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.
We have buddied up with Pronto Denim who are screening a very special Japanese denim documentary, "Weaving Shibusa", offering a limited number of tickets for you to watch this film at Bangkok’s iconic picture theatre, Scala this Saturday 18th. Here’s how you can score a ticket.
Today Ponytail Journal would like to proudly introduce an extraordinary woman the only women in the French Foreign Legion, Susan Travers. She inspires us muchly.
We are so proud to present our latest audio release by French producer and beat maker Onra, who has carefully curated the funnest tunes possible for Ponytail Journal. Set yourself up for a colourful mix of spicy, fragrant, and sweet tunes that inspire a little bit of psychedelia into our Universe.
We are kicking off the new year with our kick-start guide to composting, the most rewarding thing you can set up for your home.
Come on a wild ride with Eric and Kiro through their favourite digs, eats, party times, and treats of the big apple.
Listen to the saltiest sound waves along the internet, our mix in preparation for the Zombie apocalypse. Bolt up your doors and press play for 100% happy place enjoyment, featuring a few old favourites and some Ponytail pals in the mix for extra goodness.
An ’Exit Strategy’, by definition is a pre-planned means of extricating oneself from a situation that is likely to become difficult or unpleasant. Being a step ahead of the crowd will always keep your head above the clouds, and that’s why we’ve prepared some food for thought for your zombie apocalypse escape.