Boats, Bikes, Hikes and Beyond

Boats, Bikes, Hikes and Beyond

May 16, 2014

The totes have been put to the ultimate test.  One week.  Two totes.  And three challenges.

From boating 2 days down the Mekong River...

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Dream Team

Dream Team

May 02, 2014

The time has come to introduce the rest of the team behind Taaluma... The brains and the brawn behind SO much of what we do.  The Taaluma Team is quickly becoming the dream team, and it's safe to say, the sky is the limit!

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What a Buddhaful Day

What a Buddhaful Day

April 25, 2014

It’s safe to say that Taaluma Totes are wacky.  We’re always on the prowl for the craziest fabrics to represent each country.  This week, we're highlighting a fabric that might look more ordinary at first glance.  Look deeper though and you'll find it's extraordinarily OUT of the ordinary.

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No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

April 18, 2014

We've been looking forward to this day for quite a while now.  A tote has finally returned to its motherland.  Adrienne rocked her Uganda tote in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park:

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On the Pursuit of Happiness

On the Pursuit of Happiness

April 11, 2014

A Taaluma traveler ventured through Sri Lanka, and captured her totin' journey all along the way.  Enjoy this collection of photos through this b-e-a-utiful country!

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The Thrill of the Hunt

The Thrill of the Hunt

March 14, 2014

The hunt began in the small alleys of the Ho Chi Minh fabric market. Through a combination of broken English and body language, we had decided on our fabric.

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Loans that Change Lives

Loans that Change Lives

February 27, 2014

Meet Besian.

Besian is a Kenyan farmer.  With 5 years of farming experience, she is using her microloan to improve the upcoming season's yield.

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It's Moments Like These...

It's Moments Like These...

February 20, 2014

Some call it 'bliss,' others 'cloud 9.'  Those moments where everything seems right.  There is nothing you would change, your worries seems minor, your stresses disappear, and you feel right.

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Thailand Lovin'

Thailand Lovin'

February 14, 2014

It doesn't have to be Valentine's Day to feel the love in Thailand.  Friendly favors and random acts of kindness are just the norm here...As they should be!  Meet a few of the Thai folks we've run into...

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Taaluma Thailand Bound

Taaluma Thailand Bound

January 30, 2014

For those of you wondering, "Where in the WORLD did the Feel Good Friday's go (and Carmen San Diego)", we are back and in action!  We've journeyed to Southeast Asia, on the hunt for new fabric, food and Feel Good moments.

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Sneak Peek of Taaluma 2014

Sneak Peek of Taaluma 2014

December 31, 2013

The New Year brings new adventures here at Taaluma Totes.  We are off to Southeast Asia to seek out more unique textiles from deep within the hills of Laos, to the busy markets of Indonesia, starting with Chiang Mai, Thailand!  What better way to explore new lands than to do it with a bucket list!

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Thanks to YOU!

Thanks to YOU!

December 13, 2013

To date, your totes are impacting the lives of 63 microentrepreneurs around the world!  From Gung in Indonesia, using a microloan to expand his passion in the arts...

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