Visit to Ta Phin village to learn more about the Red Dao’s embroidery techniques

Yesterday we visited Choa Thi’s home in the little village of Ta Phin. Choa Thi is one of the women we work with and has made some of the beautiful jackets we sell on Travelling Trader. (On our way to the little village of Ta Phin) It is said that the Red Dao people originated…

10 challenges of starting an online shop while travelling

I woke up this morning with about a million things running through my head, it feels like my brain is on overdrive most of the time, filled with stimulation, excitement, confusion, and lists of ‘things to do’. Starting your own business is something both incredibly exhilarating and terrifying all mixed in one. Sometimes you feel…