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Tips And Tricks Through Traveling Asia With This Millennial Adventure Expert
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27155
VENUE:
All Over Asia
LOCATION:
Asia
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Travel Advice + Tips
Travel Asia
Asia
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

We recently chatted with Ian Agrimis about point, miles and all things Europe. Lucky for you we snagged him for the scoop on his latest adventure through Asia. 

"My passion for traveling grew out of a profound love for aviation. I loved planes, airports and the whole traveling experience from the moment I started traveling by air at a very young age. Fast forward a number of years and I was in college in LA and could see all these big planes flying in to LAX from all over the world, I started thinking that I really needed to get onboard one of these magnificent machines and fly somewhere far outside the US border (which I had done, but it had been a long time). However, since I was in college and had limited funds for far flung international air travel, I discovered the ability to use credit cards to earn tons of miles and points which could be redeemed for aspirational travel experiences." says Ian. Fast forward again, after a number of successful trips financed almost entirely with miles, he was hooked. Couple the passion for traveling with a growing interest in video production, Ian started making videos each time he would go somewhere so that he could share those experiences with others. Documenting his experiences became second nature and sharing his tips and tricks eventually evolved into his new company, Capture Unlimited. Keep scrolling for the deets on of his latest adventure. 

Credits: Ian Agrimis

 


 

What prompted this trip?

Ian: This recent trip to Asia was prompted by a sudden realization that there would be a significant amount of time that everyone was free and that the next time that might be the case was unknown. A few calls to a travel agent confirmed space was available on this river boat during the same time everyone was free and the rest is history.

 

How to get more bang for your buck while traveling Asia

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Cape Town is Seriously Trending With This Cool Architectural Hotel Overlooking The Harbor
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27131
VENUE:
The Silo
LOCATION:
Cape Town
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Converted Grain Silo
Historic Luxury
Cape Town
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown



Known for its culinary crowd, art scene and easy access to wine country, Cape Town is a mecca for travelers looking to get an urban experience in South Aftrica. Making waves in the Cape Town hotel industry, the Silo Hotel is a new luxury waterfront hotel that sits above a contemporary museum. With cool architecture that dates back to the 1920s getting some very modern updates (hello, pillowy steel windows!), this spot just opened in March and is already trending worldwide.

Photography: The Silo

 

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A Frequent Flier's Pro Secrets to Saving Money With Travel Points
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27148
VENUE:
All Over Europe
LOCATION:
Europe
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Tips + Tricks
How To Use Your Air Miles + Points
European Vacation
REPORTER: The Venue Report

Allow us to introduce you to Ian Agrimis. A millennial traveler, adventure enthusiast AND a whiz when it comes to how to use his air miles and points to their fullest potential. Ian's travel experience originally came from years of working with Go Pro and using their products while on his excursions (seen below in most recent European adventure). Now, Ian specializes in helping others get the most bang for their buck using his very own trials, errors and successes. 

Obviously, we had to tap this mastermind's brain! And don't worry, if you are still a tad confused on how this all works, you are not alone. But you'll have to keep scrolling to see how you can get one-on-one custom assistance from the expert himself. 

 

GoPro Travel Experience: Switzerland and Prague Edition

Cover Image: Félix Bossé

 

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Experience The Coachella Valley Like Never Before At This Art Festival
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27133
VENUE:
Desert X
LOCATION:
Coachella Valley
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Living Art
Desert Mirage
Coachella Valley
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

There’s mystery to the desert. It’s so alien, so empty, so unruffled—and that’s exactly what makes it so keen for an art festival. With endless space and a strange sense of vast void, how could it not play as the perfect blank canvas for experimental minds? Such was the thought process behind Desert X.

The inland desert oases of Southern California make for the perfect showcase venue of contemporary artists. Palm Springs puts out the welcome mat and provides the charm, while the surrounding Coachella Valley operates as host for Desert X’s curated exhibition of site-specific work. The ongoing festival is scattered throughout town and valley, so it has all the makings of an assumedly more cultured scavenger hunt. While Desert X first opened its arms in February, it’s still going strong. In fact, the art festival doesn’t close up shop until the end of April. The installations are free to behold and there's no ticket necessary. However, your best stop to kicking off the artsy adventure is the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs. There, you can score a catalog and a map, along with the festival's merchandise and the artists' books.

Photography: Desert X

 

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This New Pretty In Pink Pop-Up Has All Of L.A. Talking
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27136
VENUE:
Sonix Pop-Up
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Trending Topic
L.A. Pop-Up
Sonix
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

We love and know Sonix as the uber cute, kitschy iphone case and accessory website... But what happens when they round up their squad of like-minded friends? Pop-up magic - that's what! Amongst the Sonix's product on Melrose is brands Ivy Kirzhner, Gorjana Jewelry, Emm Kuo, Bite Beauty and Stone Fox Swim. If the curated brand line-up isn't enough, the design team behind this pop-up made the entire space an instagrammable moment complete with a cherry blossom tree and swing dead-center in the middle of the shop and trending blush tones covering every wall. Sold? We thought so.

This pop-up is only lasting one more weekend so don't miss out. Shop the latest Spring ’17 collection at their exclusive FIRST EVER pop-up shop at 8017 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles 90046. Delivering up the details and dates behind this grand idea is Creative Director, Jillian Wheeler + PR Manager, Mallory Molinski. 

Photography by: Sonix

 

L.A.'s event and pop-up happening till April 2nd

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