Style Profile: Roberto Burle Marx
I first discovered Roberto Burle Marx on a quest to learn about Rio’s mosaic sidewalks. What a superstar I found! He’s not only responsible for those gorgeous decorative mosaics, but over two-thou...
Colours of Rio Carnival
I was hoping the 2016 Olympics would signal my return to Brazil. It’s been five years since my first Rio Carnival experience and I would like to go back and party like only Brazilians know how &...
Foreign Cuisine Finder Three – Louisiana Edition
Food, glorious food, is a fun way to delve into the roots of a culture; to peel back the layers of influence and taste the history of a destination. The American South possesses a cuisine all of its o...
My Favourite Five Podcasts for Travel & Creativity
In the last two years I’ve become an avid podcast listener. Okay a podcast addict. I love to multitask, so learning through podcasts as I exercise or cook dinner feels super productive. They’re al...
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...