My Best Investment This Christmas is Coming From An Old Friend Named Martha

It’s not often that I call my old friend Martha and ask her for some help. The girl can be a little too prissy for my taste but during the holidays we’re like BFFs. Christmas is right around the corner and rather than rush to the malls this weekend and try to buy things that no one will ever use, I’m going to hit the market with my copy of Martha Stewart’s holiday special magazine and make some gifts! The issue is $6.95, a small investment for loads of great inspirational ideas on everything from cookie and fudge recipes to how to package things just right so they actually look like real gifts. Skip the bird ornaments and the glittered silk flowers to the “gifts from the kitchen” section and you’ll find a plethora of gift ideas. I’m excited to actually try this out myself and then show you guys on theMET! And as I was searching through Martha’s website I found this modern gift wrapping paper that you can download and print:

So with a little help of Martha and our homeboy Michael, gift giving is going to be bit more personal this year!

December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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