Field Notes

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Made for the Curious: Kutna Hora

I bumped into Kutna Hora while I was researching for my solo trip to the Czech Republic. As I read more about it, my traveller’s senses were tickled enough with curiosity to explore this mysterious town. First day in Czech and I decided to step...

Uluwatu Anantara x Hayo

A Romantic Weekend Getaway in Uluwatu, Bali

Last year I had the opportunity to visit Bali and spend some time at the amazing Uluwatu Anantara Resort. I went with my husband for a quick weekend getaway in between business trips in Singapore and Tokyo, and it was such a great experience. We had...

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New Orleans: The Pride of the South, My Homeland

New Orleans is an American city recognized by people all over the world. Settled by the French, Spanish, Africans and Native Americans, New Orleans is known as a “melting pot” of cultures. Because of New Orleans’ vast cultural variety and warm residents, almost everyone who...

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Top 5 Neighborhoods to Visit While in Mexico City

Mexico City, my home away from home and one of the largest and most populated cities in the world!   Officially known as Mexico D.F (or simply D.F, federal district of Mexico), this one city alone has 16 different boroughs (each which include hundreds of their own...

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Meet Kazakhstani/Canadian Artist Ola Volo

Ola Volo x Hayo Holiday Special   When I met Ola Volo for breakfast, I was expecting a simple conversation about work and life. Little did I know that it would turn into one of the most inspiring conversations about the challenges we face in life and...

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Kingston’s Dual Identity And The Sound System Parties

As a destination, Kingston is woefully misunderstood. Jamaica’s capital city does have a gritty reputation, but the city is more relaxed than headlines would have you believe. As in any other city, there is slums and crime, but it is also cosmopolitan, has a pulsating...

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The Curious Story of The Sea Gypsies of Borneo

Borneo, best known for it’s pristine beaches and ancient, biodiversity-rich rainforests including orangutans and clouded leopards, is also home to a unique community of stateless citizens who are born, live and die at sea. Recently Mark Lehn, a Vancouver-born Western Australia-based photographer, visited the Sabah region of Borneo...

The Great Icelandic Road Trip

Driving the entirety of Iceland’s Ring Road is not a task to be taken lightly. The highway that encircles the whole country rides through steep valleys and rocky mountaintops, but if you’ve got a sturdy rental car and the ambition to drive the whole thing,...