Semester at Sea Dorm Tour Video

Semester at Sea Dorm Tour

Ok, you know that incredibly neglected YouTube channel I’ve been talking about? Well I just uploaded a new video on it! Like I’ve mentioned in the video, I still get asked about Semester at Sea, so I’m going to use the footage that I have to create helpful guides for people who are setting sail as well. Beyond…

Long-Term Travel Tips Lulu Meets World Professional Travel Blogger Lumen Beltran

Why I Prefer Long-Term Travel

It’s been 172 days since I’ve seen my mom, had a cup of Tim Hortons, or eaten a home cooked Filipino meal. Having said that, I may or may not be dead on the inside. However, I really can’t blame anyone but myself since I’m making the conscious decision to further extend my stay in the Bay. (Can…

The Complete Checklist for Flat Hunting in Mumbai Bombay India Asia Apartment Expat Travel Tips Lulu Meets World Blog by Lumen Beltran

Your Complete Checklist for Flat Hunting in Mumbai!

Living independently is something that’s totally new to me. Up until I moved to India, I’ve always lived at home with my parents who (as I’ve now realized) have been babying me all this time. Adulting makes me ask a lot of questions, such as … Why does everything cost money? And more importantly, What do…

How to Transfer Money Internationally Using TransferWise Lulu Meets World Travel Blog by Lumen Beltran

How to Transfer Money Internationally (Without the Headache!)

I hate worrying about money.  Especially when I’m traveling. My first experience living on my own adulting in Mumbai has been quite a challenge, financially speaking. Mainly because international wire transfers from Canadian banks to Indian banks take about a million years to process, and another billion years to trace. Whenever you’re dealing with international…

Owl Cafe in Tokyo Japan

Why You Should Give a Hoot About Kawaii Culture

Stepping foot in a bustling city like Tokyo is enough to make even the most experienced traveler’s head spin. With so much to experience, it’s difficult to know which hot spots to hit first. My recommendation is to immerse yourself in Japan’s renowned kawaii culture by visiting an animal cafe. Tokyo offers a plethora of animal cafe experiences, such…

Zagreb Zigzags // Worldwide Style File: CROATIA

A nautical fit-and-flare with a colour and pattern combination emulating the Adriatic coast. Paired with a charming wide brim sun hat to accentuate the delicate lace detail. A look created for gallivanting across Croatian pebble beaches.

Argan Oil Extraction // Global Beauty Series: MOROCCO

The benefits of Moroccan Argan oil are endless and well-known. It can be used to soothe dry skin, fade stretch marks, and treat bug bites and rashes. When it comes to hair, it is by far my favourite oil to use as it prevents split ends, controls frizz, and protects hair while maintaining a lightweight feel…