A ‘Normal’ Makeup Tutorial – Einfach Basic

28th August 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

I love makeup but am not a makeup artist. So this tutorial is as normal as it gets. Nothing too fancy. Every step (other than moisturisation) is optional. If you are out of eyebrow filler? Use brown eyeliner. No one’s judging. I did it too. So, purely for your viewing […]

Life with Fitbit – is it worth wearing around?

22nd August 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

I have been wearing my Fitbit Alta since November 2017. For those who do not know, Fitbit Alta is a fitness tracker, on the lower end of the spectrum. Primarily, it counts my steps during the day, and monitors my sleep during the night. I chose a basic model because […]

Cheekh – Your Screaming Conscience

21st August 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

I recently watched Saba Qamar’s Cheekh (on YouTube) and felt goosebumps on so many instances throughout the 30-episode marathon. It hits home because we hear about these things on a DAILY FREAKING BASIS. With Cheekh, you get to go behind the scenes, immerse in the dark energies, feel the pain […]

Launch of Expat Bloggers Berlin

20th August 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

When I first moved to Dubai in 2013, I wanted to be a full-time blogger. I had been in a corporate grind for last four years, and wanted to come back to the creative side of the world. The challenge here was that while I had the intention and willingness […]

Surviving Adult Friendships, with Fatma Khalil

16th August 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

August is considered the month of friendships, and today we are in conversation with someone who knows a thing or two (million) about them.  When we were younger and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was all the rage, I remember making friendship bands for some of my favourite people back then. It […]

Cologne to Berlin, with aches, pains and bruises

13th August 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

As I write this, sipping cappuccino at Cappuccino in Berlin, I can’t seem to remember the last two weeks. Everything is back to normal and I am loving every bit of our time in Berlin. Weather has been exceptionally kind. Coffee has been good. Food is cheap. Buildings go higher […]