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01 Jun 15
Sarah Wesley Lemire

Like peanut butter and jelly or Batman and Robin, there are some things that just naturally go well together. In Connecticut, it’s history and innovation that pair up to help make the state an ideal tourist destination. “There is so much to do here, so many multilayer experiences. Most people would be surprised that there’s […]

15 Apr 19
Luxe Surf Style

A trip to Kyoto, Japan must surely be every seamstress’ dream. For there’s an abundance of wonderful fabric, quality yarn, original denim, delicate silks and kitsch material accessories to be discovered throughout the city. The best place to find a wide range of one-off beautiful fabric and yarn stores is within the central shopping district […]

13 Apr 19
Admirable Journeys: The way we travel

From the first time that I saw photos of San Miguel de Allende years ago, it stayed with me as a place of colonial splendor (churches, plazas, shops and ancient buildings) in the middle of nowhere. It is well preserved from being overrun by tourists because it is around an hour or two away from […]

03 Apr 19
indra denys ~ Joyful Living | Freelance Business Thriving

Hi there. Many people think that in order to be an entrepreneur you need to be an extrovert, but that’s not so. Today’s post and podcast episode highlight a new guest in the ‘Celebrate A Sister‘ series, Sheldene Brathwaite. She was a shy person who had to step out in faith to start her businesses […]

01 Apr 19
Real. Functional.

Luxury weed is now a thing. Because there are looser laws around cannabidiol (CBD), the luxury CBD market has grown considerably faster than for any other cannabinoid. Sophisticated and chic brands tend to avoid using gauche slang like “weed,” “pot,” “marijuana,” or “stoner.” CBD is gaining mainstream recognition in stores like CVS and Walgreen, but […]

01 Apr 19
AVA

MARCH ’19 : This past month… I’ve soaked my soul in adventure, partly solitude and mostly salty air. I’ve spent my time travelling through South Africa to visit places that I’ve loved for a long time and discovered some unknown areas too.  Every different place I found myself in, demanded a different version of me.  […]

28 Mar 19
Travels With Madam

I was reading an article on a right-leaning website explaining that right after a hard Brexit, probably as soon as March 32nd, we would have sunshine everyday, there would be unicorns roaming free in the woods and beer would only cost 35p a pint.  I had just got to the bit telling me that if […]

26 Mar 19
The Novice Triathlete

Maryhill locks, Glasgow 12:15pm 23 March 2019 Matt and Stu were yelling encouragement at me as I toughed out the mandatory 2 minute acclimatisation immersion in the freezing cold canal. I was ignoring them, not deliberately but because I was well into the process of winding myself up into a proper state as I waited […]

25 Mar 19
Toronto this Spring

Because the provincial capital of Ontario and probably the most populous metropolis in each one of Canada, Toronto homes a mixture of vacationer sights as well as a vibrant leisure scene generated a distinctly urban feel. All with out being overwhelming as a result of several of these points of interest are sitting close to […]

22 Mar 19
Twins That Travel

It’s not the sights or sounds of Marrakech that I remember, but the smell. That warm, heavily perfumed, smell. It’s an aroma that had followed me home after my last visit to the city; a wholly Moroccan scent that had settled over my house for months after. Unpacking my suitcase – bags filled with golden […]