Travel

Mindful Marketplaces

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty tired of the winter. As soon as February hits, I’m just about ready to travel to somewhere warm. Is anyone else in that same boat? Well, the timing is perfect because I’ll be taking a pretty intense international business trip later this month. I’m really excited to… Read More Mindful Marketplaces

Fashion, Travel

Valuing Women’s Work

In light of last week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), I thought I’d explore a subject that is very close to my heart – woman-owned businesses. This topic gets at the very raison d’etre of this blog. As you might have read in my ‘My Story’ page, I firmly believe in the transformative power of women… Read More Valuing Women’s Work

Fashion, Travel

Wrapped in Warmth

As you might have gathered from my post on incorporating more silk into my everyday life, I’m really into fabrics that feel good against the skin. I travel quite a lot for work, and over the past decade, I’ve probably spent weeks of my life sitting on planes. Given all of the traveling that I… Read More Wrapped in Warmth

Travel

The Responsible Tourist

Have you ever heard the phrase “development tourism” before? If you work in the international development sector, chances are that you are far too familiar with it. A “development tourist” is someone who visits a developing country (usually for a short period of time) with the stated purpose of “helping out”, but the personal gains… Read More The Responsible Tourist