Celebrate Earth Day with Jicaro Ecolodge

In celebration of Earth Day, join the awakening consciousness – a collective movement in channeling human energy toward environmental issues. Share how you will be apart of the sustainable movement and be a more eco-friendly traveler this year to enter & win our grand prize, a four night complimentary stay at the sustainably luxe Jicaro Ecolodge for two people!

Located on a private island in the Granada Isletas of Lake Nicaragua, Jicaro Ecolodge is one of Nicaragua’s best hotels just a short boat ride from the colonial town of Granada with spectacular views of the Mombacho Volcano across the lake. Built entirely from timber reclaimed from trees blown down by hurricane Felix, the buildings and furniture are made of tropical hardwoods which provide a solid and beautiful environment in harmony with the natural setting.

The Grand Prize (Total Value: $2,000 USD)

+ 4 night stay for 2 people at Jicaro Ecolodge located on Lake Nicaragua
+ Complimentary world-class cuisine with beverage included
+ Youth To The People skinscare set for youthful, healthy skin you need to face the world
+ VSSL Supplies Kit: Outdoor gear for short-term excursions

Rules of Entry:

  1. Share how you will be an an eco-conscious traveler this year by posting a photo from your travels on your Instagram account, caption the photo with your resolution, tag @electrifymag @jicaroisland and use hashtags: #ElectrifyLovesJicaro #ELECTRIFYtravels.
  2. Complete the entry form below
  3. Make sure your entry on Instagram post is public so we can see
  4. Follow Electrify Mag on Facebook & Instagram


BONUS! (optional for an additional 5 entries)
Share a photo of your Electrify Mag Volume 01 hardcopy on Instagram in a creative way! Purchase our print volume here. Whether you’re reading “Global Generation” at a local coffee shop or in a camper van around the One Ring Road in Iceland, we want to see where you are taking us! Be sure to use the hashtags: #ElectrifyLovesJicaro #ELECTRIFYtravels. Peek some examples below:


Terms & ConditionsEntrants must be at least 21 years old. We will contact the winner by email and announce on Facebook and Instagram. The contest opens on April 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT. The contest closes on May 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM EDT. A winner will be selected by Team Electrify on May 16, 2016. Winners can claim the prize between August 20 – December 20, 2016 (black-out Thanksgiving week and holiday dates). The grand prize does not include airfare or ground transportation to Jicaro Ecolodge.

W Hotel Hong Kong

Swing into the year of the monkey with W Hotel Hong Kong and celebrate the coming Chinese New Year at Sing Yin Cantonese Dining, Woobar and Kitchen. From February 8th to February 22nd, Sing Yin’s friendly team is waiting to welcome you with a special set menu for lunch or dinner, including some exclusive CNY dishes for the New Year festivities. Freshly imported from Canada, the scallops with cordyceps flower and elm fungus are flavorsome, with a firm, fleshy texture. Traditional Chinese delicacies cordyceps flower and elm fungus are added in to enhance the rich taste. Chinese Executive Chef Raymond also recommends the baked crab shell stuffed with crab meat, onion, mushroom and cheese, braised goose web with sea moss and black mushroom and more.

From January 2nd to February 29th, 2016, surround yourself with the Chinese colors of luck and prosperity at Woobar! Spoil yourself with our red-and-gold tea set plus buffet-style section of afternoon delights. Learn more at hongkong.com/en/kitchen.

WOOBAR - Afternoon Tea Set 3

WOOBAR - Afternoon Tea Set 2

Sing Yin Cantonese Dining - Sauteed Scallops with Cordyceps Flower and Elm Fungus

WOOBAR - Afternoon Tea Set

Editorial: ‘Desert 24’ by Neil Aline

We bring you our latest editorial captured on 35mm film by New York-based photographer Neil Aline featuring Oh La. Neil has a uniquely playful aesthetic that ranges from documenting nightlife debauchery to moments in time throughout his travels. This story is a collection of intimate interactions on a journey through California that make us remember the beauty of spontaneity.

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