The first time I encountered Aufguss, I turned and walked away, as quickly as my floppy spa slippers would carry me.
My surfing journey began ten years ago, on a spontaneous trip to a week-long surf camp, the beginning of a love-hate relationship with the sport. It’s an activity I’m addicted to for life, but it’s been the struggles, and not just the highs, that have led me there.
For over 20 years I’ve circled the globe for work and vacations. Always eager to explore, my adventures come with a caveat: travel is not kind to me.
A former management consultant who virtually lived in airports, Kristi started Encircled with a dream of helping women travel lighter and do more with less by creating clothing that blends style with function, using high-quality, sustainable fabrics.
From refrigerated workouts to plogging and lagree, 5 fitness trends you haven’t tried yet, and the best places to give them a go.
Get tips on creating a first aid kit that will help make your trip as safe and enjoyable as possible + recipe for refreshing Lavender & Chamomile Face Mist.
Imagine looking into your closet each morning, seeing everything and knowing exactly what to choose, and feeling wonderful about how you look, and where your clothing came from. Sound wonderful? Get tips on building a minimalist wardrobe from Encircled.
Our editor recounts her transformative experience at the enchanting Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing, winner of Canada’s Best Wellness Retreat in 2018.
Prepare for inner transformation through immersive travel experiences, from holistic wilderness retreats at Grail Springs to the (nudity required) Aufguss Sauna ritual and lessons hard-won by surfboard, plus get inspiration on minimalist wardrobes and essential oils for the road.