The Glamour-ist Travel



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[Feng Shui Chic]: Your Personal Feng Shui Journey

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The “Golden” Coin- I wear my “Golden” coin as a potent majesty to empower me. My “Golden” coin compass will keep me on course.

  The Glamour-ist Travel

Hello Goddesses! Vacation time for the Glamour-ist is the perfect time for mind-body relaxation. Traveling to enjoy nature's outdoor activities “ups” the experience with sun, water sports, activities, and adventures galore. Often, you will be surrounded by the most natural landscapes from snow-capped mountains to sunny luscious forests, to seascapes to provide you fulfillment filled with fun and fantasy. For the Glamour-ist spirituality abounds with spa treatments, retreats, exercises, and of course shopping and restaurants-- luring you to participate in all sports.


Southeast Asia has been my home away from home since I was 21 years old living abroad in Hong Kong with my husband as a newlywed. We’ve holidayed many times in Singapore which is where we found our favorite shangri-la at the Shangri-La Hotel (@shangrilahotels)- an urban oasis tucked away in the city’s downtown on 15 acres of gardens and lush greenery. It’s the perfect respite after a day of strolling the famous Orchard Road (known by locals simply as “Orchard”), a high-end shopping area with luxury designer shops and boutiques.


My High Priestess Jewelry- Backstory:

Singapore is a city bustling with vitality and energy. Many of the streets are narrow, full of color, and are simply beautiful with local merchants and street vendors. There are many iconic buildings mixed with modern luxury towers. While the shopping and restaurant scenes are phenomenal, my favorite place to hang out is actually at the Botanic Gardens (there are actually three different kinds!). The gardens date back to 1822, playing an important part in fostering agricultural development throughout the region.


The first, Singapore Botanic Gardens (@nparksbuzz) is a 183-acre garden with sculptures, a swan lake and tropical trees which are so captivating that it’s the only tropical garden in the world to be honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The second, Singapore Orchid Gardens, has over 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids of orchids sitting on a magical and breathtaking hilltop. Lastly, there’s the Botanical Gardens Learning Forest. There are more than 100 species of birds, 20 species of amphibians and reptiles, seven species of mammals and over 500 species of plants, making the time spent a real education in the natural world.


[High Priestess What to Wear- Where]: Posted every Saturday! 

I often snuck off to enjoy private time in these luscious gardens, often inspiring my Collections. My [eponymous jewelry]-- my [sacred eye] is special to me because of the symbol, evoking images symbolizing growth, change, and renewal- encouraging peace and harmony.


Singapore is sultry and tropical with an edge and heat like New York City Summers-- also very sophisticated and chic like the Parisian flair. Day or night, I don my glamorous [goddess bracelets], it’s all about designers. I was always ahead of fashion trends because of my constant travels through Asia. You must always be dressed day or night as cash is still king in part of this world-- it's best to shop using US dollars.


 A Feast for your Eyes! Let’s Eat-- Long before Anthony Bourdain made Asian street food infamous, my husband and I enjoyed strolling the local streets eating spicy noodles from street vendors while adventuring throughout the city at night I often wore my stiletto heels with pants and tops, embellished with [Black Diamonds] of course.


Shashona’s Singapore Sling:

¾ Gin (I like Tanqueray)

¼ Grand Marnier

¼ Cherry Liqueur (I like Heering)

¼ Herbal Liqueur (I like Bénédictine)

1 oz Fresh Pineapple Juice

A dash of bitters and club soda and a cherry to top


To Prepare:

Add all the ingredients except the club soda into a shaker with ice and shake.

Strain into a highball glass, and top with the club soda.

Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.


If you want to serve a colorful refreshing non-alcoholic cocktail, click on the video for my Strawberry [Rainbow Refresher]


I quote for you the Glamour-ist from the American writer, but it perfectly expresses how I feel traveling to South East Asia “The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of life is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give.”-William Arthur Ward


I offer you the Glamour-ist, the gift to journey on the roads less traveled, enjoy and reboot.


Modern Master Fun Salutations!

Learn fun and tasty recipes on my [Youtube] channel!


I Salute Gems & Jewels to the Goddess who wears her. Hear and live your inner Goddess with Glamour-ist, Attitude & Spirit!


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[Author of Feng Shui Chic, Simon & Schuster]


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