Advertising/Affiliate Disclosure

Metik Ventures, LLC

Advertising/Affiliate Disclosure Effective Date: September  2015

This website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Metik Ventures, LLC d/b/a “Metik Publishing” d/b/a “” (“COMPANY,” “we” or “us”).

The purpose of this Site is to help people live a rich life by provoking thought, cultivating curiosity, and inspiring life-changing or -enhancing experiences – whether through food, travel, experiential learning, or the exploration of ideas and places.  In efforts to provide clients and users of the Site with an exceptional experience, the Site provides both original content, as well as participate in paid advertising and affiliate programs for which we are compensated.

Metik Ventures, LLC only represents products, services, programs, and websites which we have used ourselves and/or which were developed by colleagues and organizations that we trust and respect.  Because of that, we have no problem recommending them to you, and will not hesitate to discontinue representation of them should we feel that they no longer meet the standards for this Site.

If you click on their ad or text link and buy something as a result, Metik Ventures, LLC receives a small commission.  In a nutshell: the vendor compensates us for the referral if you buy something after clicking through a link on the Site.

The Site also participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to  If you click on an Amazon link or photo on the Site or in materials created by Metik Ventures, LLC, Metik Ventures, LLC receives a (small) commission, as long as you complete your purchase within 24 hours.

Generally speaking, Metik Ventures, LLC does not run giveaways or sponsored promotions or write product reviews at others’ request.   If we do review a product or service, it is because we love it and the views we share are the opinion of the Company.  While the company whose product a review covers may read the text of the review, they do not approve or edit it in any way.  If we do accept compensation – whether paid or in samples which we keep, it is because, and only because, we would have written about them anyway.

In final disclosure, this blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

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