A Colorful Retreat: 72 Hours in the Hudson Valley

The Catskills and Hudson Valley have long been the go-to summer destinations for New Yorkers seeking refuge from the heat. It is no surprise given the region’s natural beauty, rustic-meets-modern hospitality and plethora of locally-sourced fine dining options. Small towns rich with American history teem with contemporary creativity as many New Yorkers have relocated upstate…

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Fashion, Food and Fads with Chillhouse’s Cyndi Ramirez

If you are looking for inspiration to start your own business, look no further than Cyndi Ramirez. The NYC-based entrepreneur began her career with a fashion and culinary-focused blog, Taste the Style. Once it gained a loyal following, Ramirez continued to let chaos fuel her work, by entering into yet another collaboration of two parallels with her latest venture, Chillhouse.

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Exploring the Ancient and Unexpected: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The first thing that caught my eye in Yogyakarta–one of Java, Indonesia’s largest cities, known locally as Jogja–was its brilliantly eclectic nature; the people, architecture, food, and culture are fascinatingly varied. This seemingly endless diversity is a modern reflection of Indonesia’s deeply layered history and makes for a thrilling place to explore for the unexpected.…

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