Skincare Tips for Female Travellers Lulu Meets World Professional Travel Blogger Lumen Beltran

My #1 Skincare Tip for the Girl On-the-Go

I’ve never had acne. Ever, in my life. Sure, I’ve had random breakouts throughout my youth here and there (LOL @ how I say “youth” as if I’m a middle-aged woman). Early morning basketball practices spare no-one, not to mention hormonal changes during that time of the month. I’d much rather run an endless number of…

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Dharavi Slums Visit

Working in the world of glitz and glamour is a dream come true. After all, you’re rubbing elbows with the biggest A-list stars! But when you’ve become so deeply engulfed in this world, you can become desensitized to larger world issues, like poverty. India is known as the “King of Contrasts” and for my experience,…

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GQ Best Dressed 2017

If you’re looking for fashion inspiration, the 8th annual #GQBestDressed 2017 party is the place to find it! It’s no secret that GQ has been the ultimate authority on men’s fashion and lifestyle for a long time now, and they continue to provide inspiration to men and boys alike. For those who aren’t already aware, the…

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…

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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…

Monday Musings Lulu Meets World Professional Blogger Travel Lumen Beltran

Genuine Support + Introducing #MondayMusings

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how much I’ve learned about blogging and social media engagement over the past few months. I’ve learned about analytics. Hashtags. All the nitty-gritty details that every wannabe blogger should know about. But more than anything else, I’ve learned what it truly means to have genuine support from friends who believe…

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Not Fair: India’s Obsession with Fair Skin

Do you ever think about how different your life would be if you were more or less attractive? How would people treat you? Is beauty really as subjective as the phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” suggests? Or is it actually objective, quantifiable by such concepts as the Golden Ratio? What exactly do…

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