"Amsterdam, with its arched canals and unique roofline is a city like no other."
"It has the energy and hustle of New York, but with a certain “old world” fairytale quality. Tall and slender, with infinite windows, its waterfront homes and businesses are a study in geometric shapes."
"That is why, when I saw this fabric featuring those very homes, I knew I had to have it. With bolt in arms, we headed back toward the Metro, but couldn’t leave without first buying a freshly made stroopwafel, warm with sticky melting caramel. Checking the fabric and stroopwafel off my bucket list we boarded the tram!" —Traveler Cathy Hoodak
Thanks to Traveler Cathy and her sister making the gouda list this year, Sinterklaas is coming to town…
With fabric from this majestic Nether-Nether land.
Here’s to ho ho ho’ping for a magical holiday season ahead of you and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
PS. To give our thanks this holiday season, we are micro loaning 100% of profits this Black Friday—connecting with more farmers and small business owners around the globe!
Photos: (1-3) Amsterdam canals by Traveler Cathy Hoodak. (4) Fabric shopping in Amsterdam by Traveler Cathy Hoodak. (5-6) Stroopwafel experience in Amsterdam by Traveler Cathy Hoodak. (7) Arrival of Sinterklass in the Netherlands by Traveler Sandie Stanzione).
Hey Toters, what’s Athen-in’?
Back in 2019, travelers Eileen and Lesley visited Athens, Greece. They loved it so much that they wanted to encourage you to visit “the city of the violet crown” someday too. If you ever get the chance to go to Athens,
…you Odyssey the Porch of the Caryatids on the north side of the Acropolis
Traveler Tim Gibson loves seeing new parts of the world. His latest ventures took him to the southwest of France.
From visiting his nephew high in the Pyrenees, to enjoying the glorious mountain views of the region, and to partaking in the spectacular French cuisine.
"Singapore is a country where old and new exist side-by-side.
From walking downtown through the streets lined with gleaming skyscrapers, to stumbling upon temples that are over a hundred years old, and to discovering a carefully preserved city block of traditional shop-fronts that date back to colonial days.