17,151 Miles and Counting...

17,151 Miles and Counting...

November 14, 2014

The journey began in West Africa.  After crossing 8,005 miles of ocean, this crazy cotton landed in our hands in Virginia.  It went through the Taaluma transformation from international fabric to travel backpack, and became the Ivory Coast Tote. But the real mileage was yet to come...

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#12 on the Bucket List

#12 on the Bucket List

October 31, 2014

It was an 11pm start to the climb of a lifetime. 6 hours up one of Indonesia's highest and holiest volcanoes...

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Anything but Bland

Anything but Bland

October 10, 2014

When we think rice, we think plain, bland, and boring.  Like a side dish of white rice.

But in a land where there are 5 words for what we call "rice,"  it's obvious there's something more to it.

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Face Your Fear

Face Your Fear

September 26, 2014

Traveling can invoke some serious fears.

For some, it's flying in what could pass for a toy airplane...

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Lazy in Laos

Lazy in Laos

September 19, 2014

It's a fast paced world out there.

But in Laos, we took a slow boat, to a slow village...

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Taaluma Rouge

Taaluma Rouge

September 12, 2014

We're adding a new color to the crayon box.  So move over fire hydrant red, Taaluma Rouge is here to stay!

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A Better Way to Selfie

A Better Way to Selfie

September 05, 2014

There is a better way to selfie.  It's all about the angle, knowing your good side, and most importantly...the backdrop. 

When trekking through the rice fields of Vietnam...

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Totes for Two

Totes for Two

August 29, 2014

Many things in life are better in twos--and totin' is just the same.

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Special Delivery!

Special Delivery!

August 22, 2014

In a world of cargo ships and overnight airmail, we deliver your fabric a little differently.

From hitching a ride in the back of a truck,

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Taste of Thailand

Taste of Thailand

August 15, 2014

The Thailand Tote has taken off!  As one of our most well traveled totes, we wanted to share a handful of it's best travel moments.

From totin' through endless green fields in Ireland...

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Meet the Maker

Meet the Maker

August 08, 2014

We came across a mid-week Feel Good surprise when checking in with our manufacturing team this week. Dorothy, a member of the Taaluma-Team since day 1...

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It's Not Too Late!

It's Not Too Late!

August 01, 2014

Today is the FIRST day of the last month of summer!  We tell you this not to get you down, but instead to get you up while the sun is out, the fruit is tasty and festivals are in full swing!

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