Interviews

How to Travel Iike a Local in Seoul, South Korea’s Capital

It’s no difficult task to stand out as a tourist in South Korea, a country so homogenous that travelers sometimes realize they are the only non-Korean for miles. Even the capital city of Seoul, home to some 24 million residents, can feel uncharted. This can yield...

How to Plan Your Trip to the Amazing Country of Colombia

By now you might have noticed the love I have for my home country, even if I'm not living there. First-time travelers to Colombia usually ask me what to do, and my answer is always 'what are you looking for?'. There are multiple options for...

P3DRO Perelman and the Creative Scene of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is widely recognized as a city with a strong creative scene. Many authors, artists, dancers and thinkers have called this place home. People move here in search of inspiration for their next novel or the next song. I had the pleasure of interviewing Pedro Perelman,...

Peruvian Ecotourism: Hidden Treasures for Nature Lovers

Traveling to reconnect with oneself is an increasing trend that people are looking at more and more. Finding places full of good vibes where contact with nature and with the local inhabitants feels genuine and inspiring has become a priority.  Although not the best known,...

The Underground World of Tokyo

Hidden underneath the outskirts of metropolitan Tokyo, this engineering marvel is unquestionably one of Tokyo's less known, awe-inspiring structure. Given the rapid growth of the city and as concrete replaced soil, the drainage system did not support the fast-growing infrastructure. It was then when The...

Where To Eat in Vancouver by Food Reporter Erin Ireland

Erin Ireland is the creator of To Die For, a site that connects Vancouverites with the most delicious and ethically-sourced food in the city. Her main interest is not only to find food that tastes good, but that is also ethically-sourced, i.e. how and where...

How Do Pilots Prepare For A Flight? Tales From the Cockpit

The modern miracle of flight is a wonder that often leaves even the most seasoned travelers with questions. This new column on Hayo tackles those questions we all have. Benjamin Kaplan is a Captain for Air Canada with almost 10 years of experience and 9000...

Undeveloped Films Reveal The Stories That Were Never Told

Levi Bettwieser, a 28-year-old young man from Boise, Idaho, is the founder and film technician for The Rescued Film Project, an online archive gallery of images that were captured on film between 1930's and late 1990's. Around 7000 images have been rescued so far from...

The Essence of a City Drawn by London-Based Illustrator Jenni Sparks

Who doesn't love maps? Alright, maybe some people might find them confusing, but a detailed hand-drawn map of a city is something you don't see every day. We interviewed Jenni Sparks, the young London-based artist and illustrator behind these beautiful pieces. So far, she has painted London, San...