Being from Guatemala, I know first hand the kind of struggle that people living in my home country face everyday. Hiptipico is a socially conscious online store, buying goods from Guatemalan artisans at fair prices, and distributing them to the rest of the world. Retail therapy has its perks.
Muxxi is an illustrator and graphic designer from Guatemala City. Her work depicts imaginary creatures and surrealistic worlds. Ever since I discovered Muxxi’s work around a year ago, I have been hooked. Her beautifully composed arrangements of characters, colour, and shape take you to a fanciful world that you will rarely want to step out of.
Bird-flu epidemic aside, I’ve found that no matter where you are in the world — from Peru to Paris — there’ll always be chicken on the menu. And while I’ve eaten plenty of chook over the years, I think I recently found my favourite — in a small, family-run restaurant called Los Peches on the [...]