If you call our customer service team, there’s a good chance the friendly voice on the line belongs to Ops superstar Kimiko. This California native and proud techie showed us the desk essentials that help her power through phone calls and emails with amazing grace.
1. Cards, gifts, and mementos from friends: My favorite things on my desk are pictures, cards, and knickknacks from my best friends and favorite shows and events.
2. Rdio: I prefer rdio to Spotify (I’ll have this debate with anyone, anyday). I can’t be without my music collection at my fingertips at all time, and of course all my favorites are synced up to my iPhone on my rdio app!
Our editor Meredith just jetted off on the ultimate island vacay: Bali. We couldn’t be more jealous of her exotic destination—the closest we’ve ever gotten is Eat, Pray, Love. All week, she’ll be exploring temples, lounging on white sand beaches, and eating plenty of spicy Indonesian food. The only perils? Heat, humidity, dehydration, and, oh yeah, getting sand in everything. Here are the team’s suggestions for what to take on an exotic adventure—whether it’s to Bali or beyond!
KOR Aura Water Bottle: ”When you’re traveling a long way, staying hydrated on the plane is critical. Over-spending at airport concession stands, however, is not. That’s why I’d recommend packing a reusable bottle in your carry on. Just don’t fill the bottle until you’ve passed security!” -Caroline