Alexa Firmenich is the co-founder of Atlas Unbound, a transformation leadership travel company focused on connecting entrepreneurs and influential leaders to innovate and learn from the wisdom of nature’s systems.
“Every trip back to Mexico City reveals a new layer, a richer culture, and a deeper perspective. I have yet to meet anyone who has ventured into this city, and returned home saying, “Mexico City… Nah, not for me.”
SZ Blockprints is an ethical fashion label based out of Jaipur, India. They partner with a multigenerational family printing studio based in the city using one of India’s oldest printing techniques to create ethical slow-fashion garments.
Ioana Todosia is the founder and one-woman show behind experiential travel company Comuna Travel, which she founded while based in Ottawa almost one year ago; its mission, succinctly articulated on the website’s home page, is “Explore the unknown to tell a different story.”
YES! It is safe to travel to Mexico City in 2018. Just as safe as it is to travel to Chicago, Toronto, London or Barcelona. So here's some personal insight I can share from my own experience travelling in Mexico City as a solo female traveler:
Originally from Santiago de Cuba and now calling Havana home, DJ Jigüe is on a mission to not only preserve but evolve AfroCuban music and culture through Cuba’s first independent AfroCuban music label.
Take a visual journey exploring the depths of Havana through this one-minute-long montage of footage documenting the electric vibe of this intoxicating city. Shot and edited in collaboration with Ottawa-based Zara Ansar.
Let yourself be moved, inspired and transported to the heat and vibrant beat of Cuba through an audio escape. Spotify playlist curated by our founder and inspired by new and old sounds coming out of Cuba.
If you want to go to Cuba "before it changes" you're already too late. Here's our insider guide on how to be part of the exciting change as it happens and experience the very best of this vibrant and culturally rich city.
We celebrated the launch of our website and experiential travel brand by throwing a party and hurricane recovery fundraiser in Ottawa that played off of our overall travel philosophy of embracing the unknown.