Vandaya Journal

  • How to make your home and lifestyle more ocean friendly

    As many of us spend our days at home these days we might as well make the best of it. The focus at the moment is on the health of the world, but we also have to remember the health of our planet and the health of our oceans. We found it relevant to create a guide for you on how to make your home... View Post
  • Fiji Travel Guide

    Post by CEO Amalie M   When going to a new country, a basic language guide always comes in handy. Below you can learn your basic Fijian: Note that in Fiji "d" is pronounced "nd" so the city Nadi is pronounced Nandi and "q" is pronounced "ng". What to do in Fiji? Fiji is a true trop... View Post
  • VANDAYA muse Bethany Hamilton

    Bethany Meilani Hamilton just turned 30 (2020), yet she has accomplished more than most others her age. She is a professional surfer, a mom of 2, an author and a rolemodel and we can't wait to tell her story. Who is Bethany Hamilton? Bethany Hamilton grew up in Kauai, Hawaii with her parents an... View Post
  • 50 things to do while in quarentine/ lock down

    Since most of us are in quarantine, why not make the best of it? Now we have the time to do all the little things we have postponed for so long like tidying up the closet or painting the kitchen or being creative. Don't pretend to be bored, we have collected 50 things you can do while in quarenti... View Post
  • Everything you need to know about shark tooth necklaces

    Shark tooth necklaces have been worn for centuries. They are not only a popular fashion statement, but also hold symbolic meaning and have played the leading part in many myths.    Sharks have lived for 400M years and have evolved into the ultimate ocean predator. Sharks are distributed all acros... View Post
  • 8 easy lifestyle choices you can make to help save the ocean

    Why do we need to save our oceans?  Our Oceans cover 71% of the planet's surface and are not just home to an important diversity of species: they regulate our climate. Yet this ecosystem is in danger—and we all know it! We see the damage caused by human behaviour on the beaches, in documentaries... View Post
  • Vandaya muse Alexandra Costeau

    When the name Cousteau is spoken, it might be the legendary Jacques Yves Cousteau and his way of exploring the ocean that comes to mind. This blog post is not dedicated to Jacques, but another Cousteau who has caught the world’s attention and set a positive footprint on this planet: Alexandra Cou... View Post
  • Iconic ocean photoshoots

    As you probably have noticed, we are ocean lovers. We always go to the ocean for inspiration, and so does some of the worlds most famous fashion photographers. We have collected some of the most iconic photo shoots, taking place in or near the ocean.  1  Gisele Bündchen for CHANEL  Gisele Bünd... View Post


Dive into our universe inspired by traveling, nature and fashion. VANDAYA was founded during one of our trips to South East Asia, so traveling is a vital part of VANDAYAS DNA. Find travel inspiration, blog posts on ocean conservation and get a glimpse behind the scenes in our jewellery universe.