Journal

Lifting the Veil Off Transylvania

By Norman Dacanay   Crisp. February mornings in Bucharest are downright crisp. After a couple of days in Bucharest, my wife and I were ready to get out of the city. We wandered through the train station looking for our ride out of the city, only to...

The Mysterious Blue City of Jodhpur, India

Jodhpur, one of the largest cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is also known as the Blue City. Although nowadays the buildings have different colors and as a visitor you are most likely to walk around the markets and new town, the old quarters...

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...

Coffee with Creatives: Hayo + The Juice Truck Moderated by Latergramme

Our founder, Joanna Riquett, has been invited to speak at the next Coffee with Creatives meeting organized by Latergramme. We'll be talking all things Instagram and community outreach, so we hope you can join us!   COFFEE WITH CREATIVES CONNECTS VISUAL STORYTELLERS OVER THEIR MORNING COFFEE What is...

Diesel, Dust and Frankincense: Adventures in Ethiopia

Depending on your comfort zone, or willingness to abandon it, a journey through Ethiopia is like an epic adventure story you wish you wrote. Life is simple, hard–beautiful. The people are kind and inquisitive, guided by faith and strong ties to family. There is also...

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....