Australia Wildfire Relief

Australia Wildfire Relief

January 15, 2020

Last week, we attempted something we have never done before. 

We asked for help to support a cause that was outside our traditional microloan program.

Learning of the devastating impacts of the Australia bush fires, we wanted to personally help. We turned to our community to amplify our efforts.

And you did not disappoint.

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Naan place better

Naan place better

January 10, 2020

When we asked Traveler Leonore what her favorite thing about exploring a new place was, her response was: the people.

“Because I travel often for work, I have the added opportunity to really meet people in their every day life. This is what I love the most.”

And that didn’t change on her trip to Chennai, India where her husband is from.

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In Liberia, you know I’m Ghana be

In Liberia, you know I’m Ghana be

January 03, 2020

Traveler Karen fell in love with the people and culture of West Africa while living in Ghana for several years as a teacher. Since then, she has traveled to several countries in West Africa to see new places, meet new people, and find new fabrics.

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I spy with my little Thai 👁️

I spy with my little Thai 👁️

December 27, 2019

"I wandered deeper and deeper into the narrow maze and my eyes were dazzled by the choice. Thailand is known for its silk, but I zeroed in on many bolts of wild tropical cotton prints. In the end, I picked an ultra-colorful length, with scarlet hibiscus flowers." —Tim Gibson

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Fresh off the Loom-pia

Fresh off the Loom-pia

December 20, 2019

Rebecca Wong hadn’t traveled in nearly 20 years, but a recent trip to the Philippines broke that streak and has left her coco-nuts about traveling the world.

Vowing to sea more of the world, she boarded a plane headed strait for the Philippines, which is known for its many islands, its biodiversity, its beautiful beaches, and for produce-ing lots of fruits and veggies. From bananas to pineapples to papayas, its a place loaded with a whole bunch of vitamin-sea!

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Tuk-Tuk Goose

Tuk-Tuk Goose

December 13, 2019

Colombo, Sri Lanka, is a cool place. If you don’t know where it is and you own an iPhone, have S-i-ri Lanka it up for you.

Colombo is an extremely busy city, as Traveler Aaron John discovered. 

From dodging tuk-tuks.

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Palau

Island-ed at this tiny island

December 06, 2019

With Christmas quickly approaching, we have a new (Limited Edition) release that would make a unique, “Santa-mental” gift for your closest traveler friend.  

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Sinterklaas is Coming to Town…

Sinterklaas is Coming to Town…

November 29, 2019

"Amsterdam, with its arched canals and unique roofline is a city like no other."

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To Say

To Say "Thanks", We Are "Giving"...

November 28, 2019

As a holiday focused on giving thanks, we wanted to feature a Sri Lankan man that is the Sri’l "Thanksgiving" deal. 

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The Whole Hawaii’de World

The Whole Hawaii’de World

November 22, 2019

With a father stationed in Pearl Harbor, the Bretz family of 7 was ready to get the lei of a new land and packed their things for a life on the island of Oahu…

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Lao'd and Clear

Lao'd and Clear

November 15, 2019

Sometimes in life you experience a perfect moment. A moment you wouldn’t change a single thing about. A moment that becomes a memory that seems to only strengthen with time. When you think about it, the smells, the sounds and the feelings remain Lao’d and clear.

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Home Away from Home

Home Away from Home

November 01, 2019

"Every time, as I am stepping off the plane in Uganda, I get this overwhelming feeling that my soul is at home."

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