IN PHOTOS: A step-by-step guide to the Wonderfruit experience in Pattaya, Thailand

The Wonderfruit Festival in Pattaya, Thailand, is the first lifestyle festival in Asia. Locals and foreign backpackers are usually what make up the crowd, with a few families also joining in on the fun. The best thing about Wonderfruit is that it offers something for everyone. You like hiphop with a twist of Scotland? They have Young Fathers in the line-up. Not into Thai food? Try Morimoto for some Japanese. Looking for something to entertain the kids? Sign them up for some Photography Walk. All these – the food, the music, and the workshops – are bind by sustainability and love for ecology.

It was my first time to attend last February this year, and the experience has been nothing but amazing. Wonderfruit is opening its gates again this December, and if you’re thinking of going, here are the basics:

Continue reading “IN PHOTOS: A step-by-step guide to the Wonderfruit experience in Pattaya, Thailand”

The unapologetic philosophy of Jess Connelly

cerezo-2016-3960
Photo by Anna Cerezo

When I met Jessica Connelly in an isolated office somewhere in Magallanes, she was the same person I exactly imagined from her Instagram feed. Her hair brushed up, her face contoured but not heavily made up, with just the right shade of rose gold painted on her lips. She was wearing a shirt thrice the normal size for her built, the word ‘dime’ written on it. It was partnered with baggy pants, high-cut pink Converse sneakers, and a Gucci clutch bag with a strap.

It was clearly an unflattering outfit, and may look distasteful for some, but with Connelly’s face and confidence, the whole ensemble weirdly, just, fits.

Continue reading “The unapologetic philosophy of Jess Connelly”