The #NousPouvonsEtre (#WeCanBe) Campaign

Back in September, as I was backpacking through Southern Peru, I received an email from Sportive Plus, asking me if I wanted to take part to the filming of a 4-clip campaign that would be launched before the holidays.READ MORE…

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Plus-Size Peru (And Why I Packed a Plaid Shirt) !

After 30 years of waiting, I finally went to Peru. First time I have heard of this country was through what became my favorite cartoon to this day, a French-Japan co-production titled “The Mysterious Cities of Gold” that was inspired by Scott O’Dell’s children historical novel “The King’s Fifth”. READ MORE…

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The Scrubba Wash Bag (Video Demo!)

For most backpackers, washing our clothes on the road is an essential part of traveling light. As a plus-size traveler, my clothes are bigger, so when I take off with just a carry-on luggage, I have to be quite creative and minimalist when it comes to my outfit choices! READ MORE…

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Ashlynn Chiffon Poncho by SWAK Designs

We hardly ever associate summer heat and ponchos, which are traditionally thick and warm (to be confirmed next September in Peru, haha!). But since last spring, it seems that the light version of this garment is one of the biggest trends for 2016 ! With a more relaxed cut than a traditional button shirt, yet more stylish than the polo or t-shirt, the poncho adds a little Bohemian touch to most outfits, without making it too sporty, but allowing full comfort and ease of movement. The Ashlynn Chiffon Poncho is SWAK Designs’ answer to this year’s trend. READ MORE…

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