— O f f  T h e  W e l l
W o r n  P a t h —

 Asher Pacey with Rhythm 
 From Desillusion Magazine 

 Soak up the pleasures of the less travelled roads and waves of the East Coast of Australia. Seek some serious downtime, catch a fish for dinner, and take a ride with Asher as he savours his varied quiver of surf weapons…

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S I B E L L A  C O U R T
is an Interior Stylist,  Product Designer,  Historian,  an Author of several Publications,  a Globetrotter.
She is a Creative Inspirer,  Gypsy Collector,  self proclaimed Pirate as well as many other slash this and that’s — simply a girl of countless talents.
Her love for Byron Bay and a desire to learn to surf,  bought her to this very stylish collaboration with McTavish Surfboards.

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Wow….

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Zulu & Zephyr x Purienne for Spring ’14

Z and Z have really got us gaga over their new
‘Cape Town’ Collection.

Collaborating with iconic photographer
Purienne
Zulu & Zephyr take us to the Coast of Cape Town –

where the sun is warm, the ocean is misty
and the beach is vibrant..☟

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D A W N
W O L F D R E A M E R

her name is mystical and wild, conjuring up the image of a spirit on the roam; free to stray.

Chrystal Dawn Fitzgerald has wandered all over this Earth. Originally from the Big Island of Hawaii, she now lives in Byron Bay, the easternmost point of mainland Australia. ☟

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J A L A N  J A L A N
K A W A N  K A W A N

translation [Indonesian ➵ English]

‘When I Walk With My Friends’

Possibly the best 3 minutes of my life I have given, to the time sucking sport of pushing the Play button.
K A S S I A  M E A D O R
&   H E R   F R I E N D S 

 The soul, fun and simple pleasures in life oozes from these frames, shot by DEUS.
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heather-headshot-287x300Heather Goldman of
Heather Benjamin Jewelry

This story encourages you to follow your heart; be lustful for adventure, life experiences, and how to combine your passions with work and at the same time, travel the world…

We are chatting to our friend Heather Goldman, Founder/Creator behind the
beautiful and unique designs that 

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are famous for. Heather is currently located in Santa Monica L.A. and manufactures her jewelry in Bali, Indonesia.

This is Heather’s story 
— ‘Not So Ordinary Citizens’ interview —

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Heather Goldman is a close personal friend
and talented jewelry designer from Santa Monica LA
for her brand

H E A T H E R     E N J A M I N
J E W E L R Y
Heather is a creator of exquisite pieces which are handcrafted using fossils, minerals and gemstones reminiscent of the sea. She also works with silver, gold & yellow bronze made into unexpected, organic shapes. Inspired by coastal cultures, rituals and symbols, her unique pieces carry with them the beauty and mystery of the ocean and earth’s basic elements..

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The Ocean Collection
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I S L A N D  L I F E 

With this much beauty all around us, we are truly grateful to be part of daily life in this sea-side Village.

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From the Sandy Isles of East Indonesia >> 
Palm Trees and silky white sand beaches,
as far as the eye can see..
stunningly beautiful.. and not to mention
the reefs.. waves for days

S L I M   A A R O N S 
His name conjures up images of glamour.

His archive of photography
{enough to fill up 4 coffee table books,  capturing pure indulgent wanderlust}
define that legendary class known as
“The Beautiful People”.

He said it himself —
“Attractive people,  doing attractive things,  in attractive places”
Slim Aarons mantra

He kinda sells you on it,  right there.. but incase you need to see to believe —
Showcasing what “The Beautiful People” will be wearing on the beaches this Summer,  in their idyllic video filmed on Hamilton Island,  featuring the unique swimwear collection
by
  WE ARE HANDSOME  |  The Catalyst 2014
inspired by Slim Aarons.. ☟

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We have fallen in love with the concept of new film
 S p i r i t  o f
A k a s h a 

celebrating 40 years since the
release of cult surf film
M O R N I N G  of the
E A R T H
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“We are all one child spinning through Mother Sky” an American Indian Proverb, Shawnee

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Rated highest on HC Instagram this week
Have you met ‘We Are 365’ ?

One of the stunning sisters: Mira and Thilda who are :
“We Are 365”
www.weare365.com pictured at Minyon Falls NSW, not far out of Byron Bay.
We love these little ladies so much we will be regularly featuring some of their travelling stories and photo’s…if you’d like to see more…you can Follow them too, on Instagram @weare365

The H A N D S O M E
C O L L E C T I V E  

a n  I S L A N D  H O M E

“All great changes are preceded by chaos”
Deepak Chopra said.
This is exactly how it was for us as we seized the opportunity to lead a more simple and fulfilling existence in Bali..

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IMG_4472Yoga in Bali – Desa Seni – Yogathon

Desa Seni held their fourth annual ‘Celebration of Life’ 12 hour yogathon this last Sunday in Canggu Bali. The event was organised with precision and their staff worked tirelessly to keep the sanctuary that is Desa Seni tidy, with never-ending mountains of coconuts being macheted open, and table-laden bowls of healthy food offered at lunchtime..
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S T A I R W A Y
T O
H E A V E N
Bingin Beach Bukit Peninsula Bali

StairwayToHeaven.HandsomeCitizensThe Many Steps of Bingin, so worth the journey down to the beach mecca below.
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“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.”
– Lao Tzu
Image by Jeff Divine : E Bay, Mentawai’s, Sumatra, Indonesia 2001 :
Jeff Divine Surf Photographer website here

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Yesterday we were invited to
M I C K ‘ S  P L A C E
B A L I 

to attend an information session with
T A S  P A S A R 
a campaigner in the fight against plastic bag pollution on Bali beaches.

Image via Surfer Mag of Bede Durbridge
battling the plastic somewhere in Indo


Mick’s Place Bingin supporting re-useable market bags

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— t u e s d a y  t u n e s —
‘SPIRIT BIRD’
by X A V I E R  R U D D   
Throwback to March 26th 2014,  we were super fortunate to witness this talented and inspiratonal crowd pleaser hold court at one of Bali’s most spectacular locations,  perched on a steep cliff 70 metres above the roaring Indian ocean.

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Magali & Matt Wed, Bali – Destination Wedding

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We at Handsome Citizens can not encourage you enough, if you are heading down the aisle; to consider a destination wedding. We were married at a private villa on the cliffs of Uluwatu, Bali, with a very few intimate friends, and we recommend it highly. No stress, no fuss, beautiful surroundings, warm weather, surf/yoga/massage all at your fingertips to get the day started, your own pool and private villa, wonderful staff to look after you, and make sure your day goes to plan. Are we selling you? If you need a little more persuasion or if you just fancy a sticky beak, take a look at this wedding shown on The Lane, an on-line wedding directory.
Magali Pascal, a French fashion designer; and now husband Matt, were married in a private villa at Canggu in Bali on 6th July 2013 with a 1920’s Gatsby inspired theme, together with 120 guests. As you can see it was a magical affair, with the ceremony held on a bed of pink rose petals with a backdrop of giant bamboo at 5pm… ☟☟ Continue Reading →