Journal

The Positive Effect of Travel and Cultural Integration

Two years ago I wrote this mini-essay about Why Traveling Matters published on the Huffington Post. I re-read it and remember why I was motivated to write it. I wanted to express why traveling is so important not only to me but to anyone who travels, why...

Confessions Of A Travel Host with Rachel Rudwall

Working in the travel industry can generate a lot of misconceptions on what the job truly entitles. Often, people outside of the business see travel writers as being in permanent vacation mode and, although it comes with great perks, it also requires big sacrifice.   This is...

A Low Key Vacation Spot: Sayulita, Mexico

Photos by: David Benhaim   The word about Sayulita is spreading like wildfire. Once a tranquil fishing village, today Sayulita is fast becoming one of Mexico’s hottest vacation spots. The charming little and still underdeveloped town has captured the hearts of many and attracts tourists looking for...

ADAY’s Track Pants: Hands Down Your New Favorite Pair of Pants

When I started wearing the ADAY Hail Yes trackpants my life changed. I can't stress enough how awesome they are, the fabric is very light, fresh, resistant, quick to dry, comfortable and stretchy, which makes a good case for a multi-purpose piece. From a pilates class to...

5 Reasons Why Blackberry Farm in Tennessee Is Your New Favorite Resort

Written by Susan Block Photos by beall + thomas photography   Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee, Blackberry Farm boasts much more than it's own farm. It’s a full-fledged resort with 68-spacious cottages, two restaurants, its own creamery, bakery, brewery, wellness center and endless...

Chic Bluetooth Earphones for Wireless Travels: Sudio Sweden

I recently started using the Vasa Blå earphones from Sudio, a company from Stockholm, Sweden that produces different style of earphones with great design and excellent sound quality. The premise is to transform people's perception of these devices from being an electronic product to become a wearable accessory...

Editor’s Letter – Hayo No. 2: East

The first time I went to Asia I was 26 years old. I had only heard stories and read articles about what it was like to travel in that part of the world. And I have to admit that even though I had visited and...

Talaria Flats: Flexible, Comfortable, Fit For Travel

A woman's best friend is a pair of ballerina flats that she can just throw in her bag and go. New York-based Ingrid Sarver created Talaria Flats to help brides and bridesmaids still look stylish in the wee hours of the night after kicking off...

Cuyana’s Weekender Bag Is The Perfect Travel Duffle

Cuyana is a Los Angeles-based company with a great sense of style. Their designs are geared towards a customer that understands that "fewer is better". Their simple, yet very elegant and functional design has conquered our hearts. This stylish canvas bag can accommodate as little or...