Art on the Street – Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres has all the fine white sand and sparkling turquoise waters one can expect from the Yucatan Peninsula, not to mention the seasonal whale shark migration, excellent snorkelling and superb s...
Where To Go In Tokyo – A Creative’s Guide
With a leisurely 10 days to explore Tokyo I covered a lot of ground, and uncovered plenty of inspiration. I’ve written before about how impressed I was at the attention the Japanese give to the sma...
Five Fun Ways To Experience New Cultures
What is travel without experiencing new cultures? Learning about different ways of life and living are part of the mind broadening, tolerance building, creativity inducing, not to mention crazy fun, a...
Gypset Wardrobe: How to Kill it in a Nyonya Kebaya
Gypset Wardrobe is a Duende series helping you work traditional dress pieces into a modern wardrobe, like the gorgeous nyonya kebaya. The most likely place you’ve seen a kebaya (and maybe not k...
How To Preserve the Magical Memories of Travel
How do we preserve those magical memories of travel long after we’ve unpacked and the tan has faded? There is always the illusion that we’ll never forget, until time and distance inevitab...
Exploring the Diversity of Philadelphia’s Architecture
Whether you’re the French Imperialist or Greek Revival type, an Art Deco modernist or Federation fanatic, Philadelphia’s architecture has something for you. Not only does Philadelphia show...
Wine by Design – Niagara On The Lake
Who hasn’t chosen a bottle of vino based largely on the label design when faced with a wall of wine at the local liquor store and not much of a clue?? I certainly have. This past weekend Sir Jam...
Gypset Wardrobe: 5 Reasons to Buy and Wear Traditional Dress Pieces
Many of us have purchased a piece of clothing while travelling, that upon returning home has never seen the light of day.  Baggy pants in kaleidoscope prints, funny hats and exotic shoes may be new, ...