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Travel Diaries Part I: How to Spend 3 Days in Los Angeles

We've spent the past 3 weeks on the road traveling. Along the way, we've made stops in a few great cities, including LA, London and Istanbul. This blog series is...

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How Travel Improves Your Life -- 7 Ways to Maximize your Happiness

From maximizing your brain's neuroplasticity to provoking your prehistoric, biological instincts to explore, there are many reasons to why travel improves your overall states of mental, physical and emotional health....

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Summer of '69: Birthplace of the American Vacation

Historically, leisure travel was available only to the wealthy. For example, the Habsburg Dynasty would depart with pomp and circumstance from Vienna for their summer residence, Schönbrunn Palace, in an elaborate procession of carriages. The wealthy...

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Res Ipsa Core Beliefs

Since 2013, Res Ipsa was born out of a desire to break with convention.We operate Res Ipsa from a set of core beliefs that guide what we do and why...

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What to Wear in LA Every Month: Men's Style Guide | Res Ipsa

If you're taking a trip to the sunny & stylish West Coast and wondering what to wear in Los Angeles, we've got you covered. Through our travels around the world, we know...

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Decoding the Secret Language of Kilim

Decoding the Secret Language of Kilim

Kilim traces back thousands of years to the cradle of civilization in Central Asia. For centuries, weavers silently imposed their personal feelings and identity into the rugs. The motifs enscribed into...

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circa 2014

ATLANTA IN ISTANBUL

During a trip to Istanbul we wandered into a store selling small kilim products for tourists. The young guy who was working in the store asked us where we were...

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INSPIRED BY SEINFELD, SORT OF

INSPIRED BY SEINFELD, SORT OF

How do did two lawyers start making shoes in Turkey? We blame Jerry Seinfeld. Kind of. When we started Res Ipsa almost three years ago, we were both practicing law full...

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