Why We Donate To Konojel Community Centre

We were greeted by forty boisterous kids from ages four to fourteen, enjoying a plate of nutritious food, sneaking curious glances and giggles at us "gringos".

We were hooked. And from that day in, for the next seven months, we visited Konojel five days a week.  We got to know each and every one of the kids and they, in turn, got to know us, thanks to our slowly progressing Spanish (often the catalyst for many giggles!)

Read More

Our Top Tips to Ease The Effects Of Jet Lag

Luke and I are fortunate to travel often, sourcing textiles from all over Latin America for our beautiful Akasha collections... but it's not all wanderlust and Corona's by the beach, we have become well versed in the perils of jet lag! In collaboration with Tuck, we've put together a guide to help you ease the effects of jet lag! 

Read More

AKASHA'S Travel Guide To San Marcos, Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Having spent so much time in Guatemala, Luke and I are always slightly embarrassed when people ask us for travel tips, because we've really never left Lake Atitlan! We are just so entranced with the magic of the Lake that we've never felt compelled to explore further. So here is our guide to getting the most out of your stay around Lake Atitlan (be warned, you may never want to leave!).

Read More