Break out the hot chocolate and fuzzy slippers! Our December issue is now live and ready to inspire good vibes. A huge thank you to all our contributors for this issue. The team was as always, very excited and worked tirelessly to complete this issue. This month you can read up on Self Care Through Skin Care, peruse the delicious recipes of our Winter Flavors. Get an up-close view of Winter Road Trippin’ through Aomori prefecture, learn about Awa Odori—one of Japan’s most exuberant summer festivals and many more interesting topics. We hope you have as much fun reading this issue of CONNECT as we had creating it. See you on the inside!