Writer and Editor covering all things lifestyle and travel. Meeter of deadlines. Story hunter. Gem to work with. I use creative editorial and content campaigns to grow brands' online presence.
There’s a lot of noise surrounding voluntourism – some of it positive, most far from it. Commentary is right to be skeptical. After all, the billion-dollar volunteer tourism industry has its fair share of issues. The general premise is pretty simple: travellers (vastly white travellers) take off for a few days, weeks or months to volunteer in less privileged countries. In turn, they see a side of the world they haven’t been exposed to before.
Not a bad idea, hey? Unfortunately travellers’ goo...
David Bowie is …
– there are many ways to complete this sentence. The touring exhibition of the same name dedicated to Bowie’s artistry – his music, costumes, sketches, stage props and videos – gives plenty of possibles.
Are the days of diversity struggle in the fashion industry behind us? Not quite, but we’re seeing improvements. More designers from the east are rising up in the fashion ranks than ever before, with pieces to inspire, surprise and (fervently) covet.
A little writer-presenter combo. Check out my first brush as a presenter for isango!, where I experience (and later wrote about) one of the company's tours: a 2CV drive around Paris. Check out the film and my product write-up here.
Forget cherry blossom motifs, Asia’s cultural principles are influencing modern bathroom designs in far deeper ways. More than ever, designers are looking to the Eastern values of simplicity, balance and connection to nature to create calming retreats in our homes, just when we need it most.
A few days after the bar's big win, we chat all things Dandelyan with Mr. Lyan himself.
You’ll be talking about your stay in these hotels long after you check out.
What makes a great apartment? Furniture, we’d argue, plays a big part. Here the leaders in interior, product and industrial design share their canons for apartment furniture design.
As the head of online for the publication, I developed Australian Country magazine's email marketing strategy - devising the designs from scratch, creating compelling content that generated high click-through rates, liasing with relevant advertisers and the publisher, and driving the subscriber list to the thousands month on month.