The following is an excerpt from Gab’s journal. June 17, 2017. Day 214. LAOS En Route: Unknown location – Ban Nangio I slump down, exhausted after this morning’s hike over rough terrain. I look down at my weighted boots, cracked mud drying quickly in the heat. I should try to scrape off some of the … More Another Day in the Life
If you’ve read Part 1 of this epic life changing 2 part series (too much of a hard sell?) you’re now equipped with an arsenal of fun probing questions that will help you investigate your favourite brands. In Part 2 I’m going to address how you go about asking brands these fun probing questions. You … More How to be a fashion detective – Part 2: How do I contact the brand?
Not only has this project given us the opportunity to meet some incredible humans in real life, it has also allowed us to connect with a whole bunch of people through social media. … More Humans are Great – Sarah
On one of our last days in Thailand, before we crossed the border into Laos, we had planned to stay at a temple that Google Maps told us was in one of the villages. As per some of our other experiences in Northern Thailand, this was not really a thing we could do. However, the … More Humans are Great – Strangers Part 3
Ethical fashion type people (including us) are always telling you to ask questions about where your clothes come from. We’re rather bossy like that. We say that asking questions lets the brands know that you care about the who and the how behind the clothes and it helps you to decide whether or not you … More How to be a fashion detective 🕵 – Part 1: What questions should I ask?
Aunt Tanya met us on the side of a road and took us under her wing. … More Humans are Great – Aunt Tanya
Can consumerism ever really be “ethical”? … More Ethical Consumerism is an Oxymoron
First day in Thailand and we are welcomed by the coolest women! … More Humans are Great – Goy and Niichanan
The epic five day hike from Hongsa to Luang Prabang really tested us. There was mud, cold noodles, more mud, communal showering, mountains upon mountains and lots of mud. The road was under construction in a big way and was barely passable. You may have heard Gab talk about how I nearly drowned in mud … More Humans Are Great – Strangers Part 2
Early on our travels through Thailand we were lucky enough to stay with Bouy and the Tulachom family. We were couch surfing again and Gab and I were amazed by the warm welcome we received from complete strangers. Bouy, his wife Chang and their two daughters Pehwah and Ping Ping picked us up in their … More Humans are Great – Tulachom Family