Saint Martin’s First-Ever SXMusic Festival

An outdoor electronic music festival with forest parties and infinity beach views

As the music festival scene continues to grow and grow, a new entrant—dedicated to electronic acts—will debut in March 2016 on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Equal parts celebration of music, festival culture and the nearing-end of northern hemisphere winter weather, SXMusic will occupy a series of outdoor venues. There will be music on various beaches and beachside venues, followed by pop-up dance parties …

Le Comptoir General, Paris

Hidden in a Parisian alleyway, an eclectic, living museum invites the curious traveler to immerse themselves in creativity

by Meghan Sebold For any travel enthusiast, the best venue to visit is often one that requires processing time to absorb the scene—a place that makes you wonder, “What on earth is going on here?” Le Comptoir General (LCG) in Paris’s 10th arrondissement pushes all concepts of what can be done in a space that is categorized as a bar/restaurant. While walking along the Canal …

ARC Magazine

A Caribbean publication puts island artists in the global spotlight

by Kyana Gordon Sips of rum punch, luxurious private villas and postcard-perfect white sand beaches are reasons many vacationers flock to the Caribbean. Holly Bynoe and Nadia Huggins, two ambitious women from the chain of glittering islands known as St. Vincent and the Grenadines, are working to subvert that stereotypical perception with their sophisticated arts and culture publication, ARC Magazine. “Debunking stereotypes has been a …