenging mountains to unravel unexplored places and discover the various cultures that accompany them. Here are some cycling routes located all over the country which must...

These are the Smithsonian Photography Finalists in the Travel Category

The 14th annual photo contest organized by Smithsonian magazine has some really incredible submissions and we wanted to share the striking photographs selected as finalists for the Travel category. This year, more than 48,000 submissions were received from photographers in 146 countries and territories.   If you liked any...

The Undiscovered Beauty of Jacmel, Haiti

Last spring my boyfriend and I were sitting at a little Mexican restaurant in the West Village, possibly a few too many margaritas deep, we were discussing what we should do with our weekend. Our schedules were totally clear, it was spring, and therefore we...

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 Visual Diary of Japan

This summer I took my first trip to Japan, alone. Immediately I fell in love—with the country, its people, its colors, its visuals...