Creatrice Mondial

A Hat Full of Tricks

By On December 16, 2014

What happens when you blow on a dandelion? If you blow hard enough, all the seeds scatter in the breeze. Each of the little white fluffs goes on to to set up… Read More

Koh Samui

Living Vicariously in Koh Samui

By On December 12, 2014

I’ve been living vicariously these days. Since my New Zealand adventure came to a close and I’ve been (gasp!) confined to my home country, I’ve been traveling the most economical way possible…… Read More

natural fibre
Art + Culture

The Touch of Natural Fibre

By On December 10, 2014

Go ahead… touch me. You must listen. It’s simply begging you to run your fingers through… to feel its softness between your toes. It practically screams quality. It’s natural fibre at its… Read More

Art + Culture

Holiday Gift Guide for the Globally Minded

By On December 8, 2014

It’s that time of year again… you know the one. When half the population goes all out buying everyone they know gifts while the other half laments the dire circumstances in which… Read More


Dreaming of Luxury with UZvillas

By On December 3, 2014

“Welcome, Ms. Hayes!” The tone of the greeting is as warm as the sea breeze on my skin. The color palette consists of radiant shades of blue, green and white. In the… Read More

Who travels

Why You Should Hire a Girl (or Guy) Who Travels

By On December 1, 2014

It’s the scenario we all dread. You’re sitting at a very professional looking table, a very professional looking person directly opposite you, and you’re dressed in very professional looking attire (or so you… Read More

Ilene Squire
People Who Inspire

A Conversation with Ilene Squires, Photographer

By On November 10, 2014

I’m in love with the concept of it. The initial set up, focus, and then click of the camera. And then poof!, out pops a gorgeously curated, perfectly captured image. Of course,… Read More

distant dreamer

A Letter to A Distant Dreamer

By On November 4, 2014

Dear Wandering Soul, You’ve drifted a long ways. All the way from the coast of Florida to the shores of Auckland, New Zealand. You’ve stepped off the plane, taken a look around,… Read More


Overcoming Adventure Envy

By On October 24, 2014

You know that feeling. The one you get in the pit of your stomach, usually brought on by a glimpse of something spectacular: a tropical beach, a medieval castle, a hidden temple,… Read More