free spirits near and far


Inside Elsewhere is a travel-inspired lifestyle journal dedicated to wellness, surf, design, and nomadic exploration. Through visually-driven storytelling and thoughtfully-curated experiences, Inside Elsewhere aims to spark journeys that open the mind and expand the heart from within to beyond.



Christina Pérez is a Brooklyn-based travel and fashion editor who has written for Condé Nast Traveler, DeparturesRefinery29, SELF, ShapeFashionista, Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie ClaireInStyle. Prior to her freelance life, she held editing posts at Glamour, Lucky, and PopSugar's fashion news site Fashionologie. Pérez grew up in the magical Great Lakes region of the Midwest, and, thanks to six years wandering the globe full-time as a model, has lived everywhere from Paris to Tokyo. Her favorite destinations are the ones she hasn’t been to yet.

Thomas Beckner is Creative Director of Video at Hearst Digital Media. Passionate about imagery and story-telling, he started his career working for Peter Jennings’ The Documentary Group. His work as a producer and DP has been broadcast across networks including ABC, PBS, HBO, ARTE, Discovery, Travel Channel, TVGN, and more. Originally from Tennessee, Thomas lived in Paris for six years and has traveled everywhere from the Maldives to Ecuador. In fact, he’s rarely met a plane ticket he didn’t like.