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Coopita Behind one brand’s plan to save craft skills by innovating with artisans

Coopita barkcloth clutch

Secondsguru in conversation with Naomi Jacob, co-founder of Coopita. Originally posted on Coopita.com. Have you ever walked down roads lined with colonial buildings and marvelled at their grandeur? Been awed by the medieval churches and their splendour? Given yourself a neck-sprain by gazing too long at Michelangelo’s ceiling at Sistine Chapel? Had a jaw drop when face-to-face with the pristine beauty of Taj Mahal? We all have our favourite relics, and need little convincing to …[Read more]

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Kristin Khor A yoga teacher who cares for planet Earth

kristin khor pure yoga yoga teacher singapore

Meet Kristin Khor, a yoga teacher. We sat with her for a conversation on her passions besides YOGA. These are- cooking, Game Of Thrones, her boyfriend and their dogs! Read along [or scroll down for the video] and along the way you will discover how she weaves an eco-friendly lifestyle into her day. The full-time instructor at Pure Yoga, Singapore gets to work on her Tokyobike, her preferred way of traveling about town. Her favorite …[Read more]

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Eco Travel 6 Reasons to Visit Mongolia – Glamping, Time Travel and More…

mongolia GER travel with kids

Our guest writer today is Meenakshi Sharma, the founder of DateFyx, a platform that lists and curates memorable experiences for couples for their date nights and special occasions. Meenakshi believes that sharing experiences helps us bond better and create memories that you can chew on when you need a pick-me-up. She has some great recommendations within Singapore for couples – stylized picnics, private yacht charter, mystery dining and pottery-making. DateFyx offers these and more such …[Read more]

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EcoBrands Purnama, a brand for sustainable accessories

rae amarullah co founder of purnama outreach

We sat down for an inspiring conversation with Rae Amarullah, the co-founder of Purnama,  an artisanal bags and accessories brand in Singapore. The business is a social enterprise, geared to make a meaningful and positive difference in the lives of women and children in Asia, by creating quality products that can be marketed to create livelihoods. We met her at her Haji Lane pop-up store, and as we surveyed the beautiful handicrafts on display, we …[Read more]