Tags archives: beauty

Through the eyes of Hengki Koentjoro

Indonesia was always a place that had beautiful landscape that blew my mind: Stunning beaches, hypnotic rainforests, mysterious temples, hidden waterfalls… it is a tropical paradise that was immense to explore and backpack about in. I swear my camera hardly left my face as I attempted to capture scene upon scene of terrain, but as usual, it never looked as[...]

10 reasons to travel with olive oil

I found the perfect travel partner who never fails to fix my hair when in need, repair my stuck zipper, cure me when I’m sick, and shine my shoes. It’s never in my way and hails from the Mediterranean. Olive oil, you’re the best! Okay, maybe s/he isn’t a real person, but yes, I take olive oil with me wherever I go. Olive oil has been used for medi[...]

Hippie girl's packing guide: 10 of my essentials

What does it mean to me to be a modern hippie girl?  It means I feel as comfortable barefoot as I do in heels.  It means I can spend the night at a 5-star resort one night and the next night camp on the beach.  It means I am independent and self reliant. It means even if I enjoy wearing it, I don’t need makeup to feel sexy.  It means I can adapt to any[...]


It's so lovely to hear from other female travelers who are inspired and motivated by Travelettes.net. Especially from girls who are undergoing their travels right now, blogging/recording/filming their adventures for the world to follow and share their laughs, tears, traumas and memories. And here is a perfect example of such a thing: MISSADVENTURES. O.k[...]

Look and feel good on long flights

Ever stepped off the plane after a brilliant holiday and felt so exhausted you could go straight on another one? Without the right preparation, long-distance flights can be tedious and exhausting. However, there are a few things you can do to minimize the toll that sitting on a plane for hours will take on your body and soul. 1) Keep yourself hydrated [...]

Melbourne Cup Day - The Race That Stops A Nation

‘Melbourne Cup’ is an age old institution and tradition of the state of Victoria, Australia. I admit, I had never heard about it in previous trips to Oz until I came to live permanently in Melbourne and heard about an event which allowed excited Melbournians to have a public holiday. I was now an excited Melbournian who got a day off... but what was this[...]

6 Extraordinary Beauty Trends From Japan

A Travelette not only loves to travel the world but also to discover the hottest beauty trends. You may think that Paris or New York are always on the forefront of beauty, but hold your horses, just wait what Japan has to bring to the table! We do realise that beauty trends and ideals are different around the world. It's common knowledge that Asian countr[...]

Weird Stuff From Around The World

Traveling can broaden your mind. Actually, it almost definitely will. You will see and do things you’ve never seen or done before. And sometimes you will see and do things you never thought you will see or do. Here we go: Our Top 10 weirdest stuff to do and see while traveling 1. Square Watermelons - Japan Ever had the problem that a watermelon [...]

Beauty SOS

Dear travelettes, Bad hair days, ugly nails, fatty hair, makeup-leftovers and a serious zombie look are some of the challenges we may encounter while traveling. This is how you can deal with it without your regular beauty products. Bad hair days tend to come more frequent while traveling, especially with hot weather and limited shower facilities. Have [...]

Writing for Looking Good No Matter What

Dear travelettes, I was recently asked to contribute to a great new project called Looking Good No Matter What, a beauty blog sponsored by Hansaplast where 4 established beauty professionals blog about what they know. Or maybe I should say 3 beauty professionals and myself. The other editors are Lynne from Lynne.TV and FragdieGurus.de, Chris from 30 ans e[...]

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