Meet the Team

Meet The People Who Helped Build Kaleidoskope

Three Ladies With Dream to Travel and Give Back Around the World

Pikke Allen

Co-Founder & Editor in Chief

Artifice Atelier is a Multi-Media Creative Shop in Santa Monica, CA. Chief Creative Officer Pikke Allen works as a writer for digital multi-media platforms in travel, luxury lifestyle for online digital media and marketing. As editor she will gather a unique set of voices to continue the exploration of the world and how travelers can be more empowered to contribute to it. As a traveler she is influenced by her life in Paris beginning as a young girl and later as “ARTIFICE” and now as the PARIS ADVENTURESS at:   


Sara Rodriguez

Original Founder & Travel Expert

World Traveler, Blogger and expert on exotic travel, Sara Rodriguez founded a blog that has a devoted audience of avid travelers both active and aspirational.  With her expertise on the ‘un-traveled’ and the ‘un-explored locations’, she brings to her clients a unique  perspective. With her value s of ‘Eco-Sustainability’ her vacations are unique in the Travel & Leisure Space. See her many travel ideas throughout the site.

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Deanna Proach

Founding Editor of  Kaleidoskope Magazine

Deanna Proach graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Northern British Columbia in 2008. Her goal was to become a teacher, but she put aside her teaching aspirations and pursued a career in writing instead.  She is still passionate about teaching and plans to travel and teach around the world. Her unique contribution to the magazine is felt throughout its pages.