There are many amazing things about travel–exploring, relaxation, a chance to withdraw from our present circles and twirl in bigger, beautiful, foreign ones, even if only for a night. But there’s also a major downside to traveling, one that can cripple and prevent you from feeling your best self as you take on the world.
Shopping local when we’re traveling isn’t a maybe, it’s a must: Not only is it a way to discover special mom-and-pop shops, but the goods you take home are going to be way more special than the ones you’d find at a chain you could visit at home. And, it feels good to support local
One of the most transportive elements of travel is design—the ability to get lost in another environment that is so different from your regular surroundings. When we travel, we like to take bits and pieces of our experience home with us, even if it’s as small as a special trinket from a market. And while
Scottsdale was initially built to be a ‘burb of Phoenix, these days the desert city has everything we’re looking for in a weekend trip: luxury hotels, ahh-ma-zing spas, incredible restaurants, you name it. It’s still less built-up than Phoenix, and has less of a mystical feel than Sedona, but has a cool, undiscovered vibe all
Humans across the planet follow a similar daily ritual: wake up, drink coffee. It’s a lifeblood for many, and not just those with a shiny green Starbucks on their work route. Where the culture splits, however, is in the ingredients. Americans wouldn’t take lightly to the addition of lemon, pepper, or cheese with their daily
There are many elements of Charlotte D’Alessio’s life that read like a teenager’s fairy tale. Instagram didn’t exist when I was in high school, but I imagine I’d be pretty fascinated by the beautiful, leggy 17-year-old with more than 174,000 followers and a Wilhelmina Models contract, too. For the legions of aspiring Cool Teens™, D’Alessio,