Travel Buddies


Where's your beach? Is it thousand of miles away on a sandy shore listening to the ocean water? The season for spring time vacationing is coming up, and whether you travel with friends or loved ones you'll want some good company to join you. In the spirit of traveling as a group, we want to go anywhere you do: so we've compiled some of our favorite travel buddies that help you make every beach trip a memorable one. 



The Miguel Travel Bag 

The perfect way to start and end any trip. You may go far and wide but you know that what matters most anywhere is reliability and durability. Everything you need will stylish and safe when it's nestled in this pebble grain companion. 

Perfect For: 

  • A sun kissed beach in San Jose Del Cabo. 
  • The warm cobblestone of the streets in Florence. 
  • The passenger seat of your car during a weekend getaway.




A rustic touch is sometimes the best way to relax. This breathable and elegant design in a smoked oak finish will keep you cool while still looking your best. Be sure to keep your no-show socks on to avoid ruining the tropical scent.

Perfect For: 

  • Brunch at your favorite beachfront cafe on Tikehau Island in French Polynesia.
  • A light espresso in the picturesque Austrian town of Innsbruck. 
  • Walking down the street under the cherry blossoms in Greenwich Park, London. 



Vintage 1950's Soccer Ball 

What's all work without a little play? Sometimes a vacation is more than just about a spa day and some pampering. Beach soccer is the perfect way to pump up the heart rate in style. Take your collectors edition soccer ball and show them how a dapper man dribbles.

Perfect For: 

  • A pick up game on Bathsheba Beach in Barbados. 
  • Some back and fourth passing in Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda.
  • Dribbling Drills in Waipio Valley Beach, Big Island, Hawaii.  

So where's your beach?

If you're traveling anywhere this holiday season, we hope we can come along too. Get your artisanal handmade leather goods at and don't forget to tag @jlrochashoes on Instagram, twitter, and Facebook so we can live vicariously through your vacation, and feature you're fun!

Safe Travels, 

J.L. Rocha