Kapalashweerar Temple Chennai South India Tamil Nadu Travel Tips Tour Guide

How NOT to Get Ripped Off While Traveling

Should we always give people the benefit of the doubt?  The high school version of me would say, “Yes, absolutely.” I had always believed that we should give people a fair chance to show their true colours. And that it’s wise to draw our own conclusions about people, especially since so many are so often…

My Fairytulle Skirt by Dixika Vanvari Lulu Meets World Travel Beauty Fashion Blog by Lumen Beltran

My Indian Fairytale

My experience here in India has been far from perfect. In between homesickness and spending days locked in my room, bedridden from a little too much shady street food, there were countless times during my stay that I desperately wanted to hop on a plane headed home. But something about the vibe here in Bombay…

The Taste Case #LuluEatsWorld Lulu Meets World

How Taste Case Keeps Me Healthy On-The-Go!

I wouldn’t exactly call myself a health freak. Don’t get me wrong, I love being active. Especially since hitting the pavement for a morning run is the perfect excuse to indulge in my questionable love for pop music. But at the end of the day, I’m no stranger to skipping workouts and binge watching TV…

Ellora Caves Aurangabad Maharashtra India Asia Lulu Meets World Aurangabad Travel Blog

Your Weekend Guide to Aurangabad, India

Greetings from reality! I spent a surreal weekend in Aurangabad, about 8 hours away from Bombay and I figured I would share the experience with you so you can see it for yourself. Part of the reason I had a great time is because I was with awesome company, so make sure you travel to…

Our Guest is Our God India Travel Blogger Lulu Meets World Lumen Beltran

“Our Guest is Our God”

There’s a saying in India that’s roughly translated to English as, “Our guest is our god”. And boy, do the locals here really live by that phrase! You walk into any Indian household and chai or coffee is basically shoved down your throat. I had brunch with a colleague recently and we discussed our living experience…

5 Indian Fashion Bloggers to Follow Lulu Meets World Blogger Lumen Beltran

5 Indian Fashion Bloggers to Follow

India as a country kills it in a number of categories. Cultural festivals, enterprising street vendors, notorious celebrities, and obsessing over cricket are just a few examples. The blogging game is no different. Whether you’re looking for beauty hacks, style DIYs, ethnic wear inspo, or a digital luxury get-away, these Indian fashion and lifestyle bloggers…

Bandra-Worli Sea Link Mumbai Bombay India Lulu Meets World Professional Travel Blogger Lumen Beltran

Fake Accents + Sea Link OOTD

Arguably one of the best things about living in Mumbai as a Canadian expat is the fact that English is an official language here. Formal documents and most other print need not be decoded and is grammatically correct. But for the most part, everyday conversation is carried out in Hindi. That includes sending out WhatsApp…

Check out my new SHOP page! Dismiss