Travel

My Top 5 Tips for Traveling in Iceland

Tourism to Iceland has skyrocketed in the last decade thanks to stopover deals offered by Icelandair and cheap flights on WOW airlines. But with the Northern Lights, Blue Lagoon (more about that one later) and many other natural beauties to see, it’s kind of surprising Iceland hasn’t been a trendy tourist destination from the get-go.

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My Top 5 Tips for People Looking to Visit Japan

Japan is a country that I think everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. It’s brimming with culture, excitement and delicious food. However, planning an international trip can be confusing and oftentimes overwhelming. So, here are my top five tips for those of you who are looking to travel to Japan.Read more

Beauty

Manhattan’s New “Anti-Spa” Heyday Popped My Facial Cherry

I may be in my 20’s but before a month ago I had never gotten a facial. Crazy, right? Getting a facial to me meant either shelling out the big bucks at a fancy spa or being true to my Asian roots and heading to the back room of a Chinatown hair salon. And on a recent college graduate’s salary I’ll let you guess which option was more viable.Read more

Beauty

My Visit to the Permanent Glossier Showroom in NYC

At the beginning of December, Glossier announced that its permanent showroom was officially open to the public. The showroom is located in Lower Manhattan, on the outskirts of my regular stomping grounds of Chinatown. Housed on the penthouse floor of the building that their offices reside in, the showroom is open 7 days a week.Read more

Beauty

ColourPop Ultra Glossy Lips + Swatches

You know the all too familiar feeling of wearing lip gloss and then a gust of wind blows, leaving you with a mouthful of sticky hair? If you answered yes, then you understand why I ditched lip gloss completely in high school and vowed to only wear lipstick from then on…until now. Read more

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