"Singapore is a country where old and new exist side-by-side.
From walking downtown through the streets lined with gleaming skyscrapers,
to stumbling upon temples that are over a hundred years old,
and to discovering a carefully preserved city block of traditional shop-fronts that date back to colonial days.
It all exists together in harmony and is honored by Singaporeans.
While in Singapore, I walked through Chinatown to visit the Buddha's Tooth Temple.
and I was very lucky to stumble across a fabric market hidden behind the bustling food dealers called Hawker Stalls.
The fabric I chose is a classic Singapore floral batik pattern that perfectly captures the rich cultural heritage of Singapore.”
- Aaron John
Thanks Aaron for the awesome fabric find, it's so ama'Sing and we appreciate you pore-ing your energy into fabric hunting while in Singapore!
Here’s to appreciating things regardless of age… & to feeling good — because after all, it’s Friday!
-the Taaluma Team
Photos by Traveler Aaron John
Hey Toters, what’s Athen-in’?
Back in 2019, travelers Eileen and Lesley visited Athens, Greece. They loved it so much that they wanted to encourage you to visit “the city of the violet crown” someday too. If you ever get the chance to go to Athens,
…you Odyssey the Porch of the Caryatids on the north side of the Acropolis
Traveler Tim Gibson loves seeing new parts of the world. His latest ventures took him to the southwest of France.
From visiting his nephew high in the Pyrenees, to enjoying the glorious mountain views of the region, and to partaking in the spectacular French cuisine.
Traveler Harriet had a beret good time exploring France.
One of her favorite places was Sault, a small town in the heart of lavender country.
Here is what she had to Marseille about her visit:
"Sault is a small, charming, Provençal town with a lovely fabric shop—Un Air De Provence.