It’s important to have heroes. Heroes nurture our souls with their wisdom and bravery, and provide clarity in an overly complicated world.
Over the holidays, our editor-at-large Eric Kvatek went sniffing for goodness in Austin, to bring you this funnest list of his favourite hangouts in Texas\' colourful capital. Come on a ride through the sunny city with us, stopping along the way for the most important things like breakfast tacos at \'Juan in a Million\', digging up military surplus, a dive bar with 365 days a year Christmas decorations, and a show at Continental Club.
Introducing a brand new segment to Ponytail Journal, Ponytail Culture Club, where we review specially selected films, novels, podcasts, and art that have been curated just for you. Kick off is the raddest kung fu film, ’Deadly China Doll’ starring our martial arts hero, Angela Mao.
Our pal and editor-at-large Eric Kvatek takes us on a tour of London with his buddy Kiro to show us how to experience the city from all angles. Expect all the best vintage, tasties and colourful people who make London the super fun capital that it is so proud to be. What a trip!
Saigon is a hustling and bustling city that is full of entrepreneurial spirit. The coffee fuelled hub is loud and chaotic but this is all part of the charm that takes you on an adventure every trip. Lauren shares her ultimate 48 hours in the wild and wonderful city.
This is an exploration of that yucky business called anxiety and how to set yourself on a beautiful, yet mysterious pathway to self exploration with yoga. Ponytail friend and yogi Yuki Matsui will guide you through a sun salutation: the start-line to the most powerful tool to self recognition, and self acceptance.
There’s something about Japan’s geography that lends itself to the world of fantasy. If the snowcapped peaks of Takayama are akin to the north wall in A Game of Thrones, then Kyushu is something like the stretch of land between Rivendell and Mordor, with its fantastical floating waterfalls and spewing volcanoes. This week on the journal, we’ll zip across Kyushu from the jagged cliffs of Takachiho gorge to the southern coast where the sea meets the sky, to see if we can find a little bit of magic to bring back home.
For almost all of us, being present is one of life’s great challenges. Today Lauren tries to compartmentalise our demons of the past and future, so to catch the sweet smell of nowness at its freshest moment.
Get to know your blues in the mountainous Dong village of Guizhou with Songyi, as she takes you through their tradition of indigo dyeing.
Our gal Songyi Yan has laid down paving for the ultimate skate around Paris, treats, spectacles, and digs included. Roll up!
We bring you our five favourite sensory sensations that will lift you to the heavens while the flowers make sweet love.