Swiss Fashion Blogger

Clinique invited me to celebrate the launch of their new line, PEP Start. The exclusive presentation with cocktails and DJ took place at Kaufleuten Festsaal in Zurich.  For the occasion, I wore a smart-chic outfit matching dressed-up adidas jog pants with a material blazer, a cami top in grey-silk, and high heels.  I carried my Proenza Schouler bag from  Lately,… Read More »

Swiss fashion blog

  I avoid discussing touchy subjects (such as religion and politics) or getting too personal in my blog.  Blame it on the neutral tendencies of my half-Swiss origin.  Here, I will throw caution to the wind and get personal – to talk about how I take time for myself. Our baby boomer parents have it… Read More »

Mui Ne Sand Dunes

Solo backpacking in Vietnam was the best decision I made this Summer. From the North to South, I visited 9 places – Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay, Phong Nha in Dong Hoi, Hoi An, Dalat, Mui Ne and Ho Chi Minh City – in 3 weeks. I was never really travelling alone. Along the way, I… Read More »


Le Kiosque, Lausanne

This small structure called Le Kiosque at St-François Place in the middle of Lausanne is a century old with a storied past. It was built in 1896 of…


“Backpacker beauty” sounds indeed like an oxymoron. Though backpacking is about travelling light (and in the rough), this city girl thinks you needn’t have to forego skin and beauty care. To keep my backpack light and trim, I did however have a hard time selecting my toiletry essentials (because every product seemed to be). I… Read More »

Zalando Summer House

Zalando Summer House

  It has been an hectic but unforgettable weekend in Berlin. I was invited to Zalando Summer House to experience the first edition of Bread&Butter.  Here’s my picture diary.     Friday  Zalando team welcomed us at AMANO Home aka. our Summer House.  As I checked into my room, I discovered the so many goodies that team had prepared.  How… Read More »


A MAC Makeup Lesson In Zurich

  Learn from the masters.  I am referring here to master makeup artist Paulo Almedia whom I met at a recent MAC cosmetics event in Z…

The Art of Hair

Have you heard about Shu Uemura Art of Hair?  Last Monday, I went t…


organ donation, let's talk about it
Let’s Talk About It

Today’s topic is different than the one I usually talk about.  It is also not a topic that many people like to talk a…

Bag to School + WIN One !

  We women carry way too many stuff in our bags (let’s skip the reasons why) for school or work.  So, what…