Nature | Antarctica
Avid traveler and explorer Andrew Wellman takes us on an expedition to the southernmost place on Earth
City | Kyoto
While visiting Kyoto, Braden Timm discovers an exquisite metropolis full of gorgeous temples and immaculate gardens
World | The Balkans and Beyond
On a return trip to Europe, Rose Selby immerses herself in the culture of The Balkans, visiting a number of intriguing countries
Art | By Bella Designs
Artist Anita Meades shares what inspires her to create a stunning collection of modern tapestries and colorful weavings
Writing | Wake Up & Other Poems
Surrealist poetry by Ian Arnold is paired with striking infrared photography by Rhett Pritchard
Photography | From Above
Drone photographer Will Cheyney takes his camera to the skies as we showcase some of his best images from above
Self | Leaving Babylon
A personal essay by Michael Ploetz about growing up gay, Queer as Folk, sexual freedom, and what to do when your lover doesn’t want to commit
Design | Moody Cabin Girl
Cabin-lover Gina Valente takes us into the woods as she stays in well-designed cozy retreats that accentuate their natural surroundings
Society | The Bubble
Gregory Cioffi analyzes the reasons why society is built upon people placing themselves in one bubble after the other in this thought-provoking essay
Andrew Wellman is an American traveler with a passion for the outdoors, photography, and proper flat whites from Melbourne style cafes. You can find Andrew in New Zealand, where he recently moved.
Will Cheyney is an award-winning Design Director with more than fourteen years’ experience under his belt. Having been a team member at companies like DF London and Poke, Will has worked in everything from advertising to web design to mobile apps and flying cameras. He lives in London, UK.
Braden Timm is a Seattle native with a day job in tech and a passion for landscape photography. Armed with a Nikon D750, you can usually find him hiking in the Pacific Northwest on weekends or trekking in a National Park near you.
Ian Arnold is a poet, writer, musician, and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. He has avidly practiced yoga/meditation since 2011, and much of his creative work is inspired by this transformative practice. He is currently working on a new music project and a longer-form written work.
Gina Valente lives in Ferndale, Michigan and runs the cabin blog, Moody Cabin Girl. She has a love for unique dwellings, adventures, and all things whimsical. When not running around renting cabins, she is trying new restaurants in the Detroit area and posting about them on her Instagram account, Girls Gone Hungry.
Gregory Cioffi is a professional actor, director, and published writer. Born and raised in New York, he has degrees in English Education, English Writing, and Theatre Acting. A playwright and short story writer, Gregory has had some of his plays produced, and many short stories published.
Maku Latua is a graphic designer and visual artist from Ulm, Germany. Since completing her graphic design studies, she works in the field of design, corporate identity, and printing. She usually spends her free time creating new visual worlds in the form of collages, often being inspired by everyday absurdities.
Rhett Pritchard is a photographer and writer based in Southern Louisiana. He is a Gifted and Talented teacher by day, but specializes in experimental and abstract photography in his free time. Currently, he is working on two different photography books, several novels, a poetry anthology, and even a children's book.
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