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Love & Rum

Bell's Scotch: Selling Booze without Bikinis

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The folks over at Bell's South Africa know about heart strings. Sex sells, but so do stories, and stories tend to stay with us longer than a hot flash in the pants.

Father and son? Whisky? Overcoming adversity? Pour me another! Watch this story unfold, then tell me you aren't thirsty for some delicious, golden, throat charming scotch whisky.

Below is a bonus on the making of this ad. 

Herschel Supply Co. Well Travelled: A trip to Valladolid, Mexico

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A city of freshly painted colonial buildings, sitting next to those that aren’t.

A trip of ours to the Mexican colonial city of Valladolid was recently featured in Herschel Supply Co.'s magazine, The Journal. For the full story and photography, grab a copy of The Journal at your local Herschel retailer or go visit Herschel's blog for the digital version.

Thanks to the team over at Herschel for featuring that lovely little city. If you have the opportunity to head to Valladolid, do what it takes to get there. You won't be disappointed. Unless maybe you hate interesting architecture, history, incredible food, sunshine and beer.

Click the thumbnails below to see a few extra images that weren't featured on the Herschel blog. Left and right keys to navigate.

When in Tulum: Drink Beers and Take Pictures

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Just before the holidays our pals Dano and Kim took a visit down to our spot here in Playa del Carmen. After some good dinners, a bunch of beers and talking about the region, Tulum came up. Tulum always comes up.

We work most days, so while we were on lock down having a Mac-Off, they headed south to Tulum. If you don't know Tulum from a visit, the Internet or a drunken match of Trivial Pursuit Edición Mexicano, then what you need to know can all be learned from looking at these photos that Dano took.

When you're done consuming this gallery, head over to his site to see the rest. You should also follow him on Instagram for more photos like these.

About Dano Pendygrasse: 

With almost 20 years experience in action sports, both editorial and commercial, and experienced in underwater photography, Dano truly can shoot anything. He has spent time as a photo editor for an international magazine, a divemaster in the tropics, and a staff photographer for the largest snowboard magazines and brands in the world.

He currently resides in Vancouver where he shoots the people, the city, and everything else.