A “flat lay” or “flatlay” is simply a still-life picture of objects lying on a flat surface.  Here are tips and tricks on how to capture aesthetically appealing flat lays. Find your flat surface.  For your background “canvas”, you can use a table, however you’ll have to climb up a chair or step stool to make sure… Read More »

  A big city can be seen as a collection of neighborhoods, each with its distinctive character. This is no different in Taipei, a modern beautiful city where I stayed for a long weekend.  Explore this city with me through my pick of neighborhoods or districts in this travel guide and photo diary.    … Read More »

My bespoke Jeans and chinos ©blaastyle

  It’s tricky to find a pair of jeans that fit me off-the-shelf. Invariably I have to alter the length, or I don’t quite like the cut – ditto for chinos. A solution comes by the name of Selfnation, a Zurich and Berlin-based company which tailors jeans and chinos to your measurements. The founders want… Read More »

Food Places in Ubud ©blaastyle

Food Places In Ubud Bali

  Bali is seldom known as a foodie destination but I did discover several gems of cafes and restaurants in the inland Ubud area. Here are thre…

Places to Eat in Bangkok ©Blaast Travel

More shopping and eating-out suggestions from my trip to Bangkok.  Eat & Eat…   Apinara Thai Cuisine   The destination for traditional spicy Thai food. The menu does also offer a selection of “neutral” dishes.  The décor is authentically traditional yet manages to feel modern.      After You Dessert Cafe  I tried the signature toast with… Read More »

How To Become A Fashion Blogger ©Blaastyle

  I regularly receive messages asking how one can become a fashion blogger, and if there is a magic formula. I share some of my experiences here and hope they provide the answers you were looking for, and perhaps even motivate or inspire you. I started blogging at 13. I remember posting friends pictures or “cool stuff” on Skyrock (the cool platform then). Then I moved on to Blogspot, and narrowed my contents to focus on fashion. I shared what inspired me (images… Read More »

  I shot this OOTD look at an offbeat location. It is the rooftop of People’s Park Complex, an iconic 60’s-style building in the heart of Chinatown. To access the rooftop, you take the elevator at entrance of the shopping mall to the 6th floor and then climb the stairs. As backdrop, you have either… Read More »

How To Keep Long And Healthy Hair

There are several schools of thought on good hair care.  I trust in less is better.  Some girls are blessed with gorgeous easy-to-care ha…

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What To Visit In Bangkok

    To borrow a well-known expression – when one is tired of Bangkok, one is tired of life. The multi…

Esquina Tapas Bar in Singapore ©blaastyle
Esquina Tapas Bar, Singapore

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Food Places In Ubud Bali

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